MARSHFIELD WIS. – Nick’s Sticks, producer of grass-fed beef, free-range turkey and free-range chicken meat snacks, announces a new plant-based blended item. Nick's new beef stick includes 30% pea protein. The product is touted as rich in iron, amino acids and beneficial to heart health.

“We are excited we were able to create a meat snack stick that is 30% plant based to appeal to the 70% of consumers who are looking for more plant protein in their diet,” said Mark Vieth, president at Nick's Sticks. “With our new beef sticks with pea protein, our customers can still get all of the protein they are looking for while consuming less beef, in a snack stick that tastes as good as our original.”

The new offering is still made from 100% grass-fed beef and is 100% gluten free with no nitrates, nitrites, antibiotics, hormones, sugar or soy. They are Whole30 approved and feature no artificial colors, no MSG and no soy.