Stryve Foods, Inc., an emerging healthy snacking platform disrupting traditional snacking categories and a leader in the air dried meat snack industry in the United States, has announced new distribution representing more than 4,000 additional convenience store and retail locations, as well as increased penetration for its popular all-natural air-dried meat snacking brands Stryve, Kalahari, and Vacadillos.
With expanded distribution in more than 4,000 net new convenience store locations, in addition to new locations at Costco business centers, Gelson’s Markets, and Smoothie King franchises, Stryve has expanded its retail footprint to nearly 30,000 stores (which surpasses the 25,000 retail location threshold from new business announced in April 2021).
The new convenience store, restaurant and retail locations that will begin carrying Stryve Beef Biltong, Kalahari Biltong, and Vacadillos Carne Seca snacking products are as follows:
- 7-Eleven – Expanded distribution adding 1,000 locations (comprised of Stryve and Vacadillos)
- Circle K – Expanded distribution adding 1,000 locations in Rocky Mountain and Grand Canyon regions (Vacadillos)
- Independent Retailers – New distribution adding 2,000 locations (comprised of Stryve and Vacadillos)
- Hy-Vee – Expanded distribution adding 160 locations (comprised of Stryve and Vacadillos)
- Plaid Pantry – Expanded distribution adding more than 100 additional locations (comprised of Stryve and Vacadillos)
- Costco Business Centers – New chain-wide distribution to all business center locations (comprised of Stryve and Vacadillos)
- Smoothie King – New distribution adding 100 franchised restaurant locations (Kalahari)
Additionally, the Stryve brand has added to its distribution footprint through increased SKU penetration, adding a new placement at 900 Wawa locations.
“Americans love to snack, and our all-natural, air-dried meat products are in high demand from retail and restaurant partners looking to bring Stryve, Kalahari and Vacadillos to new customers,” said Co-CEO and Chief Marketing Officer Jaxie Alt. “With commitments for our biltong and carne seca products to be available in an additional 4,000 convenience store locations and even more distribution across grocery, restaurant and warehouse club channels, we are proud to be nearing the 30,000 retail location footprint milestone as we achieve distribution momentum in the marketplace with our delicious and healthy snacking products.”