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601. Sep 23, 2014
Tanka shares the love at Austin, TX, Central Market locations
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
I recently had the opportunity to do a few tastings at Central Market locations in Austin, TX. Everyone was kind and for some shoppers, Tanka was their first time even trying bison meat.



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I really appreciated Ruben at Central Market - Westgate in Austin, Texas (more...)



602. Sep 19, 2014
REI in Austin learns more about the NEW Tanka Gourmet Buffalo Cranberry Jerky
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
I recently had the pleasure of being a part of the REI Gateway in Austin, TX, morning huddle. We are excited to announce that our Tanka Gourmet Buffalo Cranberry Jerky will be avail (more...)



604. Sep 17, 2014
Whole Foods Global Grocery buyer at home on the Rez
the Tanka Team
Although it's fall 2014, we're heavily into our planning for 2015. So, we were happy to have Matt Jimenez, Whole Foods Market Global Grocery Buyer, spend a couple of days with us at our Kyle, SD, headquarters visioning the future (more...)



606. Sep 16, 2014
Google and Square, Inc. offices now offering Tanka to employees
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
We are so happy to add Google and Square, Inc. to our list of corporate partners!
And we are thrilled to be nourishing their teams in the employee break rooms and cafeterias.

Tanka products have been accepted into the Google offices in Mountain View, CA (headquarters) and New York, NY, as well as Square, Inc (more...)



607. Sep 15, 2014
Native graduate student from UC Santa Cruz interviews Tanka team
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Cecily Engelhart (Ihanktonwan-Yankton Sioux Tribe) from Greenwood, SD, stopped by our office for a visit. She is a Social Documentarian graduate student at the University of California, Santa Cruz and this is her first year in the two-year program (more...)



609. Sep 08, 2014
Little fans share their big love of Tanka
the Tanka Team
We love when you all share photos of you enjoying our Tanka products, especially your kiddos! This adorable photo was posted to our Facebook page this week. Thanks to Rebecca Fisher for sharing this photo of her girls, of Cheyenne heritage, at Whole Foods Market in San Luis Obispo, CA!


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611. Sep 05, 2014
"They're light, compact, well packaged, and delicious"
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
08.01.14 deeply in love with TANKA bars By Kelly from San Jose

At a convenience store during a long road trip through Wyoming, South Dakota and Montana, I encountered my first TANKA bar and I was immediately impressed (more...)



612. Sep 04, 2014
Find Tanka in two sections within Lunds and Byerly's stores
Jenice Johnson
Thanks to Calley Donath-Beardsley, one of our great broker partners at Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales , for this photo of our Tanka Bars in the energy bar set of Lunds & Byerly's . Our Tanka Bites are also located in the stores' jerky set (more...)



614. Sep 02, 2014
Tanka a hit at the St. Paul's Byerly's
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Lunds & Byerly's, a grocery chain found all over the Twin Cities, has a total of 23 stores and we are in all of them.

Our president Mark Tilsen recently noticed that our Tanka Bars went pretty fast at the St (more...)



615. Aug 21, 2014
Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations honors Tanka CEO with Lifetime Achievement Award
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Karlene Hunter, Native American Natural Foods CEO and co-founder, was honored this week by Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations at their 10th annual WEWIN Conference in Las Vegas. The organization works to provide knowledge, support and resources to native women in order to achieve success in their personal and professional lives (more...)



618. Aug 20, 2014
Tanka president featured in the summer/fall 2014 edition of USA Today's "Hunt & Fish" magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, is quoted in the current edition of Hunt & Fish magazine -- a publication that reaches about 4.5 million readers. The article Mr. Tilsen is featured in is titled "The New Face of Game Prep (more...)



620. Aug 18, 2014
Whole Foods Market supplier fair welcomes Tanka as exhibitor
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications
Our leadership team represented Tanka recently at the Whole Foods Market Rocky Mountain Region 2014 Colorado Supplier Fair at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum. It was a successful show and many attendees were big fans of Tanka products (more...)



622. Aug 15, 2014
The tale of Payton and the Tanka factory
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications
Payton Skye Brave Heart, one of the original Tanka Bar babies and our president Mark Tilsen's grandson, stopped by our headquarters recently for a visit.

First he checked in with Eugene Stover, inside sales manager, and Jason Stover, marketing specialist (more...)



624. Aug 13, 2014
Amazon.com Tanka customer leaves poetry as positive review
the Tanka Team
We get a lot of great comments and reviews here on our site as well as on retailer sites where our products are for sale.

