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4505 Chicharrones Redefines Snack Food with Their Crispy Clouds of Porkaliciousness

SAN FRANCISCO (August 2016) 4505 Chicharrones, a line of artisanal chef driven pork rinds, will be rolling out two new flavors and new packaging on store shelves nationwide this coming September. The unexpected yet delicious new flavors will include Smokehouse BBQ and Jalapeño Cheddar and will join the brand’s existing flavor— Classic Chili & Salt. 4505 Chicharrones’ bold new look will feature updated artwork on eye-catching metallic packaging.

unnamed-1A Bay Area favorite since 2009, 4505 Chicharrones elevates a favorite gas station snack by creating crispy clouds of porkaliciousness that are both tasty and sustainable. Crafted by professionally trained chef and butcher, Ryan Farr, the Chicharrones are made with high quality ingredients and the finest cuts of humanely sourced pork rinds with no added antibiotics or hormones. Committed to sustainability and whole animal utilization, each chicharron is kettle cooked in lard to minimize waste seen in the meat industry. 4505 Chicharrones are gluten free, offers paleo certified options and contains 7g of protein, 0g of carbs and 80 calories per ½ oz serving. This perfectly seasoned snack is a better-for-you alternative that is great on its own or as a sidekick to beer, cocktails, dips or as crispy topping for your favorite dishes.

“I started making the chicharrones in my kitchen seven years ago as a result of feeling bad about all the waste in traditional butchery and sold them at my neighborhood bars,” says Ryan Farr, Founder and CEO of 4505 Chicharrones. “We’ve come a long way but have stayed committed to creating a delicious and sustainable snack. 4505 Chicharrones brings a superior culinary standard to an up and coming category and we look forward to providing the industry with a new salty snack food that is actually good for you.”

4505 Chicharrones will be available in select stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99 in 1 oz bags. For more information on 4505 Chicharrones, please visit www.4505chicharrones.com or connect with them on Instagram at @4505Chicharrones.

About 4505 Chicharrones: Unsatisfied with the huge amount of waste in traditional butchery, 4505 Chicharrones was born out of San Francisco based chef and butcher Ryan Farr’s kitchen who wanted to find a way to use discarded pig skin. Today, 4505 Chicharrones is a leading producer of artisanal pork rinds that have stayed committed to sustainability and whole animal utilization. Made with the finest cuts of humanely sourced pork rinds with no added antibiotics or hormones, the chicharrones is kettled cooked in lard to minimize waste seen in the meat industry. This elevated gas station favorite raises the bar by creating crispy clouds of porkaliciousness that is low calorie, high in protein, low in sodium, gluten-free, paleo certified and absolutely no carbs. With their flavor forward options, 4505 Chicharrones is great on its own or as a sidekick to beer, cocktails, dips or spreads. For more information on 4505 Chicharrones, please visit www.4505chicharrones.com or connect with them on Instagram at @4505Chicharrones.

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