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We are a Veteran-Owned gourmet snack company, with a passion for quality snacks, good friends, and great times.

In the summer of 2018, the company founders decided that the world needed a snack company that was dedicated to serving the veteran community. After months of searching for the right combinations of ingredients, texture, and taste, Bophades Tasty Nuts was formed.

A portion of every purchase made here goes to small veteran charities in need.


Our mission is to keep your energy up with an array of quality nuts and snack foods, so you can stay in the fight longer. Everyone here at Bophades Tasty Nuts are either veterans, or affiliated with the veteran community. Our processes are USDA certified, and our products are meticulously vetted for quality. Our nuts are roasted in small batches, by hand, right here in the United States of America.

We are also here for you. If at anytime, you need some support, reach out and one of our community members will be happy to talk with you. Our goal is to simultaneously build a veteran-oriented brand, together with a network of support for veterans and their families.

No matter where your mission takes you, Bophades Tasty Nuts has your back. If for some reason you don’t like our products, we offer a 100%, no BS guarantee: If for any reason you don’t like our nuts, we will gladly provide you a refund. If you would like to know more, we invite you to look at our frequently asked questions page.

Cofounder of Bophades Tasty Nuts Joshua Tesmer in his dress uniform
Josh right before his retirement ceremony


Meet the team behind Bophades Tasty Nuts

Joshua Tesmer

Co-Founder, Product Development Director

A salty, retired Air Force Master Sergeant, amazing cook, and translator extraordinaire. Josh spent 20 years in the Air Force as a Russian linguist and Arms Control Specialist, before retiring and working as a consultant on oil rigs in Russia. From Krakow to Kamchatka, Josh has seen it all, and probably has the T-shirt in Cyrillic. His hobbies include craft brewing, cooking, and finding new and tasty things to eat, which is why he knows you’re gonna love the taste of his nuts.

co founder of bophades tasty nuts joshua tesmer dressed up for 4th of july
Kylie Jackson

Kylie - Community Manager

Kylie is a civilian who supports freedom and all things ‘Merica. Business, Marketing, & Management is her expertise. Originally from Southern California, Kylie has lived in other areas, but stays in Oklahoma working in Oil & Gas. No time to be a dependa here. When she isn’t working, being a mom to her two children, or doing pinup; you can find her at Disneyland, getting tattoos, axe throwing, or cooking.

Victoria Hansen

Victoria - Customer Support

Victoria is an active-duty Airforce medic, who also happens to love nuts. When she isn’t making children cry giving them immunizations, she is helping the team here at Bophades Tasty Nuts manage orders and answer inquires and emails. Victoria has a passion for cooking, movies, and gardening. You can often find her at various farmers markets and festivals when the weather is good.


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