The Jerky Shoppe, Inc.

The Jerky Shoppe™ is a family owned business, proudly serving the local and national community for over 22 years.

"I tried your beef jerky at the recent Midwest Horse Show and it's the BEST I've ever had!"
— M. L. from Harvard Illinois


The Jerky Shoppe™ started operations in 1988 as a privately owned full-service meat market in Maple Grove Minnesota, known as Maple Grove Meats, Inc. After successfully establishing ourselves at that location we began shifting focus toward State Fairs, Sportsman Shows and other large community events in the upper Midwest. Our high quality and great tasting meat products allowed us more than a decade of steady growth after our initial startup.

We now have a retail location and a USDA inspected processing plant in Big Lake, Minnesota! We have an on-site USDA inspector and an operation that has allowed us to serve the upper Midwest with the highest quality USDA inspected meat and jerky products available on the market.

Our "start to finish" meat processing operation sets us apart from other Jerky and snack food retailers. We hand pick our meats for processing. We then cook, cure, smoke, vacuum seal, label and freeze our products. Most other Jerky and snack food retailers simply purchase their stock from a production facility and then resell them to the public.

Potential customers can rest assured that Jerky and meat products purchased from us have not been through other layers of distribution, price padding and possible product and package mishandling. Our products are processed and maintained at our climate controlled location in Minnesota until ready for shipment to the customer.

We are excited and eager to move into the next phase of serving other geographical regions. Please stay tuned to our Web site for updates and news of future products, services and opportunities.

Thank you!