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Updated: Tanka Bars: Ain’t no Bull, It’s Buffalo!

Mmm… meat candy. That’s how I would describe the Tanka Bar. It’s a jerky-type bar made of buffalo and dried cranberries. Flavor-wise, it’s got a sweet and savory combination that I really love.

I also love the small amount of ingredients used to make them: Buffalo, Dried Cranberries (cranberries, sugar), Water, Salt & less than 2% of Flavorings, Red Pepper, Granulated Garlic, Granulated Onion, Lactic Acid Starter Culture.

They are surprisingly low calorie, and make a great breakfast or afternoon snack. They are small and compact, and perfect to pack on a camping or hiking trip.

Tanka…What a funny little name. What does it mean? From the Tanka website: “In Lakota, Tanka means large or great. It changes depending on how it is used when spoken. What Tanka means to me is a little different. When I see people doing good for themselves and their families, that is Tanka.

When I see people saying good words and backing it up with good actions — when there is no separation in someone’s belief and their reality — that is Tanka.”

The only thing not so “Tanka” is the price of the bar. ;) They retail for about $3 apiece. However, if you use the promo code CAVEGRRL during checkout when you shop the Tanka store, you’ll get 15% off on REGULARLY-priced items. The code is not valid on specials and is good until June 30th!

You can follow Tanka Bar on twitter here and find them on Facebook here.

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One response

  1. Check out the Brooklyn Jerky Company. They make 3 brands (original, korean bbq, sichuan ginger) and the ingredients are meat, water, and the seasonings. The meat is antibiotic free and grass fed. And, the taste is amazing. Give them a try.

    June 4, 2012 at 3:27 am

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