While doing some perusing on Amazon.com, one of our great retailer partners, we discovered that one commenter decided to leave a poem (more...)



626. Aug 11, 2014
Creator of popular web series shows off her Tanka pride
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing and communications
We recently received the tweet posted above from our friend Azie Mira Dungey of the tongue-in-cheek web series Ask A Slave . Ms Dungey, an actress, writer and producer, portrays the fictional character Lizzie Mae -- a housemaid to George and Martha Washington (more...)



627. Aug 06, 2014
"Tanka Bars are delicious. They are my favorite hiking treats."
Jason Stover Marketing Specialist
07.01.14 Love you guys! By Lecia from Riverside

Learned about Tanka from a friend. Checked them out and FANTASTIC! It's hard to find good Paleo stuff! After checking out the website, I knew this was a company I wanted to support - thanks and keep up the good work!

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628. Aug 01, 2014
SPINS gives Tanka a nod as favorite healthy treat at their office headquarters
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

SPINS , the leading provider of retail consumer insights; analytics and consulting for the Natural; Organic and Specialty Products Industry, posted on our Facebook page this week that we are a favorite snack at their office (more...)



630. Jul 29, 2014
Tanka CEO to receive empowerment award in August
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
We are excited to announce that Karlene Hunter, Native American Natural Foods CEO and co-founder, is a 2014 Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations (WEWIN) honoree. The organization works to provide knowledge, support and resources to native women in order to achieve success in their personal and professional lives (more...)



632. Jul 24, 2014
Tanka on the movie set of the anticipated "The Ronnie BoDean Project"
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Our Tanka products were on the movie set of The Ronnie BoDean Project ! The scene depicted in these photos called for jerky and Joe Hopkins (Graphic Designer/B-Roll Cameraman pictured on the left) suggested using our Tanka Gourmet Buffalo Cranberry Jerky instead of creating custom packaging for the jerky (more...)



634. Jul 24, 2014
World Wildlife Fund team meets with Tanka company, discusses Tanka Fund
Jenice Johnson
Representatives of the World Wildlife Fund visited our Tanka headquarters recently to meet with our CEO, Karlene Hunter, and president, Mark Tilsen.

WWF is the world's leading conservation organization, works in 100 countries and is supported by 1 (more...)



636. Jul 17, 2014
Tanka team completes week-long strategy meetings at headquarters
the Tanka Team

Tanka is growing bigger and bigger every day and to keep up with that growth the team recently met to discuss the future of the company. This year is already shaping up to be a successful one with 2015 looking even better with many changes coming up and our employee ownership program becoming more defined (more...)



638. Jul 16, 2014
Find Tanka in the deli department at Whole Foods in San Francisco
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Check out this huge display of our Tanka products in the deli department at Whole Foods on 4th St. in San Francisco, CA. Thanks again to Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales , one of our wonderful broker partners, for the photo (more...)



639. Jul 15, 2014
Enmark rolling out Tanka Bars to all 59 locations in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
We are excited to announce that Tanka Bars will soon be found in all 59 Enmark store locations in the coming weeks! All three Tanka Bar flavors will be available as part of a new 8-foot natural food snack set in the stores (more...)



641. Jul 14, 2014
Help Tanka win a national ad campaign worth $15,000
the tanka Team

Our CEO Karlene Hunter is a contestant in Specialty Food's second annual "My Story. My Ad" contest. The grand prize is a national ad campaign worth $15,000! Please visit the link to our story and register to vote for us (more...)



643. Jul 11, 2014
Pine Ridge Area 4-H inspires rodeo champions in training
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Our director of marketing and communications, Linda Crider, has been at our headquarters on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation this week for strategic meetings with the team. While visiting, she had the opportunity to photograph the Pine Ridge Area 4-H Play Day Rodeo (more...)



645. Jul 09, 2014
Tribal members and film director take tour of Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Chris Korpi, who has a BS in Geological Engineering, loves Tanka Bars and claims to have lost over 70 pounds eating them.

He is the assistant vice president for Native American Relations and Business Development at Business Intelligence Systems Solutions , a company that came to visit our headquarters this week (more...)



647. Jul 09, 2014
Tanka's story to reach over 8 million people in September thanks to Costco
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
We are excited to announce that Tanka will be featured in the September edition of The Costco Connection , which is distributed to more than 8 million people every month.

Reporter Hana Medina visited Tanka headquarters to interview the team, learn about our mission and spent time seeing the buffalo herd on our home reservation of Pine Ridge (more...)



