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You had me at BACON!!!
You had me at BACON!!!
740 backers pledged $23,610 to help bring this project to life.

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DID WE HAVE YOU AT BACON? 

Before we get into the bacon, we want to thank everyone for backing our first project which helped us launch Banzai Beef Jerky. We have been able to sell over 5,000 bags of Banzai Jerky in just six months. We appreciate the support and we wouldn't be here without you.
 

For those of you that don't know us or haven't seen our last Kickstarter project, Lance and I are cousins who have come together to make great products that people seem to love. We are driven by a love of really good food. Lance is the creative one. He designs the packaging and handles the social media. My day job is as a tax accountant, but our family has always had a passion for food. I love cooking and creating foods that I enjoy eating, not just jerky, I also enjoy making other foods and desserts. All Banzai recipes are created by myself. I started out with a small dehydrator out of my house and was making jerky for family. Throwing different ingredients into the sauces. I have refined the recipes and with the help of Kick we were able to get the word out and raise funding to get test batches and our first batch of jerky made. That's how the beef jerky got started.

We love bacon and have seen a few brands pop up, so we decided to try it at home. Our home trials have come out great, but in order to get this out to more people we would have to get it USDA approved which is where the funding would come in. Our manufacturer has already gotten a few of their bacon flavors approved, so we are confident that we will be able to get ours approved as well.



WE LOVE BACON. WHO DOESN'T?

Bacon is not really known as a snack yet. It is always used as a complement to eggs and pancakes at breakfast or a flavor enhancer to vegetables or jalapenos, or even novelty foods like bacon ice cream and bacon cupcakes. You can get a BLT but that comes with so much lettuce, tomatoes and bread that the bacon becomes less important.

We realize that everything tastes better with bacon, but we want to make bacon the STAR! We want you to be able to eat bacon at any time of the day, by itself, in all of it's tasty glory. And you don't even have to cook it. Pop open a bag of our mouth watering Bacon Jerky and you'll be yelling BANZAI with a happy smile and a satisfied tummy.

GO BANZAI OR GO HOME!

We decided to try bacon jerky using our very own signature flavors. Our team has set up their dehydrators to produce USDA approved bacon jerky. The funding from this Kickstarter project will go towards running test batches and ultimately purchasing the first batch as well as all of the branding and packaging.

At this moment we are offering teriyaki and spicy teri flavored bacon jerky. Our teriyaki sauce is a family recipe that we have played around with to give the bacon more flavor. The Spicy Teri we have added a little bit of heat that we think works perfect with both bacon and beef. We are working on other flavors but they take quite a bit of trial and error. If you have any great ideas for flavors, we welcome your input.

STRETCH GOALS FOR THE BACON JERKY CAMPAIGN!

BANZAI BEEF JERKY

We have been selling our beef jerky at local events and online and so far it has been very well received because our beef jerky is healthier and tastier than most store bought brands of beef jerky. Banzai Jerky is not processed and does not have MSG or preservatives.

lf you haven't already, please try it out. You can order some of our delicious beef jerky here: www.banzaijerky.com

#BANZAIJERKY

Please check out all of our social media posts and see what people are saying about us here: http://tagboard.com/banzaijerky


Attention international backers. First of all, we would like to say thank you for your interest in contributing to our project. We really appreciate your support. Unfortunately, at this time we are not able to ship our bacon jerky out of the country. Please like us on Facebook and hopefully one day we will be able to send BANZAI JERKY! to you. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.



Risks and challenges

One issue could be getting USDA approval of the bacon. But we have been in contact and it should not be a problem.

Sending out all the bacon could be very time consuming, but with the help of our family we should be able to send it out without a problem.

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    One small pack of your choice of our delicious Bacon Jerky.

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    Small bags are for people that like bacon, large bags are for people that LOVE bacon.

    With this reward you get one large bag of our addicting Bacon Jerky.

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    If you have no doubt that Bacon Jerky is going to be amazing, we will send you 2 large bags.
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    If you LOVE bacon as much as we do, 2 bags wont be enough. We will send you 4 large bags of bacon jerky. (shipping included)

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    Are you a fan of all jerky? At this level we will send you 4 large bags of our Bacon Jerky and a small bag of each of our 4 signature beef jerky flavors. (shipping included)

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    BACON!!!! 6 large packs of bacon jerky and one large pack of each of our 4 beef jerky flavors. (shipping included)

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    Do you have a passion for BACON? At this level we will work with you to develop a flavor of your choice. We will send you the samples along with 10 packs of your choice (bacon or beef flavors). (shipping included)

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    For this reward you get 10 big bags of delicious bacon jerky and 10 big bags of our beef jerky. You pick the flavors. (shipping included)

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    Get our Banzai Gift Bag! You'll get a special limited edition Banzai Jerky reusable bag stuffed with 10 big bags of bacon jerky and 10 big bags of beef jerky, plus a limited edition Bacon Jerky shirt and stickers. (shipping included)

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    Pledge $550 or more About $550

    A monthly supply of jerky! At this level you will receive a total of 5 big bags of your choice of Bacon Jerky and/or Beef Jerky each month for 1 year. We call it the Banzai NINJA Jerky Club!

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    A monthly supply of jerky! At this level you will receive a total of 10 big bags of your choice of Bacon Jerky and/or Beef Jerky each month for 1 year. It's called the Banzai SUMO Jerky Club!

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