Not long ago, farmers grew food to be flavorful and animals were raised with care. While we can’t go back to the past, we can write a new chapter for a future with food we can all feel good about feeding our families. Our company is rooted in the true stories of ranchers who raise animals on North American farms; chefs who believe in using simple ingredients to craft honest food; and families striving to eat well. Pull up a chair and experience our true stories.


OUR PRODUCTS


USDA Organic
Non-GMO

Organic Uncured Grass-Fed Hot Dog

Made with organic, 100% grass fed beef, our skinless dogs pack a wallop of flavor and a smidgen of spice in every juicy bite.

He thought he'd go classic tonight. Sizzle up a plump, juicy dog in a skillet, toast a whole wheat hot dog bun with a little butter, add spicy mustard and sauerkraut with chips on the side. Pure pleasure. Later that week, he'd cook another one up and enjoy it with beans and sautéed greens for a quick weeknight supper.

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size1 link (57g)
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories 200 / Calories from Fat 140
 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat15g
Saturated Fat7g
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium500mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Protein11g
 
Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and iron.
 
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

Organic Beef, Water, Contains 2% or Less of the Following: Organic Spices, Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar, Organic Onion Powder, Sea Salt, Organic Paprika, Organic Garlic Powder, Sodium Lactate, Celery Powder

Allergens
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, GMO-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free

  • * Certified USDA Organic
  • * No genetically modified organisms
  • * 100% Gluten Free
  • * 100% Antibiotic Free

OUR
STORY

Raise healthy & happy animals

Our hogs, cattle, chickens, and turkeys are free to behave the way nature intended –– like animals. They’re able to root, roam, and rummage, and are never caged, crated, or inhumanely confined.

They’re fed an all-vegetarian diet, given zero antibiotics, growth enhancers, or added hormones, and get to live their lives without undue stress or agitation. In other words, they’re happier, which results in healthier, more flavorful, and better-quality meat, according to studies.

Expand access to great quality food

We want to make great quality food available to everyone. We believe it’s vitally important to fuel bodies with tasty, good-for-you foods that have no added hormones, antibiotics, or growth enhancers.

Be honest, transparent and accountable

Our entire supply chain is transparent so you can trace your food back to the community of farmers from which it came. By openly connecting the dots between farm and table, we hold ourselves accountable to you and to one another.

Support family farms and ranches

We work with farmers and ranchers who care for their animals and land the old-fashioned way –– with genuine respect, appreciation, and sense of responsibility.

We believe it’s our job to support them every way possible. That’s why we pay better than market rate. By doing so, we not only build meaningful relationships with people who share our values, we create an economic model that makes sustainable farming a more attractive and financially viable business to pursue.

Practice environmental stewardship

We’re committed to being good caretakers of air, water, and land. Our farmers practice integrated, holistic farming that plans and manages for land stewardship.

For example, they reduce their waste stream by turning farming by-products into compost that feeds nutrients back into the soil. Our cattle ranchers apply land-management practices that promote animal health and protect delicate rangeland ecosystems.

Create great community with great food

Here at True Story, we love great food and how it brings families and friends together. There’s nothing like connecting around a table of delicious, good-for-you food to make the world a happier place.


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RECIPES

  • Chicken Quesadillas
  • Chicken Sausage, Feta and Kale Frittata
  • Grilled Ham, Cheese, and Apple Sandwiches
  • Tropical Hot Dogs

Chicken Quesadillas

Chunks of slow-roasted chicken up the ante on deliciousness –– not to mention good-for-you-ness –– in this new twist on a cheesy favorite.

Chicken Quesadillas

Chunks of slow-roasted chicken up the ante on deliciousness –– not to mention good-for-you-ness –– in this new twist on a cheesy favorite.

Ingredients

Makes 6 servings

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 bell pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced into strips
  • 6 large flour tortillas
  • 2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
  • True Story Organic Oven Roasted Sliced Chicken
  • Sour cream, salsa and avocado, for serving

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over high heat, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the onion and pepper and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until the pepper has a few dark spots. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a clean skillet or grill pan over medium heat. Lay one flour tortilla in skillet. On one half, add cheese, chicken, peppers, and onions. Fold plain side of tortilla over fillings. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bottom is golden and cheese melts.
  3. Turn the quesadilla and cook the other side for 2 to 3 minutes or until the bottom is browned. Repeat with remaining tortillas, adding more oil to the pan as needed.
  4. Serve with sour cream, salsa, and avocado.

FAQs

Where are the animals raised?

All of the animals are raised on sustainable farms and ranches in the US and Canada where they are never ––ever –– caged, crated or inhumanely confined.

