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Jimmy's Chinese Style Beef Jerky No More?

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Jimmy's Chinese Style Beef Jerky No More?

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This was my favorite beef jerky growing up. I had been eating it since the 80s but I haven't seen it in stores for a few years now. What happened to it? It was made in Vancouver but I haven't seen it for a long time and I heard they might have gone out of business.

Is this true? If so, what the heck am I going to do? I've never had beef jerky like this anywhere else. Jimmy's Beef Jerky was VERY VERY thin, like paper thin and absolutely delicious compared to other thick jerkies.
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I can't find it anywhere either (In Toronto that is).

The last I bought was around 1999-2000, after that, it disappeared.

Oh the memories...Yum!

I Googled the company's name and found their phone number to be (604) 668-5800 but I don't know if the company's database is out of date or not. Goodluck with your search and please tell us if we can find any!
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I *think* that I saw it a few months ago at the big chinese supermarket at Market Village (in Markham, Ontario)

maybe the box is smaller
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keanefan wrote:I *think* that I saw it a few months ago at the big chinese supermarket at Market Village (in Markham, Ontario)

maybe the box is smaller
Please let me know if you ever see this again.
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The next time i'm at T&T supermarket i'll look around for Jimmy's.

I love that stuff. I'll eat every little bit of jerky crumbs at the bottom of the shrink wrap.

However, a little while ago I ate some "Chinese-style" jerky made from some place on Victoria street(?) in vancouver and it was delish! A little thicker than Jimmy's ... but man it was good. Had that glaze on it and it was moist but not overly so. The only thing was that it was a little pricey compared to Jimmy's. But i'd buy that stuff in a heartbeat. Have to ask my folks where they got it.
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Sorry to revive an old thread.

But I really wanna find out if this Beef Jerky is available still.

Fond memories as a child.
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i used to eat this stuff all the time when i lived in vancouver. last time i visited in 2005, my uncle said they stopped selling it for some reason.

Somebody from vancouver should call them and ask!

Jimmy's Fine Foods Ltd
2020 Dundas St, Vancouver, BC, V5L 1J4
604-253-3944
Fax: 604-254-6616

google turned up another phone number too: 604-254-6616
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I remember seeing this in Chinatown everyday as a child, haven't seen it in a while though
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Anyone on the west side willing to call them? We all know people in Toronto are too cheap to call :lol:

Other chinese/asian jerky's are too thick and rubbery...bleh...
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TheDarkRage wrote: Anyone on the west side willing to call them? We all know people in Toronto are too cheap to call :lol:

Other chinese/asian jerky's are too thick and rubbery...bleh...
im interested in this jerky, but im not calling up and having the jerky mailed to me from some random chinese market.

i might get my buddy in Vancouver to grab me a bag when he comes here next.
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This brings back so many many many memories. My mom and grandmother used to get me Jimmy's Beef Jerky when I was small. It's so sad they stopped making them. I wonder why they stopped. I would pay $100 just to taste it one more time.
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I am pretty sure Jimmy's Find foods went out of business, even though they still have a office. The manufactuing plant is closed.
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guardianflash wrote: This brings back so many many many memories. My mom and grandmother used to get me Jimmy's Beef Jerky when I was small. It's so sad they stopped making them. I wonder why they stopped. I would pay $100 just to taste it one more time.
It's burned into my memory ... I can still taste it. :cheesygri
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miss_swan I PMed you about this about a year ago.
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guardianflash wrote: miss_swan I PMed you about this about a year ago.
Wow, really? Sorry ... i'll have to check my messages ...
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