Where’s The Beef?

There are some men that I think qualify for the ‘Iconic Guy Hall of Fame’ – aka, guys that virtually every man looks up to, or at least knows a thing or two about. James Dean. Frank Sinatra. Cary Grant. John Wayne. The latter is the focus of today’s post, via John Wayne Stock and Supply, a relatively new company that upholds the ideals of its namesake: simple, straightforward, and honest.

But what does a company befitting one of Hollywood’s greatest cowboys sell? The answer, quite simply, is beef jerky, available in two general varieties – Natural or Organic. The Natural brand is free from preservatives and artificial ingredients, giving it a fresh, chewy taste you won’t find from products sold at your local convenience store. Plus the cattle the jerky comes from are never fed animal byproducts, meaning you get to snack away knowing there’s next to no risk of animal-to-animal diseases.

Both the Natural and the Organic line takes things that much further – the cattle were also raised without antibiotics or hormones, and the Organic brand means the feed itself was certified organic. Aside from all the good news, there’s a yummy factor here as well: both the Natural and Organic jerky come in four tasty flavours including original, sweet teriyaki, smoky bar-b-que, and spicy black pepper. Each package retails for $6.49 USD + pretty reasonable shipping to Canada. And, as an homage to John Wayne’s legend, a portion of the proceeds from every sale goes to the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.

Why am I featuring this gift right now? Well most guys are know are pretty big jerky fans, and this makes for a fun Father’s Day add-on. If you’re gifting dad with a day on the golf course or some camping gear, load him up with a few packs of the good stuff as a finishing touch. I’ve also got four packs of the Organic Beef Jerky to give away to a lucky reader. If you think that person should be you, well then, here’s how to enter:

1) Leave a comment by June 18th on which flavour of John Wayne Stock and Supply Company beef jerky you’d most like to nibble on.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around June 19th to select the winner, who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible to participate in this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: There are *very* few non-contest posts this month. But if you leave a comment on any non-contest post published after today and tag it with #cgg2, you’ll earn yourself a bonus entry or two, or three over the contest period. No need to x-post back here, I’ll see your comments on the other posts.

99 Responses to “Where’s The Beef?”
  1. leah leitch says:

    I’d like to try the original and go from there. YUM!

  2. Patricia says:

    definitely the original, can’t beat the classics

  3. Dennis Dubs says:

    Well I love my steak Spicy Pepper so why not Jerky but I have a question, if you’re giving away 4 packs why not get one of each?

  4. Andrea B. says:

    I would love to try the Teriyaki flavour! Yummo!

  5. Leah says:

    I’d like to try teriyaki

  6. Tammy says:

    I would love the Teriyaki flavour to nibble on! I love Jerky 🙂
    dalleykt at live dot ca

  7. Corinne says:

    I love beef jerky, i make it at home ofter

  8. nikki robak says:

    I would like the BBQ flavor

  9. Barbara Hickey says:

    I love John Wayne and beef jerkey. What could be better!!!

  10. Barbara Dye says:

    I have never tried beef jerky – so would like the spicy black pepper

  11. JENNIFER HART says:


  12. Holly Sproule says:

    Bar-b-que sounds delicious!

  13. Tegan says:

    Traditional BBQ all the way!

  14. aly3360 says:

    I would LOVE to try the spicy black pepper. mmm sounds delicious 🙂

    ayoung3360 (at) hotmail (dot) com

  15. Todd Cooper says:

    They say start with perfection so; I’ll try the organic.

  16. ASHLEY O says:

    Sweet teriyaki!!! Cause Im not Sweet enough.. 🙂

  17. Jessica Lord says:

    I have never tried it, so I would stick with the Original flavour.

  18. I would love to nibble on the bbq flavor!
    ksceviour at hotmail dot com

  19. Debbie Petch says:

    spicy black pepper sounds the best.

  20. cheryl mclellan says:

    I think the original, but I bet they would ALL be tasty!!

  21. DAVE says:

    Definitely barbecue….I love my barbecue taste

  22. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    We would love to try the original flavor but we think they all would be good

  23. Stephanie F says:

    I would totally go with spicy black pepper. It sounds unique!

  24. Jack N says:

    I think I would stick with the original, but they all sound good.

  25. Lillea says:


  26. anita f says:


  27. Sarah Robinson says:

    sweet teryaki!!!

  28. Debbie B says:


  29. I would like to try the spicy black pepper, but they all sound delicious.
    Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity. ~Pauline

  30. I would like to try barbecue flavor.

  31. intensev5 says:

    I would love to try the sweet teriyaki flavour

  32. JoshuaT says:

    Black Pepper! Sounds Damn Good to me.

