If you are looking for inspiration for your own beef jerky business there is no shortage of jerky companies in Australia in check out.
Jerky can come in a huge range of flavours as well as dryness, thickness and chewiness. For these reasons, there are a lot of jerky companies where their jerky is completely different from other companies.
In this article we will take a look at some popular as well as some up and coming jerky businesses.
Bigwig Jerky Co
Based in Brisbane, Bigwig Jerky has been making jerky since 2014. Bigwig Jerky uses premium grass-fed beef marinated for 24 hours and slow dried to produce a quality jerky with a good chew. They have a number of limited edition flavours such as Mango Habanero, Cheeseburger and Smoked Honey Sriracha as well as 6 core flavours including:
- Honey Soy & Sesame
- Smokey Chorizo
- Chilli Lime
- Peri Peri
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Just Jerky Australia is a leading provider of premium quality beef jerky. Their products are made from 100% Australian beef and are free from artificial flavours, colours or preservatives. Just Jerky Australia prides itself on using only the finest ingredients and providing a product that is nutritious and delicious.
Just Jerky Australia’s beef jerky is a healthy snack option that is high in protein and low in fat. It is also a great source of vitamins and minerals, making it an ideal choice for those looking for a nutritious snack. Just Jerky Australia’s products are available in a variety of flavours, so there is something to suit everyone’s taste.
Choose from Original, Chilli or Herbed flavours.
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Jims Jerky is a family-owned business that has been making delicious beef jerky in Australia for over 20 years. Their products are all handmade in small batches using only the finest quality ingredients.
All of Jims Jerky’s beef is sourced from Australian cattle farms that follow strict animal welfare guidelines. The beef is then hand-trimmed and marinated in a special blend of spices before being slowly smoked over Australian hardwood.
This process results in a delicious, tender beef jerky that is perfect for snacking on-the-go. Jims Jerky is available in a variety of flavours, including original, smoky, spicy, and sweet & spicy.
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Kooee Jerky is an Australian company that produces delicious, healthy and natural beef jerky. The company is based in Tasmania and sources its beef from Australian farms. The beef is then marinated in quality ingredients and dried to enhance its flavor and texture. Kooee Jerky’s products are free from artificial preservatives, flavors and colors. They are also low in fat and high in protein, making them the perfect snack for people who are health-conscious.
- Sea Salt
- Smoked Chipotle
- Manuka Honey
- Habanero Chilli
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Heavenly Jerky is a premium Australian beef jerky company that produces high quality, healthy and delicious beef jerky products. The company was founded in South Australia, and the team is passionate about creating a healthier alternative to the traditional processed meats that were commonly available at the time.
Heavenly Jerky’s beef jerky is made from 100% Australian grass-fed beef, and is free from artificial preservatives, flavours and colours. The beef is marinated in a special blend of herbs and spices, before being slow-dried to perfection. This results in a delicious, healthy and nutritious product that is perfect for on-the-go snacking.
Heavenly Jerky’s products are available in a range of 16 flavours, including original, honey bourbon, ginger beer, tandoori and even choc coated.
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Thought about starting your own jerky business?
Whilst the market is quite saturated with jerky companies, that does not mean you can’t start your own. Start small, and service your local area and over time you too can expand and grow like the above mentioned companies. Check out our guide to starting your own jerky business for more information.