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Nov. 11, 2020 ~ Grand Opening at Natural Grocers, Los Alamos, NM

Our retail partner, Natural Grocers, will be serving samples of our TANKA BARS and TANKA BITES on Nov. 11:

Natural Grocers
1501 Trinity Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544
Ph: 505-412-4460

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Nov 6 through the 8th, 2019 ~ Remodel Celebration at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Fort Collins, CO

Our retail partner, Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, will be serving samples of our TANKA BARS and TANKA BITES on Nov 6-8:

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
4318 S. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-266-9919

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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 featuring our TANKA BARS and TANKA BITES on Oct. 28:

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
1501 Trinity Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Please Note : If you plan on making a special tr (more...)



Sept. 14-15, 2021 ~ UNFI Winter Show, Las Vegas, NV

The Tanka team will be exhibiting during the UNFI Winter Show:

UNFI Winter Show
Las Vegas, NV
Sept. 14-15, 2021

For more information: UNFI Winter Show

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June 9-10, 2021 ~ UNFI Holiday Show, Uncasville, CT

The Tanka team will be exhibiting during the UNFI Holiday Show:

UNFI Holiday Show
Uncasville, CT
June 9-10, 2021

For more information: UNFI Holiday Show

Check it out! We may be exhibiting at an event near you: Tank (more...)



March 30 - April 2, 2021 ~ UNFI Summer Show, Sacramento, CA

The Tanka team will be exhibiting during the UNFI Summer Show:

UNFI Summer Show
Sacramento, CA
March 30 - April 2, 2021

For more information: UNFI Summer Show

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July 20-21, 2021 ~ UNFI Conventional Expo, Minneapolis, MN

The Tanka team will be exhibiting during the UNFI Conventional Expo:

UNFI Conventional Expo
Minneapolis, MN
July 20-21, 2021

For more information: UNFI Conventional Expo

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Scholarships for BIPOC and marginalized students available

The following link outlines a number of scholarships that will be awarded during the 2020-2021 school year (with many deadlines in November) or will renew next summer. Click the link and then scroll to the bottom for all of the choices:

Scholarships for BIPOC & marginalized students (more...)



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 :)

09.21 (more...)



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...)