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Jun 28, 20
Tanka Bar launches crowdfunding campaign with Wefunder.com
Linda Crider
For Immediate Release
June 28, 2017

Kyle, SD -- Pine Ridge Indian Reservation-based Native American Natural Foods, maker of the Tanka line of buffalo snacks, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Wefunder with the goal of raising more than $1 million (more...)



Mar 07, 20
Native American Natural Foods to release Tanka Bar Coffee Hatch Chile at Expo West
Linda Crider
For Immediate Release
March 7, 2016

KYLE, SD (March 7, 2017) - Native American Natural Foods will be launching a new TANKA BAR flavor at the upcoming Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim, CA (more...)



Jan 04, 20
Specialty Food Association Announces 2017 Leadership Awards
Linda Crider
For Immediate Release
Dec. 14, 2016

Kyle, SD (Dec. 14, 2016) - Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, has been honored for Citizenship by the Specialty Food Association's 2017 Leadership Awards (more...)



Sep 28, 20
Native American Natural Foods named 'B Corp Best for the World' honoree
Linda Crider
Native American Natural Foods has been named a "B Corp Best for the World" honoree by the B Corporation.

The list honors businesses that earned an overall score in the top 10 percent of all Certified B Corporations on the B Lab's B Impact Assessment, a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of a company's impact on its workers, community, and the environment (more...)



Mar 21, 20
Tanka first Native American recipient of Whole Foods Market local loan
Linda Crider
For Immediate Release
March 11, 2016

KYLE, SD, March 11, 2016 -- Pine Ridge Indian Reservation-based Native American Natural Foods, maker of the Tanka line of buffalo snacks, is the first Native American recipient of a low-interest loan through Whole Foods Market's Local Producer Loan Program (more...)



Feb 29, 20
Native American Natural Foods to release 5 new buffalo snacks at Expo West
Linda Crider
For Immediate Release
Feb. 29, 2016

KYLE, SD, Feb. 29, 2016 -- Native American Natural Foods will be launching an entirely new line of buffalo snack products called TANKA TRAIL and two new TANKA BAR flavors at the upcoming Natural Products Expo West show in Anaheim, CA (more...)



Mar 17, 20
Native American Natural Foods hires its first national sales manager
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
For Immediate Release
March 16, 2015

KYLE, S.D., March 16, 2015 -- Native American Natural Foods, maker of Tanka buffalo meat snacks, has welcomed James Williams as its new national sales manager (more...)



Apr 30, 20
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...)



Feb 27, 20
Native American Natural Foods and Onnit Labs partner to create new bison Warrior Bar
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
KYLE, SD, Feb. 26, 2014 -- Native American Natural Foods of Kyle, S.D., and Onnit Labs of Austin, Texas, have partnered to create a co-branded product called the Warrior Bar, a spicy bison meat-and-cranberry food bar offering 14 grams of protein (more...)



Nov 12, 20
Native American Natural Foods CEO invited to attend White House Tribal Nations Conference
Linda Crider, director of marketing and communications
KYLE, S.D., Nov. 11, 2013 -- Karlene Hunter, CEO of Native American Natural Foods of Kyle, S.D., has been invited to attend the White House Tribal Nations Conference this week in Washington, D.C.

A White House aide contacted Hunter last week about flying to Washington, D (more...)