High in the mountains of New Mexico is where our fourth-generation ranch is located and where we raise buffalo, elk, and cattle. Separate from the Herd with Pearson Ranch jerky, making jerky since 1959. Satisfy all your jerky cravings with Pearson Ranch jerky that is made with Game Meat and hickory flavoring. Snack sharing with family and friends is easy with these bite sized pieces in a fun re-sealable bag. Buffalo, also known as bison, nearly went extinct in the late 19th century. However, they have made a comeback. In 1893, there were only about 300 remaining. Leap forward to 2007, and there were approximately 200,000 in the United States being raised for meat. Buffalo meat is a deep red color due to the lack of fat marbling, and the taste is slightly sweeter and richer than beef. Buffalo meat fits the dietary guidelines of the American Heart Association. Many nationally recognized weight-loss programs list bison meat as one of their recommended diet foods. Buffalo spend their lives on grass, and are not subjected to questionable drugs, chemicals or hormones. Nutritionally you are getting more protein and nutrients with less calories and fat. Buffalo is a dense meat that will satisfy even the heartiest of appetites while eating less. Pearson Ranch Jerky uses only the finest available buffalo that are raised freely to produce our jerky and meat snacks. The meat is always USDA approved and have long shelf lives because of our commitment to ensuring the best product. It is also low in fat, high in protein, MSG-free, gluten-free, soy-free, and does not have added nitrites.