Stryve Foods Opens Up SmartStock Platform for Core-Mark’s Retail Distribution


PLANO, Texas — Stryve FoodsInc. (NASDAQ: SNAX) (“Stryve” or “the Company”), an emerging healthy snacking and nutrition platform that is disrupting traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories and a leader in the Air-dried meat snacking industry in the United States and Core Mark Holding Company, Inc. (“Core-Mark”), one of the largest marketers of fresh food, grocery and broadband supply solutions for convenience retailers in North America, announced that Stryve has entered into an agreement with Core-Mark to join industry-leading company SmartStock® distribution platform.

SmartStock is a guaranteed, full-service marketing program that leverages advanced data analytics and real-time insights to provide qualifying Core Mark customers with the key benefits of top category management, quality shelves and weekly in-store merchandising services to drive sales and… increase profitability.

Stryve will be a key component of the meat snacks offering and will have access to approximately 10,000 retail outlets served by the program.

“SmartStock’s data-driven analytics are proving to be an immediate boost to Stryve’s per-store sales performance as we begin rolling out across Core-Mark’s 10,000 participating retail locations,” said Job Oblas, co-founder and CEO of Stryve. “Stryve Biltong and Vacadillos Carne Seca are enjoying strong sales growth and nationwide market share results as we expand our retail distribution footprint. Channel partners such as Core-Mark are enhancing this effort and we are pleased to see Stryve’s retail growth rates accelerating by leveraging the SmartStock platform.”

About Core Mark
Core-Mark is one of North America’s largest marketers of fresh produce, grocery and broadband delivery solutions to the convenience retail market. Core-Mark, part of the Performance Food Group family of companies, was founded in 1888 and offers a full line of products, marketing programs and technology solutions throughout the United States and Canada. Core-Mark supplies traditional convenience stores, grocery stores, drugstores, bulk retailers, liquor and specialty stores, and other convenience stores. For more information, please visit

About Stryve Foods, Inc.
Stryve is an emerging healthy snacks and foods company that manufactures, markets and sells highly differentiated healthy snacks and foods that Stryve believes can revolutionize the traditional snacking and CPG categories. Stryve’s mission is to “help Americans eat better and live happier, better lives.” Stryve offers convenient products that contain less sugar and carbohydrates and more protein than other snacks and foods.

Stryve’s current product portfolio consists primarily of air-dried meat snack products, marketed under the Stryve brand®Kalahari®braai time®and vacadillos® Brand names. Unlike beef jerky, Stryve’s all-natural air-dried meat snack products are made with beef and spices, are never cooked and contain zero grams of sugar*, and are free from monosodium glutamate (MSG), gluten, nitrates, nitrites and preservatives. Therefore, Stryve’s products are suitable for the keto and paleo diet. Additionally, because of the protein density and sugar content, Stryve believes its air-dried meat snack products are among the healthiest long-life snacks available today.

Stryve sells its products through major retail channels, primarily in North America, including grocery, club and other retail outlets, as well as directly to consumers through its e-commerce websites and through the Amazon platform.

For more information on Stryve, see or follow us on social media at @stryvebiltong.

*All Stryve Biltong and Vacadillos products contain zero grams of added sugar, with the exception of Vacadillos’ Chipotle Honey Flavor, which contains one gram of sugar per serving.


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