The Hsin Tung Yang brand name was launched in 1967 by the former chairman, Mr. Mai Hsin-Fu, based out of Taiwan. In 1980, they started selling their jerky in the United States to Asian supermarkets. In 1985, Mr. Mai Hsin-Fu unexpectedly passed away due to high blood pressure at 44. His sudden death shocked the whole industry. Despite his death, his passionate work ethic remains with the company today. Read More
The first review on Hsin Tung Yang will be on a 1 pound/16 ounce/454 gram bag of their fruit flavored beef jerky. Note that is the net weight, which includes the plastic bag that weighs 18 grams. This jerky was given to me as a gift while visiting North Arlington, New Jersey in late December 2014.