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Freeze Dried Food is our choice for emergency preparedness and disaster relief meals. These hearty freeze dried food pouches are ready to eat in minutes and provide great taste and essential nutrition,...
MRE's,  Civilian Food Rations: Complete (Meals-Ready-to-Eat)
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MainStay® Emergency Survival Food Ration Bars
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Sure-Pak MRE, (Half Case) of 6 Complete Meal Rations
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Mountain House® Freeze Dried 3-Day Emergency Food Supply Kit
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Mountain House® Freeze Dried Storable Emergency Food Supply System (SurvivorPak -1)
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Convenient, easy to prepare and offers a long shelf life... 25 plus years for Mountain House® freeze dried cans. Taste The Mountain House® Difference! Mountain House®, the #1 brand of camping food pouches and bulk #10 cans has been the choice for backpacking, hiking, camping, and emergency preparedness for over 30 years. When it comes to emergency long-term storage Mountain House® is the #1 choice. That's because Mountain House® has been recognized as the best tasting freeze dried food. Mountain House Freeze Dried Pouches Camping Food. Excellent choice for emergency preparedness and disaster preparedness meals, as these hearty freeze dried food pouches and cans are ready to eat in minutes and provide great taste and essential nutrition.

Remember you can find mre's, freeze dried food supplies from manufacturers such as mountain house freeze dried food and camping and backpacing food. Many customers like our military mre meals ready to eat field rations and camping meals and military mres cases. Each mre meal and mre meal with heater food kit sold by us online is another good choice for camping and emergency preparedness food supply. Our online mre meals ready to eat for business emergency preparedness. freeze dry recipe available. Mre entree selection sold by case and pallet load for corporate preparation in the event of an emergency or disaster. You may want to store self heating meals that are similar to mre's but come in a box. They're nice to have in a pitch for the office or even for trucker's.

Designed for consumers to meet the needs for Emergency Preparedness, Camping, hiking and backpacking meals, business contingency planning, Global Wilderness Expeditions, and Disaster Relief Organizations. Mountain House® is the same company that supplies freeze dried meals for the NASA space program and most of the food on the space shuttle. Freeze dried camping meals from Mountain House® are great tasting, high quality, lightweight, offer Hearty servings and a super Long shelf life...up to 7 years for pouched meals and 25 plus years for canned meals. Simple food preparation, our freeze dried foods are easy to prepare-just add hot water...wait 10 minutes...and eat! If a heat source is not available, room temperature or cold water can be used, too. Because no cooking is needed, these freeze dried camping foods require much less water and fuel than most fresh, frozen or dehydrated foods (further conserving these two precious commodities. Purchase you're camping and backpacking food online today or purchase enough mountain house packaged or canned camping meals to protect your family with an emergency food supply, while they're available and before you need it! Remember these freeze dried packaged and canned meals can be stored for years without losing nutritional value or taste!

Mountain House®, the #1 brand of backpacking foods has been the choice of backpackers, hikers, campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts for over 30 years. When it comes to long-term storage and recreational activities like camping, hiking, backpacking and hunting, Mountain House® is the #1 choice. That's because Mountain House® has been recognized as the best tasting freeze dried meals. Mountain House®, winner of the Gold Taste Award for the last 3 years, is convenient, easy to prepare and has a long shelf life.

HEATERMEALS, HEATER MEALS READY TO EAT MRE. As the season changes and temperatures drop, the Ready to Eat Heater Meals are ready for any weather each day! Whether camping or saving a little on your dining out budget on an extended car trip, these ready to eat meals won't take up much space! A self-heating meal that is ready-to-go and eat anytime, anywhere! We decided to offer these delicious self-heating meals to accommodate everyday needs. Enjoy a hot meal anytime, anyplace! Imagine this... you're camping, or fishing, or hiking, and right next to you on a rock, your lunch is heating itself, in its own box! It has to be HeaterMeals,"The meal that heats itself!" They're similar to military "meals-ready-to-eat" or MREs.

MRE’s commonly known as U.S. Military field Rations and Meals Ready to Eat. MRE’s are now available to the civilian population. Mre’s are a self-contained fully prepared meal complete with entrée, side dish, drink mix, condiments, spread, crackers, desert, and accessory pack. “MRE's” “Meals Ready to Eat” require no cooking or water and can be eaten hot or cold. They have an amazing shelf life of 5-7 years (depending on storage temperature, it can be up to 12 years).

Family food Security storage systems are the highest quality freeze dried food available for emergency survival food storage. They provide the nutrition, flavor, and multi-year storage life needed for personal or community emergency and disaster preparedness. Food Packs and survival food storage systems combine great-tasting food with outstanding storability and exceptional economy. Canned by Mountain House, one of the largest and most trusted companies in the freeze dries food storage business, these products can be relied on with confidence. All foods are fresh.

We can't begin to predict whats next week, next month, or next year will bring — but we do respect the advice of those who counsel preparedness. Unexpected events can overtake communities, nations and individual families, and we all need to eat. You get more value for your storage food dollar from Preparedness.com.

All of the #10 cans of freeze dried food from Mountain House listed above come completely sealed (water-tight and air-tight.) You also get a plastic snap-on lid to put onto each can after opening. To preserve maximum freshness and shelf-life after opening a #10 can, we recommend that after opening a can, you subdivide the contents into smaller containers with tightly fitting screw-on caps. These could be saved disposable food containers (like mayonnaise or pickle jars, for example), or you could just purchase some Mason jars and lids locally. This will allow you to return the majority of the contents of a #10 can to storage in a cool, dry place, while keeping one container handy in your food preparation area. Following this practice will help ensure that once the #10 can is opened, all of its contents remain good until you use them up.

