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America’s #SBDC Congressional Showcase – Bear Creek Smokehouse

January 21, 2016

11 Days to the Showcase!

Bear Creek Smokehouse
Bear-Creek-Smokehouse-logoPremium Smoked Meats Since 1943
Owned and Operated by the Shoults Family
10857 State Highway 154, Marshall, TX 75670
(903) 935-5217 / (800) 950-2327

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Bear Creek Smokehouse recently won the “Marshall Star Award,” the “Longview Small Family Business of The Year” award and was featured on the FYI Network’s Food Factory show.

Bear-Creek-Smokehouse-storefrontNestled in the East Texas piney woods of Bear Bottom, four generations of family tradition surrounds Bear Creek Smokehouse. Originating in 1943, Hick and Nellie Shoults have raised and cured their own smoked meats. Since then, the Smokehouse has grown from a backyard venture with 600 birds to one of East Texas’ largest facilities producing a wide variety of smoked delights. Bear Creek Smokehouse is one of the oldest stores in the United States, offering products such as ham, peppered pork tenderloins, smoked ribs, pork loins, brisket, a variety of birds and much more! The store also offers a range of soups and beverage mixes, along with chocolate fudge and praline pecan desserts.

Over the years, the Smokehouse has prided itself on never surrendering the quality and taste of the “old-fashioned” way of hickory smoking. They believe their customers keep coming back because of the way they continue to create smoked meats without compromise. Locally, the Bear Creek Smokehouse salesroom presents the Shoults’ down-home country atmosphere, accentuated by the family’s next generation of traditional values.  (more…)