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In our second Kickstarter campaign, we are aiming to finish off our retail space and expand our distribution to the whole West Coast! Read more

Sacramento, CA Food
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This project was successfully funded on June 1, 2014.

In our second Kickstarter campaign, we are aiming to finish off our retail space and expand our distribution to the whole West Coast!

Sacramento, CA Food
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About this project

Preservation & co. is a specialty foods producer located in Sacramento, CA

We create pickled foods, hot sauces, bloody mary mix, infused salts, and are constantly inspired to create new products. We strive to create the boldest, exciting flavors in the specialty foods market. Our company is dedicated to creating the best, which is why all of our products are individually hand-crafted and hand-packed.


Products we create include:

  • Bloody Mary Mix - Awarded Silver Medal in the national Absolut Vodka Bloody Mary Search
  • Black Pepper Asparagus
  • Balsamic Beets
  • Big John's Habanero Dill Chips
  • Cayenne Carrot Sticks
  • Sriracha Salt
  • Sriracha - 3 levels of heat!
  • Sweet Pepper Relish
  • Chill Dills
  • Jalapeno Honey Halves
  • Many more small batch creations!

Check out a couple of our rewards!

Exclusive Kickstarter T-Shirt
Exclusive Kickstarter T-Shirt
Canvas Tote
Canvas Tote


What will we do with the funds?

Of course, the first thing will do is produce and send your rewards! We are currently building our retail space at our production facility, and will be using a good amount of our funds to complete an amazing experience for our customers. We will be stocking the shelves with not just our products, but with other local and small batch products from around the US. We are excited to support these businesses, while offering some of the most high quality, delicious products on the market!

We're also purchasing a walk-in cooler that will allow us to produce refrigerator pickles for restaurants and supermarkets in the Northern California region. We will be able to increase our production to supply the orders that we are already receiving, and to take on new accounts to grow our business.

We are now in over 100 locations in Northern California, but we are expanding quickly!

Currently we only have our products in Northern California and online. By the end of this Kickstarter campaign, our bloody mix will also be available in Southern California. By the end of the year, we hope to have products available in Oregon, Washington, Arizona, and Colorado. We are always on the hunt for new distributors, and have goals for national distribution within 3 years!

We have been very busy since our first Kickstarter campaign!

Our last campaign successfully funded in February, 2013. We have since completed 80% of our construction, and are in the final stages to getting moved in.

Drywall in the Retail room.
Drywall in the Retail room.

 We have also increased our product line to over 15 products! We are always looking to create new exciting products to for our customers.

We aim to partner with local farmers and companies when we create our products.

We always prefer local produce, and partner with local farmers to ensure we can bring the best to our customers. Northern California is thriving with local produce and products. We also have been able to help farmers use produce before the freeze, when they would normally experience crop loss, and loss of income.

We love talking about food preservation, and are excited to offer classes in our new facility!

We will be offering classes at least twice per month at our facility in Sacramento. Local chefs will also be able to use the production space to teach about their specialties including: knife skills, butchery, sushi, pasta, southern cooking, etc.

We thank you so much for your interest and support of our company. For those of you in the Sacramento area, or if you are visiting our area, please feel free to stop by any time to chat!

Risks and challenges

We learned from our last Kickstarter campaign! Shipping heavy glass products is a very difficult task, but we now have custom boxes to minimize that risk! Sourcing local produce can present some issues from time to time, so we are working hard to anticipate harvests, and create products are the appropriate times.

When there is construction, there is always set backs. While we are finishing construction, we will continue to work in the restaurant that allows us to use their kitchen. Our goal is to open in the beginning of June, and begin producing in our shiny new kitchen!!

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    6 backers

    SUPPORT SPECIALTY FOODS! Your support is greatly appreciated, and we would like to keep you in the loop as we progress as a company. You will get all kickstarter updates, and be added to our e-newsletter for future updates!

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    5 backers

    GOT STUFF? We've got stuff to carry your stuff! This package is for one custom Preservation & co. canvas tote bag and some slick die-cut stickers! Now you can arrive with all of our specialty foods in style! (Photo to the left) Shipping in the US included.

