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Pork Barrel BBQ – In The News

 
 

Pork Barrel BBQ’s Heath Hall to Teach Hill Center Class on Tailgating on September 10, 2016

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We are excited to announce that Pork Barrel BBQ co-founder and pitmaster Heath Hall will be teaching a BBQ Boot Camp class at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC on Saturday, September 10 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Heath will be demonstrating and cooking some of his favorite tailgating recipes as we get ready for the kickoff of the college and NFL football seasons. 
 
The menu includes:
 
Charred Guacamole 
Smoked Tomato Salsa
Grilled Corn Salad
Grilled Italian Pork Sandwiches
Grilled Rosemary Lemonade
Smoked Apple-Pear Crisp with Bacon, Brown Sugar Crumble
 
The cost of the class is $85, which includes food and beer. The class is limited to 16 students. If you’re interested you can sign up here.
 
 

Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky On QVC

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On June 20, Pork Barrel BBQ made its debut on QVC. During the show we sold a 4-pack of our hot new product, Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky. The 4-pack consisted of a bag of our Honey Pepper, Old Fashioned Maple, Original BBQ and Sweet BBQ varieties. 

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In 7 minutes we were able to sell nearly 1,200 4-packs and introduce our brand and bacon jerky to hundreds of thousands of potential customers. The reach and impact QVC can have on a brand is remarkable and it was an honor for us to appear on the network. 

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It’s still not too late to get order a sampler pack of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky from QVC – order yours today here!

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Pork Barrel BBQ to Appear on ABC’s Beyond The Tank Tonight!!

 

We will be on ABC’s hit show Beyond the Tank tonight at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST. Tune in to find out what we’ve been up to since our last appearance on Shark Tank! We’ve got a brand new product that has lots of potential, but we’ve got a major obstacle we have to overcome to move forward with the new product line!

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After you watch the show make sure you stock up on all of our Pork Barrel BBQ products in the Pork Barrel BBQ Online Store and save 20% off your order when you use Coupon Code – BeyondTheTank – now through June 6.

Thanks for watching and let us know what you think after the show on Twitter and Facebook!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ to Celebrate National BBQ Month on Fox & Friends on Saturday, May 14

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May is National BBQ Month and we’ll be celebrating with a dozen BBQ Pitmasters from around the country this Saturday, May 14, on Fox News with our good friends at Fox & Friends between 6:00am and 10:00am EST! We’ll be grilling up some killer grilled steak tacos with charred guacamole, charred tomato salsa and BBQ Mexican crema on our PK Grill using Grillgrates. We’ll also be talking about our Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky and we’ll wash it all down with BBQ’s Best Friend – Cheerwine!

Tune in Satruday, May 14th to help us celebrate National BBQ Month!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ To Be ON ABC’s Beyond The Tank – Friday, May 20 at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST

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We are very excited to announce that Pork Barrel BBQ will be returning to ABC’s prime time lineup on Friday, May 20, at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST when we appear on the Shark Tank follow up show Beyond The Tank. Find out what we’ve been up to and learn more about a new line of products we are offering!

We hope you’ll tune into ABC on May 20th! 

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Dunn & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. Commercial

We are very excited to announce the release of a new commercial Pork Barrel BBQ filmed with Dunn & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. With the help of Dunn & Bradstreet’s Credibility Concierge service, we’ve been able to get our BBQ Sauces, Spice Rubs & Bacon Jerky on the shelves of some of the nation’s largest retailers!

Check out the commercial and let us know what you think in the comments! We hope you like it as much as we do!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Choice Hotels/Comfort Inn & Comfort Suites Commercial

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We are honored to appear in a new commercial for Choice Hotels brands Comfort Inn & Comfort Suites. When we hit the road for a sales call, food show or BBQ contest we have a lot of choices in where to stay and we always know when we choose Comfort Inn or Comfort Suites we’ll get a clean room, free internet and a good breakfast all for a reasonable price! 

