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Tanka featured on "American Food Roots" online magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

The online magazine American Food Roots featured Tanka in their recent article "Jerky's long history is something to chew on" . It also mentions our new Tanka Jerky, set for release by the end of January/early February (more...)



Tanka Bar featured with other popular fuel-packed foods in 'Women's Running' magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Women's Running magazine featured Tanka Bar in its November/December 2013 issue.

Tanka is included on page 49 for the story titled "Is It Worth It?" which highlights popular foods runners eat to fuel their bodies (more...)



Tanka featured in prominent Native food magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Native Foodways magazine is a new publication that highlights food and culture among Native American communities. Tanka is featured in the magazine's current issue.

According to their website, "Native Foodways Magazine is published by Tohono O'odham Community Action (TOCA) (more...)



Tanka president featured on Native American Calling
the Tanka Team

Our president Mark Tilsen will be interviewed on Native America Calling at 11:30 a.m. MT today (December 2, 2013) in a segment about living wages and employee-owned businesses. It will be streamed here: www (more...)



Tanka company featured in Intertribal Buffalo Council magazine
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

The Intertribal Buffalo Council magazine Buffalo Tracks highlighted Tanka Bar and president Mark Tilsen in its Summer 2013 edition.

The magazine features 58 tribes serving the Buffalo Nation in 19 states (more...)



NPR reports on Tanka's recent listing as a top trend in natural food
the Tanka Team

Reporter Jim Kent did a feature on Tanka Bar which aired on South Dakota Public Broadcasting, a part of the National Public Radio network.

It covered our recent listing on the Sterling-Rice Group's report: "10 Top Trends in the Natural and Organic Space for 2013 (more...)



Motorcycle ride to benefit Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce
the Tanka Team

If you are a motorcycle rider that will be in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation area this week, consider the Reservation Tour coming up Aug. 8. It benefits the PRACC Visitor Center in Kyle, SD. See details above (more...)



Tanka Bars on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation creates success, jobs
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

Sioux Falls, SD, television station KSFY interviewed the Tanka team earlier this month . Reporter Courtney Collen was doing a story on Tanka for the station's "Made in South Dakota" feature.

The story finally aired this week, which you can (more...)



Tanka CEO wins leadership award from National Association for the Specialty Food Trade
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing


We are very pleased to announce that our CEO, Karlene Hunter, has won a leadership award from the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc. NASFT is a not-for-profit trade association established in 1952 to foster commerce and interest in the specialty food industry (more...)



Bison World magazine features the Tanka story this month
Tanka team

Bison World magazine just published an article on Tanka Bar written by our director of marketing and communications, Linda Crider.

The National Bison Association produces the quarterly magazine and is an incentive to members (more...)



Tanka Bar's Native employment success highlighted on Black Hills FOX News
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

KEVN-TV of Rapid City, SD, featured Tanka Bar on their evening news this week. The story touted the company's success at giving Native people on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation employment opportunities (more...)



The Associated Press: SD snack maker expects growth with Whole Foods
Kristi Eaton

The Associated Press writer Kristi Eaton wrote about Native American Natural Foods product, the Tanka Bar, and approval into Whole Foods Market locations nationwide. Please note, although approved nationwide, not every Whole Foods sells Tanka products yet and it is up to each store to carry them (more...)



CBS-affiliate interview: Snacking is serious business on the Pine Ridge Reservation
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

Tanka Bar CEO Karlene Hunter and our social media specialist, Jason Stover , were featured last night in a story about the company on KELO Television of Sioux Falls, SD.

Television reporter Derek Olson of KELO stopped by Tanka headquarters last week to do the interviews and learn more about th (more...)



Team shares Tanka with the world at the Americas Food and Beverage Show and Conference
the Tanka Team

Our CEO Karlene Hunter and Shipping Specialist, Kelly Hunter, have been having a wonderful time at the 15th Americas Food and Beverage Show and Conference this week, located at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Florida (more...)



Tanka president testifies at Banking Committee hearing in D.C.
the Tanka Team

Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, testified at a Senate Banking Committee hearing today in Washington, D.C., that focused on economic development opportunities and challenges in Indian Country (more...)



Tanka featured as a bright spot in the healthy market
the Tanka Team

Our Tanka team member Danaj Edmond recently attended the GSA Conference on Wellness & Greening Initiatives within Snack Bars and Vending Machines.

The conference, which took place at the GSA Regional Office Building in Washington, D (more...)



Sen. Tim Johnson invites Tanka president to testify at Banking Committee hearing in D.C.
the Tanka Team

Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, has been asked by Sen. Tim Johnson to testify at a hearing Thursday, Nov. 10, titled "Opportunities and Challenges for Economic Development in Indian Country" in Washington, D (more...)



Tanka Bar founders accept SVN award in Philadelphia
the Tanka Team

Mark Tilsen, president of Native American Natural Foods, and Karlene Hunter, CEO, are among six winners of the Social Venture Network's prestigious Innovation Award. They accepted their award this past weekend at the 2011 Social Venture Network Fall Conference SVN Innovation Awards Ceremony in Philadelphia (more...)



Check out the flyer: Tanka on sale at Clark's Nutrition & Natural Foods through the end of September
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

See the whole flyer: Clark's Nutrition & Natural Foods Market

For information and store locations:
clarksnutrition.com (more...)



Easy Open, Earth-Friendly Tanka FreshPack: Tanka Bars have a new look, even more traditional taste
Jenice Johnson, manager of marketing and communications

In our ongoing journey to become a more sustainable company with respect for Mother Earth, Native American Natural Foods is proud to announce a new greener and fresher Tanka Bar package.

The new Easy Open, Earth-Friendly Tanka FreshPack captures the original freshness and brightness of the powerful flavors of the Tanka Bar (more...)