Make & Model - Epic Epic Bites Chicken Meat With Currant & Sesame BBQ Seasoning
Calories Per Serving - 90
Protein Per Serving - 9 grams
Package Size - 2.5 ounces
MSRP - $7

Tester #1: Patrick Vuong

Overall: It looks like beef jerky, is soft like ground pork, and tastes like something my mom would make (thanks to the Asian spices) — an odd mix, yet quite appealing. I also give EPIC props for the presentation: the dried poultry is cut into bite-size squares and packaged in a resealable bag, ideal if you're on the move (whether hiking or bugging out).

Tester #2: John Schwartze

Overall: Never had chicken jerky, but this stuff is darn good. Sweet, barbecue flavor with smoky notes to it. Texture is a little softer than traditional jerky. Would definitely stock up on this one for snacks, but would lean toward some of the other brands in this taste test for grid-down needs since it doesn't have as much fat (which is needed for long-term survival).

Tester #3: Martin Anders

Overall: This is chicken that tastes like beef…basted in an interesting BBQ-derived flavor. The texture is super tender and soft. I would definitely pack this jerky into some of my survival bags and have a stash of it back at my food cache. If anything, its flavor helps break the monotony of my pork sausage patty MREs.

Notes: If you're concerned with how your food is raised, the EPIC brand of meat products would most likely interest you. These EPIC Chicken Bites are sourced from only 100-percent non-GMO-raised chickens. Made in the USA, it has no growth stimulant or antibiotics and is a good source of tryptophan, phosphorus, selenium, niacin, folic acid, and vitamin B6.

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