 

Pork Barrel BBQ – Sam’s Club Shark Tank Update

We were once again honored to have ABC film an update on our success for Shark Tank. This was our third update and it highlighted our All-American Spice Rub hitting the shelves at all Sam’s Club stores across America!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Shark Tank Update – Friday, April 24 at 8:00pm EST/7:00pm CST

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In September of 2009 we had the honor of presenting our fledgling company to the Shark’s on ABC’s hit reality show Shark Tank. It is now nearly six years later and we’ve sold millions of dollars in BBQ Sauce and Spice Rub, won numerous honors and opened our very own restaurant. On Friday, April 24 at 8:00pm EST our third Shark Tank update will air on ABC and it will highlight our biggest single order to date and a huge milestone for our company – getting our All-American Spice Rub onto the shelves of all Sam’s Clubs in the United States.

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We hope you’ll tune in to ABC this Friday night, April 24, at 8:00pm EST to see our Shark Tank Update!

 

Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky Kickstarter Campaign

Today we are launching a Kickstarter Campaign to help fund our newest product, Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky. Please head over to our Pork Barrel BBQ Kickstarter Page and help fund our campaign and receive some great rewards! Here’s a bit more about our Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky Campaign.

Why BACON JERKY?

We spend a lot of time on the road traveling to food shows, BBQ contests and media appearances teaching the art of BBQ and we were looking for the perfect snack to hold us over between meals and it just happens we LOVE BACON!!!! We don’t always have our favorite cast iron skillet with us or the time to fry up a slab of Bacon so we started thinking how can we turn one of our favorite foods into a convenient snack item that can be taken anywhere and carried in a pocket, a small bag or purse or a glove box and it hit us – BACON JERKY. Besides, who doesn’t love Bacon? We do and we think you are going to love our line of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky!!!

The Flavors

Spicy Srirachi – We already know you love Bacon and you probably think it is impossible to improve on something as close to perfection as Bacon is. We think we’ve done the impossible with Pork Barrel BBQ Spicy Srirachi Bacon Jerky. Our Spicy Srirachi Bacon Jerky is poised to be the standard all jerky is measured by if you love a sweet heat.

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Old Fashioned Maple – If you’re a fan of pancakes and Bacon for breakfast look no further than our Pork Barrel BBQ Old Fashioned Maple Bacon Jerky. Our Old Fashioned Maple Bacon Jerky is the perfect marriage of smoke and sweet and might just replace your daily breakfast routine. 

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Honey Pepper – Cracked Pepper and honey are ingredients that have been taking food to the next level for centuries, so we asked ourselves, why not take Bacon to the next level? The perfect combination of cracked pepper and honey takes our Pork Barrel BBQ Honey Pepper Bacon Jerky to levels few tastes buds have ever gone! Our Honey Pepper Bacon Jerky is the ideal combination of savory and sweet infused into a perfect meaty slice of Bacon. Are your taste buds ready?

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Where will your money go?

Help us bring Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky to the WORLD!  We have spent the better part of the past year perfecting our line of Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky and are now ready to share it with the world. The support we receive from the Kickstarter community will help fund our efforts to take Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky out of our kitchen and into retailers across America. 

Kickstarter funds will be used to:

  • Produce final products for shipments to supporters;
  • Purchase labels and packaging;
  • Develop and produce marketing materials;
  • Fund samples for retail buyers;
  • Gain retail distribution; and
  • Produce inventory.

Thank you in advance for your continued support of Pork Barrel BBQ! Here’s to a year filled with Bacon Jerky!!!

Risks and challenges

Distribution:

We have first hand experience, gained through the development of a distribution chain for our national award-winning line or Pork Barrel BBQ Sauces and Spice Rubs, dealing with the challenges associated with gaining distribution for a new food product. These challenges include gaining shelf space, paying slotting fees, providing retailers free product, conducting numerous food demos and sampling events, and advertising. Overcoming these challenges requires significant capital, a hardworking sales force, and a great product.

Scalability:

It’s fun to create a new product in your kitchen at home and hand out samples to friends and family, but to make it a truly viable business that can meet consumer demand and insure on time delivery you must either invest in a commercial production facility or partner with an outstanding manufacture.

Production:

The USDA requires jerky to be made in an approved facility under the supervision of a USDA inspector. After more than a year of research we have partnered with a production facility that has years of experience manufacturing some of the best jerky available for consumer purchase.

Thank you for your support – Pork Barrel BBQ Bacon Jerky Kickstarter Campaign