FAQs

OSTRIM® Meat Sticks
• High-Protein • 96% Fat-Free • Near-Zero Carbs


Q. Why is ostrich meat used in OSTRIM?

A. The naturally-raised (no antibiotics or stimulants) ostrich meat in OSTRIM is one of nature's best sources of high-protein, low-fat meat. OSTRIM is a USDA inspected health and wellness food that tastes great. In fact, many top athletes, nutritionists, personal trainers and dietitians recommend OSTRIM as a natural source of low-fat meat protein.  


Q. How does ostrich compare nutritionally with other meats.

A. Ostrich compares very favorably nutritionally with other meats as shown on the following Nutritional Value Comparison chart. **

**Source: USDA Handbook 8, Nutrition Composition of Foods


Q. Why is protein so important to overall health and wellness?

A. Proteins are the building block of the body. They are directly responsible for the health and maintenance of strong lean muscle, blood, skin, hair and internal organs. Our body feeds on protein through-out the day, especially after exercise. When a protein rich food like OSTRIM is eaten, the protein is broken down by the liver and made into amino acids, which helps fuel muscles, organs and the immune system.


Q. How convenient is OSTRIM?

A. OSTRIM Meat Sticks are ready-to-eat, with no refrigeration or preparation necessary. OSTRIM's special vacuum packaging exceeds the ordinary packaging of other sports nutrition products, thus locking in nutrition, freshness and flavor. Virtually no air is able to penetrate to deteriorate the quality of the food. 


Q. Why is OSTRIM so low in carbohydrates?

A. OSTRIM is scientifically formulated to be near-zero carbohydrates and sugar free. This allows a person following one of the popular high-protein, low-carb diets to eat OSTRIM Meat Sticks and to be more selective regarding his or her carbohydrate sources. 


Q. How high is the sodium level in OSTRIM?

A. OSTRIM has less than half the sodium of most other dry-shelf meat sticks or jerky products. It contains only the minimum amount required for dry-shelf stability. The sodium has been balanced with the potassium to eliminate excess
water retention and to help boost energy.


Q. What type of retailer stocks OSTRIM Meat Sticks?

A. OSTRIM Meat Sticks are stocked and promoted by retailers like GNC stores, (Our largest customer for the 1.5 oz. OSTRIM Meat Sticks) natural food stores and other stores that specialize in nutrition and wellness foods. OSTRIM is also carried by convenience stores, gyms, fitness centers and health clubs.


Q. How will OSTRIM Meat Sticks generate incremental sales and profits?

A. OSTRIM Meat Sticks attract anyone looking for snacks that offer taste, nutrition, and convenience. This includes the serious athlete, physical fitness enthusiast, high-protein dieter or anyone who is constantly "on the go" - from kids and soccer moms to weekend warriors and executives. Once consumers try OSTRIM Meat Sticks, they will purchase them over and over again, because they are available in popular flavors, convenient, portable and taste great!

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