Smokey Carolina BBQ Vegan Jerky

2.5 oz pouch

Retail Price: $7.99

Our Price: $5.45 (Save 32%)

2.5 oz pouch

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Reuben Durrett was an 1800's Kentucky bibliographer who fought hard against circulating libraries that were charging people fee's. He started the Louisville Public Library in 1871, giving all of his books and historical collections to the organization.
SKU: 867905000074

About This Brand

Louisville Vegan Jerky Company was started in my home kitchen back in 2012. Having spent some time in Oahu as a child, I was craving manapua one night and decided I would try to create a vegetarian version. Typically manapua is made by stuffing char sui (bbq pork) into a sweet dough and steaming it. I got an old recipe for the char sui from my mother and decided to bake the soy protein I was using instead of sauteing it. I was busy trying to get the dough ready and chatting with roommates when the smell of bbq hit my nose. I realized I didn't set a timer. I ran into the kitchen grabbing the baking sheet out as quick as I could only to find overdone faux char sui. I was going to make another attempt from scratch when I decided I'd try the burnt char sui anyways. I couldn't believe it, it was the worst char sui I'd ever had, but the best vegan jerky in the world! I scooped up what was on the tray, put the new jerky creation into ziplock bags and went to my favorite local bar...
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textured soy protein, yellow mustard, apple cidar vinegar, sugar, water, tamari (water, soybeans, salt, alcohol [to preserve freshness]), brown sugar, chili powder, olive oil, vinegar, molasses, spices, natural smoke flavor.

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Serving Size 1 oz (28g/1/2 cup) Servings Per Container 3

Amount Per Serving

Calories 80

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 430mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 8g
Protein 6g

Calcium 2%
Iron 6%

Reviews For Smokey Carolina BBQ Vegan Jerky

Based on 11 Reviews


This is soooo good! I love the flavor. Just a hint of spice. The texture is chewy, but not enough to make your jowls tired. I will definitely order again!

- Krystal


This product is so delicious! I highly recommend it!!!

- Angeris alicea

Louisville vegan jerky, Smokey Carolina bbq

Loved by the whole family. Most requested item by my 7 year old. Every time a thrive box comes she wants to know if this jerky is in it.

- Sarah Brown

Love it!

This "jerky" is absolutely delicious. The one thing I miss most about eating meat is BBQ and this stuff definitely satisfied my cravings! Now to try all the other flavors!

- Nicole

For my husband Lexington BBQ is the only BBQ

My husband was very skeptical. From NC, Lexington BBQ is the only BBQ as far as he is concerned, especially Little Richards BBQ. Since we became vegan we figured we would never taste it again. This has fulfilled all our BBQ fantasies. He also declared it the best jerky he has ever had vegan or not. I agree. It's friggin' yummy!

- Z


I was skeptical about trying this since I'm such a picky eater, but I'm so glad I did! It's absolutely delicious. Will definitely purchase more.

- Ashley Brinkley

It's really awesome!

I have to say that I had doubts about this when I ordered it as I'm from eastern NC and didn't think it would taste anything like the BBQ from there at all. It's really good though, and it's kind of like a combination of the Carolina styles of BBQ. Highly recommended!

- Michael


It was reminiscent of carokina style bbq, but was heavy on the vinegar. It was very moist also amd lacked that jerkey dryness one expects. Love the brand, just not this flavor.

- Davina Stein

So good!

Excellent flavor and texture. Went to buy more and it is out of stock. Will definitely order more!

- Regina Sartain

Not jerky - but pretty good

Pretty good for vegan jerky. It doesn't have that satisfying tough texture of real jerky, but the flavor is good and addicting!

- Ruby


This jerky is so delicious. It tastes authentic to traditinal southern bbq and the texture is spot on. I ate this in one sitting so I'll definitely be ordering more soon.

- Kelly

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