Old Wisconsin began as Thielmann’s, a small sausage shop owned and operated by Frank Thielmann and William Stolzman back in 1942. Even today, they still use many of their high-quality sausage recipes. Due to increased demand, they opened their first plant in 1953, and changed their name to Thielmann’s Old Wisconsin Sausage Company shortly afterwards. In 1976, Read More
It all started in the 1880’s when Jack Link’s great-grandfather, Chris, settled in Minong, Wisconsin. In 1885 the Jack Link’s brand name was introduced. From generation to generation, they kept on making their legendary sausages and smoked meats. Today, they sell more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Jack Link’s brand name is manufactured by Read More
The Matador jerky brand name is distributed by the very large, family owned, and a true American success story Link Snacks Inc. While the Jack Links jerky brand name is easily the world leader in jerky sales, this Matador jerky brand is targeted towards teenagers, with bolder flavors. Link Snacks Inc. is located in Minong, Wisconsin, and interestingly Read More
The next review on El Norteño will be on a 1 ounce/28 gram meat stick on their habanero flavor. Tira de carne in Spanish translates to meat stick. A combination of beef and pork is used in this meat stick. This jerky was graciously submitted for review by Justin Jahnke.
The first review on El Norteño will be on a 1.5 ounce/43 gram bag of their homestyle flavored beef cecina. The word cecina is Spanish for “dried meat”, the same basic definition of jerky. The flavor name homestyle is translated into Spanish on the bag as “Como Hecho en Casa”, which translates in English to “Like the Taste of Home”. This jerky was kindly submitted for review by Justin Jahnke.
The Jack Link’s brand name is manufactured by Link Snacks, Inc., based out of Minong, Wisconsin. It all started in the 1880’s when Jack Link’s great-grandfather, Chris, settled in Minong, Wisconsin. In 1885 the Jack Link’s brand name Read More
The next review on Jack Link’s will be on a 3.25 ounce/92 gram bag of their chili lime flavored beef jerky. Back in December 2014, while getting off the i81 interstate to fill up with gas, this bag was purchased at a store named Greggs Market Place, in Marathon, New York.