Our organic chicken and turkey come from farms in Northern California, Nebraska, Michigan, and Virginia, and have access to the outdoors.
Our organic beef comes from cattle that roam massive pasture-lands in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado.

Our organic ham comes from hogs raised in Quebec, Canada. The hogs have roomy indoor spaces and outdoor access.

Our natural ham comes from hogs raised in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. The hogs are free to forage and root, and enjoy enrichment materials such as straw and hay.

 

What are the animals fed?

All of the animals are 100% vegetarian fed. They are never given animal byproducts, antibiotics, growth stimulants, or hormones. Clean, fresh water is available to them at all times.

Our poultry are fed a vegetarian blend of organic corn and soy. 
Our organic beef comes from cattle that are 100% grass-fed.

Our organic hogs are fed organic corn, grain sorghum, soybean meal, oats, and a vitamin/mineral supplement –– all GMO-free.

Our natural hogs are fed the same diet, but the grains sourced may not necessarily be organic or non-GMO. The vast majority of corn and soy grown in the U.S. is genetically modified, but we’re working with our farmers to find non-GMO solutions.
Are your organic products non-GMO?

Yes, all of our organic products are GMO-free! In order for a product to be labeled “USDA Organic”, genetically modified organisms must not be used. 

All of our organic farms are certified and follow the standards set by the USDA National Organic Program. They’re routinely audited to ensure they’re meeting all expectations.

Where are your meats processed?

Our meats are processed in the U.S. in facilities that meet the strictest standards for the humane treatment of animals and the cleanliness and care exercised throughout the process.

What are “natural flavorings”?

Natural flavorings are exactly that –– 100% natural. They are derived from botanical sources like vegetables, fruits, and spices. Rest assured there are no chemicals, animal products, MSG, or artificial ingredients used in any of our products.

Do your products contain nitrites, gluten, dairy, nuts, wheat or MSG?

Let’s start with nitrites. Our products contain only naturally occurring nitrites such as those found in celery as a result of photosynthesis. No synthetic nitrites are added.

All of our products are gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and wheat-free. That said, they’re made in a facility that does use those ingredients in other products and they do share the same production line. While all equipment is thoroughly washed before making our product and our meats have always tested negative for traces of these ingredients, people with severe sensitivities should be aware of the process.

Finally, our products have no MSG.

Are your sausages fully cooked?

Yes, all of our sausages and hot dogs are fully cooked. Just heat, serve and enjoy!

I see that your hot dogs have sugar and fat added. Why?

Our chefs spent countless hours experimenting with and fine-tuning the recipe for our hot dogs. We added as little fat and sugar as possible to get the robust flavor and juiciness people love.

Do your hot dogs and sausages have casings?

Our hot dogs are skinless so no animal casing is used. The hot dogs are formed and cooked in a cellulose casing, which is removed after cooking. The hot dogs in the package are 100% beef.

Our sausages are formed, cooked, and kept in a natural pork casing. This traditional style of sausage making gives our products a delicious, snappy bite.

What’s the best way to handle and store your products? Can they be frozen?

Our products should be kept in refrigerated conditions at all times. We recommend using an insulated grocery or lunch bag with ice packs whenever transporting the product, whether it’s to home from the grocery store or to a school lunch table.

Our meats can be enjoyed all the way up to the “use by” date as long as the package is unopened and always properly refrigerated. Once opened, please consume within 3-5 days, regardless of the expiration date. As for being frozen, the answer is yes –– freeze-away. If you do choose to freeze the product, we recommend that you do so in an unopened package as early as possible before the expiration date.

Does your packaging contain any BPA?

Our packaging is all BPA-free!

I love the way your deli meat tastes but why is it so difficult to peel?

Because of how natural our deli meats are, it can be difficult to peel the slices apart cleanly. One little trick is to peel 2 or 3 slices apart from the stack as one piece, then remove the individual slices from there. Please know that we are continuously working to improve the product and appreciate your feedback and suggestions.

Where are you located?

We’re based in Northern California with offices in San Francisco and Fairfield.

All of the animals are raised on sustainable farms and ranches in the US and Canada where they are never ––ever –– caged, crated or inhumanely confined.

Our organic chicken and turkey come from farms in Northern California, Nebraska, Michigan, and Virginia, and have access to the outdoors.
Our organic beef comes from cattle that roam massive pasture-lands in Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and Colorado.

Our organic ham comes from hogs raised in Quebec, Canada. The hogs have roomy indoor spaces and outdoor access.

Our natural ham comes from hogs raised in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, and Nebraska. The hogs are free to forage and root, and enjoy enrichment materials such as straw and hay.

 


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