  33. I would try the Spicy Black Pepper – my aunt used to make moose jerky and I would always ask if she could make a real spicy batch for me 🙂

  34. Cole says:

    I would like to try the bbq beef jerky. Something a little different.

  35. sherry k says:

    Spicy Black Pepper

  36. Rhonda Greig says:

    If I had to pick I’d go for the Original Beef Jerky but the flavored choices do sound good too!

  37. Kim Barrett says:

    I think spicy black pepper would be especially delicious!

  38. Glenda says:

    sorry, but I can’t choose between Smoky Barbecue and Spicy Black Pepper

  39. Sophia says:

    My top flavour pick would either be the original or spicy black pepper!

  40. Pamalot says:

    I would like to nibble on the Original!

  41. Susie Atwood says:

    I’d like to try the original.

  42. Tierra G says:

    The spicy black pepper sounds great.

  43. Bonnie Mac says:

    Original Joe

  44. Susan says:

    I’d like to try the Organic Sweet Teriyaki Beef Jerky. Sounds delicious and I like that there are no nitrites! #CGG

  45. caroneko says:

    I’m a sucker for teriyaki beef jerky.

  46. Sherry Fraser says:

    I would like to try the bbq flavour

  47. Cathleen says:

    Spicy black pepper sounds fabulous!

  48. Tyler says:

    the original for sure. Can’t beat that.

  49. GARRY SUSSMAN says:

    spicy black pepper

  50. Thulashi says:

    Spicy Black Pepper!

  51. william troughton says:


  52. I’ve always liked the orginal flavour or jerky

  53. Frank Dendwick says:

    BBQ, even sounds mouthwatering.

  54. Lynne Hagey says:

    spicy black pepper!!!

  55. sandra drennan says:

    The spicy black pepper sounds very interesting !!!!

  56. I would love to try the BBQ…YUM!

  57. tammy says:

    I think smokey bbq sounds awesome.

  58. Kristina Karlstrom says:


  59. Stacey says:

    I would love to try the Teriyaki flavour! mmm!

  60. Luke MacMillan says:

    Sweet teriyaki! Best flavour ever.

  61. Beth Brucas says:

    original of course

  62. Tina says:

    smoky bar-b-que

  63. Donnas says:

    The smoky bar-b-que please.

  64. April Campbell says:

    Teriyaki sounds great

  65. Gina Ashby says:

    Teriyaki, love it!

  66. Nancy says:

    the Original

  67. Brenda I Lacourciere says:

    I want to try the original

  68. Jo says:

    The Original!

  69. Brook says:

    I always go for the original taste of everything..so that would be my pick!

  70. janine willingham says:


  71. julia g says:

    I’d like to try the Teriyaki.

  72. Margie says:

    I would like to try them all but the Original first

  73. sean pynaert says:


  74. mousecat says:

    I’d go with the original! flavour

  75. Teriyaki please!!!

  76. Tania B says:

    I would love to try the smokey bbq please!

  77. kellyp says:

    I’d love to try the original or the smokey BBQ!

  78. darci says:

    Original! My hubby likes ANY!

  79. stacey h says:

    i’d love to nibble on: sweet teriyaki

  80. Tanya Campbell says:

    I would love to try the sweet teriyaki! Sounds delish!

  81. Anne Derkat says:

    I’d like to try the teriyaki

  82. prairiebelle says:

    I would like to try the original flavour


  83. Jennifer says:

    To be honest, I am a vegetarian! – but, I would love to give these to my amazing husband 🙂 He would probably most enjoy the Spicy Black Pepper.

  84. tennille says:

    The spicy black pepper sounds good—hubby would love these

  85. scifisara says:

    I’d like to tuck the spicy black pepper flavour into my knapsack for my next dayhike!

  86. Lori says:

    The Spicy Black Pepper would be my Number One!

  87. Stefanie says:

    I’d love to try the Barbeque first. Any kind would be great, I love beef jerky. 🙂

  88. Michael says:

    smoky bar-b-que,

  89. aimee p says:

    terriaki looks good

  90. Sylvia says:

    spicy black pepper

  91. Maegan Morin says:

    BBQ and Black Pepper would be sooooo yummy!!

  92. Brandon says:

    I would like to try the spicy black pepper

  93. fricasse says:

    I’d like to try the smoky bar-b-que flavour.

  94. Debbie F says:

    I would like to try the spicy black pepper.

  95. Kathy Pomeroy says:

    tough choice…maybe BBQ, to jkeep summer alive all year round

  96. Sabrina M says:

    Looks pretty yummy!:)

  97. Heather C says:

    mmm… I’d love a package of original. Would send to my son overseas 🙂

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