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Oct. 28, 2020 ~Grand Opening at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Los Alamos, NM

Our retail partner, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, will be serving samples of our TANKA BARS and TANKA BITES on Oct. 28:

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
1501 Trinity Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544
PHONE NUMBER: TBA

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June 13, 2019 ~ Grand Opening at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Washington, UT

Our retail partner, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, will be serving samples of our TANKA BARS and TANKA BITES on June 13:

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
712 W. Telegraph St.
Washington, UT 84780
435-986-1100

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Tanka makes a mark at the 2014 KeHE Holiday & Product Innovation Show

While it has been a few years since Tanka has had a booth at a KeHE Distributors show, Dawn Sherman, business manager, and I, were happy to represent our brand at this month's KeHE Holiday & Product Innovation Show in Chicago, IL (more...)



"First time I had one I couldn't believe how incredible they taste"

12.01.17 Excited to try By Sarah from Deerfield

I've been looking for just the right gifts and I'm so excited to have found this company. I'm excited to try the products!

12.03.17 gift By rosella from riverton

Like to see more gift baskets, and jerky strips pages not sticks (more...)



"Protein snack that you feel good about"

09.01.17 Tanka Bars By Cathy from Indianapolis

I didn't think I would like buffalo but I LOVE these bars. When we got home my whole family liked them. You now have a customer for life :)

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Film crew interviews Native American Natural Foods

They all live in different parts of the United States but met met last year at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in Standing Rock, filming the water protectors. I would like to believe that is when they had a chance to try our Tanka Bar products because we donated several pallets (more...)



Local woman from Kyle, SD completes Alcatraz swim

Last month Samantha White of Kyle, SD, the location of our headquarters on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, participated in the big Alcatraz Swim in San Francisco. Below she shares her account of her journey, which she powered with Tanka from us as part of PATHSTAR -- a program that addresses the obesity, heart disease and diabetes epidemic within Native American communities (more...)



Runner and suicide prevention advocate inspires his Native community

Dirk Whitebreast from the Meskwaki Nation grew up in Iowa. In 2011 Dirk ran 10 marathons in 30 days.

Dirk was never a runner and he expressed how he would run at night due to being embarrassed about his weight (more...)



Our friends from Natural Specialty Sales stop by headquarters

JP from Natural Specialty Sales, pictured on the left, stopped by recently to learn a little more about the Tanka Bar.

JP and Graham (center) both came from New Mexico and Matt (pictured on the right) met up with them here in South Dakota (more...)



Tanka president catches up with singer Bonnie Raitt

Our president Mark Tilsen and singer-songwriter, musician, and activist Bonnie Raitt are old friends. Mark had a career in the music industry and his daughter, Kimberly Tilsen-Brave Heart, who took this photo, often came along on the road (more...)



From the mouths of babes: "This is my new favorite food!"

Great email from one of our Tanka friends!

"On a rock climbing day in Yosemite National Park, my 8-year-old nephew, Clavey W., exclaims, 'This is AWESOME! This is my new favorite food!' while munching on his first Tanka Bar (more...)



Native leader Celina Reyes an inspiration for her community

I would like to highlight Cellina Reyes for all her amazing work and dedication to her community Please learn more about her by reading her own words below.

I was raised on the Fort Mojave Tribal Reservation by my grandparents David and Basil Fass as well as my mother who were all very supportive in education (more...)



Football summer camp stops by, learns about Tanka Bar

Football for Life is a summer football camp out of Southern California. Joe Pina, pictured above with his wife Susie (flower print shirt) have been hosting the camp at Pine Ridge School on our reservation (more...)



Instagram fan shows her love for Tanka

We have some great fans that follow us on social media and we came across this gem on Instagram while looking at the #TankaBar hashtag. Gotta love it!

"Seriously my favorite jerky EVER!!!!! @tankabar #tankabar #jerky #buffalo #buffalojerky #cranberry #slowsmoked #sogood #supertasty #goodfooddoneright #hungryfox #happyfox" - @bigredhorse


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