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    17 backers Limited (183 left of 200)

    KICKSTARTER ONLY BATCH - We will be making an exclusive Kickstarter batch of our All-Natural Bloody Mary mix. Some of the ingredients include local tomatoes, house-made worcestershire, house-made sriracha, local peppers, and organic California rice vinegar. It will be one of the most amazing and robust mixes you will ever taste! Every jar will be hand-crafted, and hand numbered in the series. This package includes one hand numbered jar and shipping to you anywhere in the US!

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    3 backers

    2014 KICKSTARTER EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT - Keep your top half covered with our 100% organic cotton t-shirt designed just for this campaign. (Photo to the left) Shipping in the US included.

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    40 backers Limited (60 left of 100)

    EARLY SRIRACHA PACKAGE - Contribute early for the best price on our Sriracha Package! This kit includes 1 Hellfire Sriracha (HOT - Made with Ghost Pepper) 1 Capitol Sriracha ( MILD - Made with Fresno Peppers) and 1 Sriracha Salt. Shipping in the US included.

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    3 backers

    SRIRACHA PACKAGE - This kit includes 1 Hellfire Sriracha (HOT - Made with Ghost Pepper) 1 Capitol Sriracha ( MILD - Made with Fresno Peppers) and 1 Sriracha Salt. Shipping in the US included

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    16 backers

    AWARD WINNING BLOODY MARY KIT - Our Bloody Mary took silver medal in the 2012 Absolut Vodka Bloody Mary Search! Ingredients include crushed capers, Dijon Mustard, Balsamic Reduction, and Pickling brine.
    This Kit includes 2 Quarts of Bloody Mary Mix, 1 jar of pickled veggies (Your Choice) and 1 jar of Sriracha Salt. Shipping in the US included.

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    6 backers

    6TH SENSE PACKAGE - Ghosts have invaded the kitchen in this package! Everything listed here is made with Ghost peppers (VERY SPICY).
    1 Extra Spicy Bloody Mary Mix, 1 Hellfire Sriracha, 1 Pickled Ghost Pepper Asparagus Spears, and 1 Ghost Pepper Salt. Shipping in the US included.

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    12 backers

    THE CHILL OUT PACKAGE - Not a huge fan of extra spicy? We didn't forget about you! This kit takes the heat down a level, without sacrificing any bit of the amazing flavor! This package includes 1 mild Bloody Mary Mix, 1 Hefeweizen Bread and Butter Pickles (Using Drakes Brewing Hefeweizen) 1 Black Pepper Asparagus, and 1 Citrus Rosemary Salt. Shipping in the US included.

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    9 backers

    THE 6 PACK - Who knows your taste buds better than you?? 6 jars of anything we make (excluding the limited edition jars). Check out the full list of options to the left, and tell us how YOU want your pickle pack! Shipping in the US included.

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    27 backers

    THE 12 PACK - I bet you can guess what this reward is offering! That's right, 12 jars of anything we make (excluding the limited edition jars). Check out the full list of options to the left, and tell us how YOU want your pickle pack! Shipping in the US included.

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    7 backers

    PRESERVE THE SEASONS! You have made an amazing contribution, and we want to reward you all year long. We will send you quarterly shipments (4 jars each) of seasonal special release jars. You will also receive a bloody mary mix and sriracha salt every quarter. (24 Jars Total) Your first shipment will include a T-shirt that will only be released to our Kickstarter Supporters! Shipping in the US included.

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    4 backers

    IT'S BETTER TO GIVE AND RECEIVE! Do you have some people in mind that would love to get a surprise pickle pack in the mail? This package includes (10) - 6 set pickle packs. THAT'S RIGHT... send 6 jars of your choice to 10 friends or family!
    And the best part? We will also send (2) - 12 pickle packs to your door as well! That's 24 jars that you can enjoy.

    That totals to a whopping 84 jars of delicious Preservation & co. products.

    Shipping is included for all packages sent within the US.

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    1 backer All gone!

    SOS AWARD! Well, we have just 6 days left in our campaign, and need to raise about $10,000. SO, with this package, we are offering the $750 package once per year, for LIFE! "This package includes (10) - 6 set pickle packs. THAT'S RIGHT... send 6 jars of your choice to 10 friends or family! And the best part? We will also send (2) - 12 pickle packs to your door as well! That's 24 jars that you can enjoy. That totals to a whopping 84 jars of delicious Preservation & co. products. Shipping is included for all packages sent within the US."

    Give us some BIG help, and love the benefits for LIFE!

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Funding period

- (32 days)