There is no mystery meat in The New Primal’s meat…

Disclosure: The author of this review received a sample of the product from the brand or its representative in exchange for a review.

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Source: tested or reviewed it for the manufacturer


There is no mystery meat in The New Primal’s meat sticks. 100% grass fed beef with no preservatives. Free-range turkey meat.


  • 100% grass-fed beef
  • Free-range turkey
  • No hormones, antibiotics, or GMO's
  • All natural spices


  • None

Starting with 100% grass-fed beef and free-range turkey, Primal has taken the market by storm with their new single serving beef and turkey meat sticks. By using hormone and antibiotic-free ingredients, these meat sticks offer real meat, not a mystery blend.

Both the beef and turkey are low in sugar and salt, gluten-free. and contain no genetically modified organisms (GMO). The beef sticks come in original or spicy blend and the turkey in original flavor only. The one-ounce meat sticks consist of meat and all natural spices wrapped in a natural collagen casing.

They are available in packs of twenty, have a shelf life of twelve months and come with a thirty- day, 100% satisfaction guarantee.

I tested all three varieties of New Primal meat sticks over several weeks. Used as a snack before workouts or while skiing or hiking, eating one stick gave a nice energy boost and was quite filling for just one ounce.

My favorite turned out to be the spicy beef stick which had a nice peppery kick that lasted for a few minutes. Both the spicy and original beef sticks had a true beefy flavor and had a nice clean taste. The original turkey stick had a mild tang to its flavor and would be a good chose for people who don’t eat beef.

At one ounce each, it was easy to pop a couple in a pocket while skiing or taking a hike and each provides 6 grams of protein, 6 grams of fat and 90 calories. The twelve-month shelf life would make the New Primal meat sticks a good addition for people doing long backpacking trips where food drops are needed. The packaging has a serrated edge on one end to make opening easy.

The New Primal Company is the brainchild of Jason Burke. In 2009 in an attempt to improve his own health, Jason began making jerky at home. Three years later after much hard work, The New Primal was born. As Jason would say, “You are what you eat, choose wisely.”


Product details:

  • Flavors: Original beef, Spicy beef, Original turkey
  • Price: 20 pack-$39.95

Disclosure: I received a sample of this product for purposes of this review, but the opinions expressed are my own.

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