649. Jul 07, 2014
Summer season continues to bring fascinating visitors to Tanka headquarters
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
It has been some time since I was nervous doing a tour of the Tanka Bar headquarters. I had no clue we were going to be filmed, but S.A.G.E. (Studies Abroad for Global Education) didn't want to miss a thing (more...)



650. Jul 03, 2014
Wall of Tanka tells the buffalo story at Whole Foods Dublin in Columbus, OH
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
It appears the team at the Whole Foods Dublin store in Columbus, OH, have created a Wall of Tanka! And they are making sure their customers know about our new Tanka Fund and its mission to return buffalo to the lands, diets and economies of American Indian people (more...)



651. Jul 01, 2014
Find Tanka products at Oliver's Market in Santa Rosa, CA
the Tanka Team

Thanks again to James Clouse, one of our great broker partners at Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales , for this photo of our Tanka Bites and Tanka Bars at the Montecito location of Oliver's Market in Santa Rosa, CA (more...)



653. Jun 24, 2014
Tanka named BEST PALEO BAR by Delicious Living Magazine
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
Delicious Living Magazine has named Tanka Bar BEST PALEO BAR in its 2014 Best Bite Awards. These awards feature the top natural, organic and healthy living packaged food and beverage products now available on store shelves (more...)



655. Jun 20, 2014
116 Raley's to roll out Tanka Bars in August
the Tanka Team

We are excited to announce that Raley's Supermarkets , based in California, has decided to add Tanka Bars to the Sports Bar section in 116 stores. Four of the stores will feature the Slow-Smoked Original flavor only, and 112 will feature all three flavors - Spicy Pepper, Apple Orange Peel and Original (more...)



656. Jun 19, 2014
Our neighbors take a bite out of Tanka at annual memorial rod run on Pine Ridge
Rachel Hunter, Supply Chain Manager


Tanka was a hit at this past weekend's 4th Annual Zephier Memorial Rod Run in Kyle, SD -- the town where our headquarters is located on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The event is in memory of Harvey and Percy Zephier who had a love for classic cars (more...)



658. Jun 17, 2014
Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for May
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
05.01.14 Traveling with Tanka bars By Diane from Swanton
Have been a fan of Tanka bars since 2007. Have spread the word and given samples to many. Keep up your great work. Taking them with me to Alaska now (more...)



659. Jun 17, 2014
Wheaton College continues interest in Tanka Bar, visits headquarters for another year
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
My good friend Gene Green, PH.D, Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, makes our Tanka headquarters his favorite stop when he brings his students to the Pine Ridge Reservation.

It is always a treat for both of us when he pays a visit (more...)



661. Jun 11, 2014
Simple egg scramble using Tanka Bars great for a quick, healthy meal
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
2 eggs
1 T of coconut oil
Two green onions, chopped
Two Slow Smoked Original Tanka Bars, cut into smaller pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
*optional: your favorite hot sauce

Warm coconut oil in a skillet (more...)



663. Jun 05, 2014
Tanka Bar advocate and friend stops by headquarters, stocks up
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
Billy Blocker, Jr., an affiliate for Tanka Bar, stopped by our headquarters in Kyle, SD, this week. Mr. Blocker works to find missing money and land in South Dakota and informs the rightful owners of them by printing the information in the Lakota Country Times and other local newspapers in SD (more...)



665. Jun 04, 2014
Tanka on sale at Oliver's Market in California
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Thanks to James Clouse, one of our great broker partners at Acosta/Natural Specialty Sales , for this photo of our Tanka Bar product line at the Stony Point location of Oliver's Market in Santa Rosa, CA (more...)



667. Jun 04, 2014
Tanka takes camping to another level
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
We just had to share our president, Mark Tilsen's, camper -- all set up for camping festivities. You can't go wrong with that kind of branding, nice scenery and plenty of Tanka to go around!

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669. Jun 02, 2014
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation runners compete in marathon, fueled by Tanka
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Team One Spirit, a running team from Pine Ridge Reservation, competed in the Colfax Marathon in Denver in May. Tanka donated our "Live Life Powerfully" stickers and a case of Apple Orange Peel Tanka Sticks to the event (more...)



672. May 22, 2014
Mid-Atlantic Whole Foods team leaders learn more about Tanka
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing
Tanka marketing director Linda Crider was in Columbus, OH, this week to spend time with about 25 team leaders from the Mid-Atlantic Whole Foods region.

Our team has been conducting the trainings all month (more...)



