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M.S.U. Foods, Inc.

Customers say V-Jerky is the best meatless jerky ever made. The organic market is growing and the timing is right to grow with it.

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  • Location Urbana, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
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Company Summary

M.S.U. Foods, Inc. in Urbana, IL makes and distributes V-Jerky: a delicious, organic, meatless, gluten-free, vegan, high-protein (13g) snack. This is a growing market and other meatless jerkies aren't very good. Endorsed by an Olympic cyclist and Ironman World Champion. We ship a pallet to Atlanta mid-November for 24 Whole Foods Markets. Currently in health food stores and cafes, we plan to go after the athletic and outdoor stores markets.


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    Neil S Bernstein

    Neil owned a vegan cooking school and published a vegan cookbook in Colorado in 1995. He co-owned a holistic health center in Frisco, CO as well. He has been an entrepreneur for 30 years. He is strong in sales and marketing. He is also a professional photographer. He started MSU Foods in 2011 after starting Veggie Trails in 2010, a food concessions trailer serving vegetarian cowboy food. He is outgoing and good with people.

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    Nicole Simmons
    VP and Production Manager

    Nicole has been producing V-Jerky for eight months. She is an expert now. She was instrumental in getting the MSU Foods new facility certified organic.
    Her background is in graphic design.