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Jerky Maker Lorissa's Kitchen Debuts National Campaign

Lorissa’s Kitchen, a new company that makes jerky for “health-conscious” consumers, is out with a new national television and digital campaign.

The campaign, “Snack More, Make Snacks Less,” positions Lorissa’s various jerky varieties as super-convenient, as well as preservative-free and responsibly sourced, high-protein snacks. 

Four spots, from Carmichael Lynch, will air on Food Network, HGTV, Bravo, and Travel Channel, as well as on RealSimple.com. 

“Snackfesto” (below), shows the time-consuming lengths that some people go through to prepare healthy snacks — chopping, measuring, counting nuts and carrying around plastic containers — contrasted with the simplicity of just opening a package of Lorissa’s. The other ads include "Energy Balls," "23 Almonds" and "Nut Butter."

Lorissa’s has also released a two-minute online video featuring the founder of Lorissa’s Kitchen talking about how she married into a family with a jerky-making tradition and decided to create a business out of preservative-free, responsibly sourced jerky products. 

In addition, the brand will engage in outreach via influencers, and participate in events around the country. This year, the focus will be on active lifestyle and food events in Denver and Portland, Ore., including Bolder Boulder and Denver’s Bike to Work Day. Lorissa’s also has a partnership with Lifetime Fitness that includes Esprit de She events throughout the year. 

The brand, which launched last year, waited until the products were widely available nationally to launch a major, integrated campaign, notes marketing director Gracia Pratt.

“We’re experiencing this cultural tension with regard to the amount of time and energy involved in clean eating,” says Pratt. “Just look at how much #mealprep is discussed on social media. We’ve got a solution — a prep-free snack to complement this lifestyle — and we want to shout it from the rooftops.”

Rather than focusing on age or gender demographics per se, the brand is looking at psychographic and attitudinal information to target “a core consumer who has a very discerning approach to eating, but doesn’t want clean living to come at the expense of just living,” she says.

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  1. Meaghan Cosgrove from ASU, March 27, 2017 at 10:49 p.m.

    I enjoyed this article because it is something that I can relate to. I feel like I am constantly prepping and cooking snacks for the week because of my busy schedule. Most people have to plan ahead and make sure everything is cooked, cut or washed beforehand so they can just bring it to work or grab it to go. This ad is focusing on health conscious people but also busy people, people who do not have time to make a snack and just need something that’s filling and might have some nutrients in it. It was a good ad because it was hitting a topic that is very relevant right now and people want to be healthy but they also have so many other things they need to do. This ad will be put on Food Network, HGTV, Bravo, and Travel Channel, which I think are perfect networks to air it because although they said they are not focusing on a certain gender, this can be very directed towards females and they are the people who mostly watch all those channels. People are always looking for a way to eat healthier but also have it be convenient, I think this product is perfect and will fit all of those needs.

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