674. May 21, 2014
Tanka a success at UNFI East Winter Holiday Show
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing, assistant director of marketing
Our Tanka team recently exhibited Tanka products at the UNFI East Winter Holiday Show at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Foxwoods is operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Ledyard, CT.

Our Marketing and Communications Director, Linda Crider, and business manager, Dawn Sherman, were happy to report that Tanka had a very successful show (more...)



676. May 20, 2014
Repeat customers, paleo followers and healthy snackers round out Tanka's Top 10 Customer Comments for April
Jason Stover, marketing specialist
04.01.14 Tanka Sticks are the best! By Jane from MIAMI

Thank you for making such a nutritious snack. I am a graduate student and these provide a great pick me up when I'm hungry for a snack and I don't want to load up on a heavy meal (more...)



677. May 16, 2014
Tanka Bites featured as a top food for fuel in "Triathlete" magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

We are excited to announce that Triathlete magazine listed our Tanka Bites as a go-to food to fuel runners in the publication's May 2014 issue. Look for us on page 93 where we are listed under "Multisport Menu (more...)



679. May 15, 2014
Tanka a hit at Rebecca's Natural Food in Charlottesville, VA
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Our great retail partners Rebecca's Natural Food had a Tanka Tasting at their store this week and posted this great photo to their Twitter page !

"We love @TankaBar #buffalo bites! Free of gluten, nitrates , MSG, hormones, soy nuts, & lactose (more...)



681. May 12, 2014
VIDEO: "Hidden America: A Health Catastrophe"
20/20

This is an excerpt from ABC's 20/20 report: "Hidden America: Children of the Plains."

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684. May 12, 2014
Tanka flying off the shelves at REI in Bloomington, MN
the Tanka Team
We are happy to report that the staff at REI in Bloomington, MN , said that Tanka is doing really well at their location. They also were preparing to move the display to the front for their big anniversary sale (more...)



686. May 07, 2014
Tanka a featured new product at Texas' Central Market locations
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

If you didn't know it already, Tanka products are in all nine Central Market locations across Texas. We are very excited be located at such a popular store chain. I recently participated in demos at Plano and Dallas locations and we are planning more for this mon (more...)



688. May 06, 2014
Pint-sized fan requests Tanka for school lunchbox
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

As it says on her Instagram profile @primalfitnessnutrition , Sara Eye is a CHEK HLC2- Trainer - Holistic Nutritionist- Bodybuilder - Wife - Mom - Foodie and her daughter just so happens to be one of Tanka's youngest fans (more...)



690. May 06, 2014
VIDEO: Native American Natural Foods President testifies before U.S. Senate Subcommittee
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods of Kyle, S.D., was invited to testify on May 1 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation (more...)



692. May 01, 2014
Visitors to Tanka headquarters keep us focused and motivated
Karlene Hunter, CEO, Native American Natural Foods
We were honored recently to receive several visitors to our headquarters in Kyle, S.D. The visitors, all of whom are very experienced business people, toured our facilities and visited with us about our company, our plans for the future and the impact of our company on the community (more...)



693. Apr 30, 2014
Tanka and Onnit Labs at Paleo f(x) in Austin, TX, get to the 'meat' of it
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

I was more than a little excited about our recent exhibit with Onnit Labs at Paleo f(x) in Austin, TX, this month. The event gave us a great opportunity to continue spreading the word about our awesome partnership with Onnit and our co-branded product with them, the NEW Warrior Bar (more...)



695. Apr 30, 2014
Native American Natural Foods President to testify before U.S. Senate Subcommittee hearing May 1
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

KYLE, S.D., April 30, 2014 - Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods of Kyle, S.D., has been invited to testify May 1 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Subcommittee on Jobs, Rural Economic Growth and Energy Innovation (more...)



696. Apr 25, 2014
Tanka unboxes its new wooden box display for retailers
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Our marketing and communications director, Linda Crider, reveals our NEW wooden box display, perfect for our great retailers' stores. The box holds 36 Sticks and 36 Bars [12 each of 3 flavors]. Sitting 15 (more...)



698. Apr 14, 2014
Find Tanka products at your local Central Market
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Thanks to Sandra Escamilla with Natural Specialty Foods , one of our great broker partners, for this photo of our Tanka product line at Central Market in Plano, Texas . We are thrilled to now be located in all nine Central Market store locations (more...)



700. Mar 28, 2014
VIDEO: "Like the Tanka Bar my grandma used to make"
the Tanka Team

Experience Tanka Bar Apple Orange Peel for yourself! Buy yours TODAY and LIVE LIFE POWERFULLY!



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