KRAVE was envisioned by Jon Sebastian in 2009 while training for the NYC marathon. They have always believed that snack food doesn’t have to be junk food. They marinate it for maximum flavor, cook it low and slow, slice it, and spice it with delectable seasoning. Their snacks ditch the nitrites and grisly texture for bold, culinary-inspired flavors and tender, slow-cooked cuts. If something is good for you, it ought to TASTE that way. Read More
Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks is still family owned (despite all the arguments) and proudly produces top quality meat snacks, trail mixes, roasted nuts, and candies on the Oregon Coast. Born and raised in Tillamook, Oregon, Ken & Karla Werner built Werner Gourmet Meat Snacks from the ground up. In 1994, Ken & Karla started making beef jerky in their garage at home. Ken would load up their family minivan with beef jerky to drive Read More
Sierra Madre Provisions are located in Sierra Madre, California, which is in the foothill of the San Gabriel Mountains. They have been in business for over 30 years selling wholesale and retail, using ranch raised cattle. Their meat is hand sliced, and as of today, Sierra Madre Provision Co. sells over 15 different flavors of jerky. The Sierra Madre Provision Co. jerky brand name is distributed Read More
Raincoast Trading was launched in 1995. They specialize in Pacific albacore, sockeye salmon, pink salmon, skipjack tuna, and sardine products, with jerky being one of their products. Founded by a multi-generation fishing family on the West Coast of Canada, Raincoast Trading believes that sustainable seafood can and should be accessible. Canned wild seafood can be Read More
Eden and his wife Marie (aka Ria) Van officially launched Ria’s RoadKill Jerky in 2011, based out of Long Beach, California where Eden was raised. Eden is a first generation Cambodian immigrant and Marie is Filipina. Ria’s RoadKill Jerky award winning jerky is smoked in very small batches using all natural ingredients with no preservatives that takes four days to make from start Read More
The first review on Noble Jerky will focus on a 2.47 ounce/70 gram bag of their chipotle flavored vegan jerky. This flavor is described as being hot and spicy. The bag was purchased at a Winners store in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.
The chief and founder, Blair Swiler, is a chef. Initially, Blair only made jerky for his family using a proprietary smoking process. Then his business partner, and now co-founder, Dennis Riedel, realized the potential of selling “Filet in a Bag”. In their words, it is “Jerky Done Right”. They aspire to only make the best jerky they can, where they don’t believe that anything, or anyone, should ever Read More
In 2018, current CEO James Napier, being a knee down amputee, was determined not to let that disability affect him. James reached out to a friend, fellow patriot, serial entrepreneur, and current COO Lance Wood. Together, while eating some special hot sauces at a local barbecue, James thought that he could sell these hot sauces. In collaboration with their Read More
The next review for 4 Seasons Jerky will focus on a 2 ounce/56.7 gram bag of their Garlic Chipotle flavored beef jerky. This jerky is advertised as a tantalizing mixture of good ‘ol fashion garlic and chipotle chili peppers, being a bit spicy and garlicky. The owner, Thom Le, which is short for Thomas, graciously submitted this bag of jerky for review.
The next review for Day Drinkin’ Jerky will be on a 3 ounce/85 gram bag of their Raspberry Chipotle Bourbon BBQ flavored beef jerky. It is described as a non-spicy raspberry BBQ with a small hint of chipotle to brighten all the flavors up. This bag was graciously submitted for review by the owner, John Day. The Day Drinkin’ Jerky name come from 2 facts: 1) John’s last name is Day, 2) All marinades have an alcohol as a primary ingredient.