Newer But Not Necessarily Improved
Beef jerky is odd. Like a lot of other dried food, it thrives as a snack, and when you’re in the snack game the competition is fierce. There are so many brands, so many logos, so many flavors! You may have even seen commercials advertising newer, trendier brands. But are they an improvement? Have we strayed too far from the light? Or are there jerky innovations to be made yet? Well, we tried 19 flavors to find the best beef jerky, from the classics, to spicy, teriyaki, and even sugar-free. Here’s how they stack up in order from worst to best.
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