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Big Poppa Smokers and Simply Marvelous Join Forces
Coachella, CA - November 14th, 2012 - Big Poppa Smokers is proud to announce the acquisition of the retail store for the fabulous Simply Marvelous Rubs by pitmaster Stephan Franklin. Big Poppa Smokers will become the exclusive Internet outlet for Simply Marvelous Rubs.
Sterling Ball owner of Big Poppa Smokers said, "Steph has really come into his own with his BBQ flavor profiles with an innovative and fresh approach that pitmasters all over the country are adopting. We are so happy to be joining forces with Steph and his amazing rubs"
Stephan Franklin of Simply Marvelous Rubs said, "I got to know Big Poppa Smokers on the forums and the competition trail... we hit it off and see eye to eye. Heck, Big Poppa even converted me in to doing a series of videos using my rubs (coming soon). This is a big step for me because I am generally a quiet person who shuns the lime light.
Some of you may be wondering why we are trying this innovative approach to distribution. Quite frankly, I am looking out for my customers, who have come to appreciate our customer service; trust me, nothing will change. Your service might even get better as BPS offers free shipping on orders over $40.
Additionally, having Big Poppas Smokers handle my online sales frees me up to do what I do best and that is create. I am going to hit our test kitchen and work on our product line of sauces; I think you will be equally impressed.”
Get all of the flavors of Simply Marvelous in sizes from 12oz to 5lb bags at
11-14-2012 06:17 PM
Got the email. Congrats y'all!
Oh yeah - been using yer rubs on the past couple chickens. Farking great stuff! My MIL wanted to know what the hell I did! :clap2:
11-14-2012 08:55 PM
I'm looking forward to more great stuff from Steph with his newly gained free time!
11-14-2012 09:12 PM
Most excellent...congrats Sterling! :-P
11-14-2012 09:24 PM
Congrats to both of you!
11-14-2012 11:11 PM
Hey BP - do you have a physical store? I'm going to Palm Springs next week - I see "La Quinta" under yer handle, so I'm wondering if you have a place there - if so, I'd love to check it out.
11-15-2012 07:25 AM
That's awesome news that works out for the both of you!!
Can't wait to try these new sauces, Steph!
11-15-2012 09:07 AM
no store just a warehouse that isnt open to the public...sorry!
Big George's BBQ
11-15-2012 09:19 AM
Congrats to both of you Sounds like a Great Team
11-15-2012 10:05 AM
I can't wait for the super special brethren only unbelievable sales event coming soon.
11-15-2012 10:10 AM
Great deal Steph rubs and Big Poppas all at the same place with free shipping on orders over $40.
11-15-2012 12:23 PM
Very very cool guys congrats.
12-17-2012 11:31 AM
Just ordered the whole lineup. Can't wait to taste what kicked my butt this weekend! :pile: