Are you craving a snack with convenience, satisfying taste, and high protein content? Jerky is a versatile meat snack because of these qualities and more. We list out different types of jerky to help you make the right pick for adults and kids alike. Perky Jerky offers premium beef, wagyu beef, turkey, and plant-based options for all lifestyles and taste preferences.

1. Traditional Jerky

A popular jerky style that’s a classic for a reason. Experience just the right amount of flavor and texture.

2. Soft and Tender Jerky

A lighter take on jerky that has a softer texture without lacking flavor.

  • Characteristics:
    • Texture: More tender and can be slightly moist.
    • Flavor: Often marinated to enhance flavor and tenderness.
    • Lifestyle: An enjoyable snack on its own or as an addition to sandwiches, pizza, burritos, etc. Pack this for the road, a sporting event, or a late night craving.
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3. Dry Rub Jerky

For those who appreciate bold, concentrated flavors and blends of spices that maximize the jerky experience.

  • Characteristics:
    • Texture: Can be firm and sometimes brittle.
    • Flavor: Higher levels of seasoning allow for a more intense profile.
    • Lifestyle: Flavor that lasts. An easily portable, savory, snack that lasts as long as you let it. Enhance a classic meal and boost your protein intake.
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4. Flavored Jerky

This jerky caters to those who like to try something new or a bit of everything. Satisfying a range of flavors and taste buds from sweet to spicy and savory.

  • Characteristics:
    • Texture: Can vary from tender to slightly tough.
    • Flavor: Diverse, ranging from sweet and snappy to hatch green chile.
    • Lifestyle: For the bold, adventurous, or those who like a little something extra. A great edition to enhance any snack break or meal time.
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5. Exotic Jerky

Using non-traditional meats such as wagyu beef, bacon, and poultry to cater beyond standard taste experiences, diets, and lifestyles.

  • Characteristics:
    • Texture: Ranges from softer to tough and slightly brittle, depending on the type of meat.
    • Flavor: Can vary and consist of gamier flavor and unique textures.
    • Lifestyle: Experience a snack that enhances your palette and your day. Explore and get more from your jerky.
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6. 7. Specialty Jerky - hand crafted, small batch

Our jerky highlights quality ingredients, meats, and flavor profiles that are ideal for foodies and those appreciative of more premium options.

  • Characteristics:
    • Texture: Varies widely.
    • Flavor: Profiles that are uniquely made with high-quality or exotic ingredients and meats.
    • Lifestyle: Great for food connoisseurs and health-conscious individuals seeking a premium meat snack.
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There’s so much to choose from! Jerky offers many forms, textures, flavors, and lifestyle benefits. Whether you're a busy parent packing lunches, a kid needing a tasty snack, or a health-conscious individual seeking a high-protein treat, there's a jerky out there for everyone. At Perky Jerky, we encourage you to explore the different types and find your favorites. Happy snacking!