Kings Katch

The story of Kings Katch was born out of the desire to do better. To better present and preserve the rich flavor and distinct taste that are enjoyed literally by millions around the globe.

Our signature products are made from Wild Caught Sardines, that are seasoned only with natural ingredients that have been around for centuries. We took care to ensure that the flavor of the fish is preserved, and not masked by the natural seasonings — and we are proud of the result.

There is a saying that it takes a “village to raise a child”. Though Kings Katch is a family-owned business out of Richmond, Texas, it took “the whole village” — family, friends, and total strangers to validate the integrity of the ancient taste.


Certified Products:

Original (slightly salted)

Our base smoked dried sardines; wild caught sardines curated in brine before smoking and slow cooking. The original unique flavor of sardine is preserved in concert with the rich apple wood smoky savor.

Red Pepper

In addition with the base Original (slightly salted) process, we marinate the wild caught sardines with ground red pepper – pod and seeds are ground to a flour texture. This plus the delicious sardine flavor gives a subtle heat.

Hot & Spicy (Habanero Chili Pepper)

Based on popular demand, we substituted habanero for red pepper, to create a longer lasting warming sensation. The hotness of the pepper is absorbed into the smoked dried sardines, and it’s released slowly so that the heat is not overbearing. Note though, that it is certainly hotter than the red pepper flavor.


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The idea at Kings Katch is simple: we are convinced that, as the internet has made the world a global village, rich diets enjoyed in every corner of the earth should also be available to the global villagers, without compromising the original flavors.

Though packaged sardines (in tin cans) have been around for centuries, we set out to present this uniquely tasty delicacy in a more appealing and environmentally friendly format to the current generation.

Our smoked, dried, wild caught sardines are presented in a jerky-like texture within resealable pouches. We only use natural ingredients with no added sugar, or artificial preservatives.



Spineless Smoked sardines - Original - King's Katch Foods - Certified Paleo by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Smoked Wild Caught Sardines, Salt

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Spineless Smoked sardines - Red Pepper - King's Katch Foods - Certified Paleo by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Smoked Wild Caught Sardines, Salt, Organic Red Pepper

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Spineless Smoked sardines - Hot & Spicy - King's Katch Foods - Certified Paleo by the Paleo Foundation Ingredients: Smoked Wild Caught Sardines, Salt, Organic Habanero Chili Pepper

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We'd love to hear from you about what you think of our products, wholesale opportunities, or any concerns you may have.

The quickest way to receive a response is to email us, or call us at 281-905-9660, and we promise to get back to you as soon as possible.

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Established in 2010, The Paleo Foundation was first organized for the purpose of improving the tolerability of the paleo diet, and to help adherents easily identify products that met its basic tenets.  Since then, thousands of products have been certified through the Certified Paleo, Keto Certified, and lab -tested Grain-Free Gluten-Free certification programs.



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Each certification program has a different set of standards.  Certified Paleo is the Paleo Foundation’s first, most popular, and highest level of certification for Paleo-compliant products.  Certified Paleo Products are products that contain Paleo ingredients, but may have some 21st-century processing or packaging methods allowing for shelf stability.


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Grain Free Gluten Free Certified products are gluten-free and do not contain any grains of gliadin competitive residues.  All Grain-Free Gluten-Free products have undergone two rounds of audits, including lab tests, and a final review to become approved for the Grain-free Gluten-free Certified Program. 



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The ketogenic diet is a restrictive, demanding diet that can be difficult to maintain, and tolerability of the ketogenic diet is the single most important factor limiting individual acceptance for initiation.  Therefore, improving the tolerability of the ketogenic diet is crucial to preventing diet discontinuation, warranting further investigation into methods for improving palatability, improving the availability and convenience of foods that are compliant with the ketogenic diet, as well as addressing cultural and social acceptance.

The Keto Diet product market may be in a unique position to improve tolerability, especially in social and cultural environments that typically feature carbohydrate-rich “special occasion” types of foods. In 2016, the Paleo Foundation launched the world's first Keto Certified program for products with standards that were developed for adherence to a classical ketogenic diet.