Stryve Foods acquires Biltong USA
Feb. 1, 2018
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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The start-up began production in summer 2017.
PLANO, Texas — Protein snacks start-up, Stryve Foods announced on Jan. 30 that it acquired the assets of Biltong USA.
Biltong USA, produces high quality sliced beef biltong, droëwors (biltong sticks), and other related products. Biltong is a form of dried, cured meat that originated in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia.
“Bringing our manufacturing resources to Biltong USA will greatly increase scale, allowing us to get biltong into more people’s hands,” said Ted Casey, chairman of Stryve Foods.
Biltong USA will continue to offer its products under its current brand while also producing for Stryve Foods. The Biltong USA plant is in Stallings, North Carolina.
“This is a major accomplishment for our young brand and a huge step towards bringing awareness about this amazing product to the US. “We’re ready to make huge strides in the meat snack industry,” said Gabe Carimi, CEO of Stryve Foods.