Zombie Jerky Is Here!


Although the apocalypse has been going on for over a year now, Zombie Jerky is finally here!

Harcos Labs, makers of Zombie Blood, have released the world’s first slimy green beef jerky in an orange biohazard bag.

“Every little bit of natural instinct tells you to NOT EAT THE GREEN MEAT, but when you try it, you realize that it actually tastes like yummy teriyaki beef jerky,” said Aaron Rasmussen, co-founder and vice president of marketing, Harcos Laboratories.

This is Harcos Laboratories’ first non-caffeinated product, and the world’s first green beef jerky. With 13 grams of protein, and only 1 gram of fat, it has significant nutritional, as well as novelty, value.

In concert with the launch, Harcos will be supporting Zombie Jerky with a new web series called “10 Second Zombie”, featuring short clips of a zombie trying to live a normal life. The series will premier on the Zombies Are Delicious Facebook fan page which has over 28,000 fans of eating zombies.

You can also view the first three videos of the series below:

With an MSRP of $4.99 for a 1.25 oz bag, Zombie Jerky is available now at the Harcos Labs Online Store, and available soon at retailers nationwide!

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Blood Featured on DesignSwan


DesignSwan.com, a blog that features design concepts and executed products from around the world, featured Blood Energy Potion in a recent post highlighting “20 Creative and Inspiring Package Designs for Drinks”.

You can check out the full list over at DesignSwan, and pick up your very own Blood at our online store!

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DailyBrink Exclusive Interview with Founders of Harcos


Lauren Rigney of DailyBrink.com recently interviewed Aaron Rasmussen and Elijah Szasz of Harcos Labs about their creative process, how the company came to be, their most challenging moments, and what is on the horizon in regards to development.

You can read the full interview at the DailyBrink!

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Harcos Labs Named Most Innovative Company – 2010


Caffeine-A-Holic gave out their first annual awards yesterday and Harcos Labs was able to take home 2 of the 8!

Harcos was awarded “Best Packaging of 2010” for the post-apocalyptic Zombie Blood Energy Potion:
“If a product has a kick @%* packaging, I think it really helps it to stand out in the overcrowded energy market. In the end there was one product that caught my eye the moment I saw it. Which is why I award the best packaging of 2010 to Zombie Blood.”

Harcos also received the honor of being named Most Innovative Company of 2010:
“From Zombie Blood, to Nuclear Energy Powder, to Energy Love Potions, Harcos Labs goes out of their way to introduce some of the coolest caffeinated products in the world.”

You can read the full list of award winners over at Caffeineaholic.net.

The team at Harcos Labs would like to thank Caffeine-A-Holic, all of our retailers and customers! We are thrilled that you have enjoyed our products thus far, and we look forward to bringing even more innovation to 2011!

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Cold-Hearted Holiday Sweepstakes Winners!

We would like to thank everyone who participated in our Cold-Hearted Holiday Sweepstakes that took place during December 6th-17th. We had a solid amount of entries each day, lots of creative discussion about the questions we asked (both on this blog and on Zombies Are Delicious), and a group of happy winners 🙂

On the last day of the contest, we offered a chance to win the Super Fun Harcos Surprise. What was the surprise you ask? Well, if you’ve seen us at conventions or at the San Diego Comic Con, you know that everywhere we are, there is usually one of our Harcos Labs scientists with an IV stand. The winner of Day 10 of the contest won a Harcos Labs IV Stand alongside some Blood and Zombie Blood to hang.

Below is the full list of winners from the contest:

– Day One, Mana Energy Potion: Miguel from New Mexico
– Day Two, Health Energy Potion: Cody from Georgia
– Day Three, BlazBlue Collector’s Edition Mana: Scott J. from North Carolina; Tanya M. from Ohio
– Day Four, Blood Energy Potion: John B. from Washington(last minute winner!)
– Day Five, Nuclear Energy Powder: Nick S. from Pennsylvania
– Day Six, Zombie Blood: Chelsea T. from Florida
– Day Seven, “Shh…” T-Shirt : Norman D. from Pennsylvania; Jinger H. from Oklahoma
– Day Eight, Custom Nerf Gun: John L. from Washington
– Day Nine, Love Energy Potion: Josh P. from Ohio (last minute winner!)
– Day Ten, IV Stand with Blood/Zombie Blood: Josh P. from Ohio

As you can see from the list, there were two days that no winners were selected. Why? Well…we tried… And now, we are opening up the chance to you!

The first person to comment on this blog post wins a 2pk of Blood Energy Potion, and the 2nd person (must be a unique person…no duplicates please) wins a 2pk of Love Energy Potion. If you saw you posted first or second, check your emails!

Thanks again to everyone who entered and keep checking back for future contests, events and new products!

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CHHS: Day 10, Super Fun Harcos Surprise

Today is the final day of our Harcos Cold-Hearted Holiday Sweepstakes. We are still waiting on some winners to confirm via email for their prizes, so if you entered in previous days, you still might have a chance in winning some prizes if they don’t reply. As for today, it’s a whole another day of a chance for you to win.

Today’s winner will receive…well…we can’t exactly announce it on this blog, but let’s just say whoever wins it is going to love it 😉 It’s a lot like “Let’s Make a Deal”, except you’re trading a comment to hopefully see what’s in the box. It could be a goat. It could be a boat. It could be one of our zombies from our containment facility. You do know two things for certain: It’s a surprise and it’s awesome.

To enter for a chance to win what’s in the box, just post a comment below that answers these questions:

Who is your favorite superhero? How would they fare in a zombie apocalypse?

We’ll do a blog post with the full winner list (as well as a post of “What was in the mystery box?”) next week once everyone is confirmed. To read the full list of rules and regulations, click here.

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CHHS: Day Nine, Love Energy Potion


It’s Day Nine, and time to release a new product we’re very excited about: Love Energy Potion.

Love Potions have been featured in literature, movies, games, and comics for over a hundred years and now we have made them real. The delicious pink strawberry potion packs energy and vitamins alongside romance-inducing ingredients such as damiana, horny goat weed, caffeine, and ginseng. You can read more about Love Energy Potion and purchase it here.

For today’s prize, a lucky winner will receive a 2 pack of Love Energy Potion.

To enter, just answer this question in a comment below:

What movie, video game or character from a book would you want to date in real life if you could?

Remember, you can only enter once per day, and we will accept entries until 6:00pm PST! (Full contest rules and regulations can be read here.)

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