How come Beef Jerky is so expensive and get so little?

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  • para
    Lv 5
    5 months ago
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    the size of the packaging: it is sold as a luxury. in canada, the government probably treats it as a service rather than food, which quadruples the price or more. even worse is the fact that it's healthy - which is something the nazi dictatorship is not happy about. in america, however, you might be able to find bulk bags available for a reasonable price..

  • Asep
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    It takes a lot of resources to make

  • Because it takes time to make and depending on the desired amount of moisture in the finished product, it loses between 1/3 and 1/2 its weight in water.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    It's dried and shrunken up.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Because it's expensive to make (doesn't have a lot of fillers, unlike cheaper meats),

    which is why I only buy it when on clearance.

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