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Tanka is warrior fuel for new Onnit Academy
the Tanka Team


Woot! We are so proud of Onnit , our awesome business partners in the Onnit/Tanka alliance. They have recently launched Onnit Academy and debuted their NEW publication -- Onnit Academy Magazine. When you first open the issue you will see this GORGEOUS Warrior Bar double-truck spread (pictured in the top photo) (more...)



Tanka featured as a Native company promoting tradition and innovation
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing

We are pleased to announce that Tanka Bar was mentioned in a recent article from civileats.com .

Written by By Adrien Schless-Meier, the article highlights Native companies, including Native American Natural Foods (more...)



"The Coscto Connection" magazine tells Tanka's story in September issue
Jenice Johnson, assistant director of marketing



We told you once before that we were going to be featured in the September issue of The Costco Connection . The article is out now and you can read it here: (more...)



Tanka Returns Month kicks off in November
The Tanka Team

The Tanka Fund is our national campaign to return buffalo to the land, diets and economies of Native American people.

In November, this national retail campaign will feature a shipper display of Tanka products, a stocking stuffer with 3 flavors of Tanka Bars, and TankaFund (more...)



Box Inc. now featuring Tanka Bar in office break rooms
the Tanka Team

We are happy to report that the online file sharing company, Box Inc. , has accepted our Tanka Bar products in their office break rooms. Tanka won a blind taste test hands down at the recent Box Snack Fair (more...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)



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...)