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Beef Jerky Around the world

JERKY AROUND THE WORLD Around the world, besides traditional meat being used for jerky, meat from domestic and wild animals is also used. These meats include beef, pork, goat and mutton or lamb. Wild animals including deer, kudu, springbok, kangaroo, and bison are also used. Recently, other animals such as turkey, ostrich, salmon, crocodile/alligator, tuna, […]

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What is Beef Jerky ?

What is jerky? According to Wikipedia, the word “jerky” is derived from the Quechia (a native South American language) word “ch’arki”, which means “dried, salted meat”. Traditionally, jerky is described as “lean meat that has been trimmed of fat, cut into strips, and then dried to prevent spoilage”.  Traditional jerky is made from sliced, whole […]

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