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The History of Beef jerky

Jerky was first introduced by the South American (Peru) native tribe called the Quechua (originally part of the ancient Inca Empire) as early as 1550. The product was known as Ch'arki.   The Indians and early settlers made jerky primarily from deer, elk or buffalo using salt (to prevent spoilage) and whatever spices they had. The meat was dried (cured) primarily in the sun. When the Spanish picked it up, the name eventually became known as Charqui.    North American Pioneers further evolved the process. Folks who ate jerky were generally Explorers, Cowboys, and Native Americans. The simplest method for drying meat was to string it on ropes and then hang it on the outside of the wagon cover ("hang...

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Top 10 Hottest Peppers in the World 2020

#1 Carolina Reaper1.4 million to 2.2 million Scoville heat units Declared the world’s hottest pepper by Guinness Word Records in 2013.Carolina Reaper is officially the hottest pepper in the world, according to Guinness World Records. The Carolina Reaper was initially developed as a cross between the Red Habanero and Pakistani Naga. Developed in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Carolina Reaper can grow to a height over 4 feet tall.Purchase Carolina Reaper beef jerky in our Shop. #2 Trinidad Moruga Scorpion 1.2 million to 2 million Scoville heat units Declared the world’s hottest pepper in 2012 (currently #2). Trinidad Scorpion is native to the District of Moruga in Trinidad and Tobago. It is 230 times hotter than a Jalapeno. The Scorpion pepper was developed by Wahid Ogeer, a self-taught farmer,...

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