Compelling Reasons why Your Family Needs a Food Reserve Program - Now!

When a financial collapse hits, paper money becomes worthless. Even if you have a boatload of cash, during a natural or financial disaster most grocery stores will be closed (because of distribution breakdown, or the simple fact that grocery employees cannot get to work), but mainly because the National Guard and Red Cross will take over all food distribution. Simply meaning that NOW is the absolute critical time to secure a personal food supply for yourself and loved ones.

2. Prepared For Natural Disasters
Natural disasters are, most curiously, happening with increasing frequency. Severe Drought currently plagues the entire United States with food supplies dwindling rapidly. With your own food reserves, you won't have to wait in long lines of frantic, hungry people, or wait until the Red Cross or National Guard gets to you. If in fact they ever do, which is unlikely in a major event.

3. Prepared For Man-Made Disasters
We have always had these, but the biggest man-made disaster ever (nuclear biological chemical warfare) is presently on the horizon. If food production and/or delivery is disrupted in any manner whatsoever, chaos will consume America from border-to-border and from sea-to-sea. However, for families prepared with Mountaon House freeze dried Foods and other survival supplies, ...well, ...you do the math!

4. The Certainty of Inflation and Rising Prices
Historically food prices continually increase, while wages rarely keep pace. However, you can be secure knowing that your family has reserved tomorrow's food at today's prices! Think about that!
5. Peace of Mind and Security in a Steel Can
Mountain House freeze dried Foods are "insurance you can eat." If you lose your job, or you get injured, or whatever, you will always have food on the table for your family and loved ones. Think about that!

6. Because an Emergency Food Storage System is a Sound Investment
Mountain House Foods will not lose value over time, in terms of nutrition or price. In fact, all of our products have a shelf life of 25 plus years in Nitrogen packed, double enamel-walled steel cans!

7. Food is the Most Powerful Bartering Tool
With Mountain House Foods, and some extra that you can spare, you will always have a highly valuable commodity for trading with others for things that you might need. Think about that!

8. Ease of Handling and Storage
Think seriously about this: If (when) the electricity goes out, all refrigerated and frozen foods will deteriorate within hours. Mountain House Foods do not need refrigeration, there is no spoilage and no waste. Best of all, an entire Mountain House Food System that will feed 2 people for an entire year, or 4 people for six months each, will fit neatly in a closet or under the stairs. If you must transport your food, they are very compact and light weight.

9. A Unique Win-Win Situation
In the unlikely event that you never need your Mountain House food storage system, you can always eat your great tasting, high nutrition Mountain House Foods right along with your regular meals. Alternatively, you can donate them to your favorite charity for a tax credit and replace them with new supplies as necessary. It is truly a unique win-win situation for everyone.

Food storage is considered part of being prepared for emergencies and natural disasters. Individuals and families can eliminate some stress, worry and inconveniences by planning for emergency food needs. How much and which foods to store will depend on the members of your household, your preferences, special health conditions, ability to use the food in an emergency, and space for storage. Planning for short-term emergency food needs may be as simple as increasing quantities of some staple foods and non-perishable foods that you normally would use. (Non-perishable foods like Mountain House that can be purchased from Preparedness.com are those that can be stored safely at room temperatures.)

Preparing a Three-Day Emergency Supply
A three day, one week, 30 day, 90 day or one year food supply supply abd emergency preparedness kit will be useful for most disasters. Gathering the essential items that could be needed and putting them in one location will help you and your household through the worst days of an emergency. This preparedness kit should of course include food in addition to water, personal hygiene items, flashlights, blankets and other essentials recommended for emergencies. Your survival food supply needs to be non-perishable. select foods that require no refrigeration. If you will have to heat food you have put away before eating it, pack a grill, camping cookstove and fuel also. For ease in managing your supply, select food items that are compact and lightweight.

Foods in a refrigerator and freezer can be used at the beginning of the emergency. See the section, If the Electricity Goes Off..., below. If you have enough advance warning about a possible power outage, you can extend the storage time of food in a freezer by filling empty spaces with frozen water. Fill clean plastic containers or jugs with water and freeze them. Food will keep in a well-insulated, well-filled, closed freezer for 2 to 3 days.

Important note: Some caretakers, such as personal care home providers, are required to have at least a three-day emergency supply of food on hand. Sample stockpiles and methods for calculating amounts needed can be obtained from your County Extension Agent.

Preparing a Two-Week Emergency Supply
Even though it is unlikely that most emergencies will cut off your food supply for two weeks, some people choose to consider a short-term supply as one that will last that long. If you are in an area where it is known that power can be off for extended periods, a two-week supply may seem very reasonable. The same general suggestions found above for a three-day supply will also work for a two-week supply. However, for two weeks or more of emergency eating, it might be wise to pay more attention to nutrition needs than is necessary for 3 days of surviving special conditions. Plan food supplies so at least one well-balanced meal could be eaten each day.

Emergency or Disaster Food and store in a special location.
Food Suggestions
Preparedness.com is a good sources for some compact, well-preserved freeze dried foods that are good choices are for emergency preparedness kits. A group of foods called MREs, or Meals-Ready-to-Eat, require little or no preparation. Freeze-dried foods are lightweight and take up little room, but you will need to plan extra water supplies for rehydrating them for use. Some dehydrated foods, like fruits, can be eaten as is, of course. If some foods in your kit will require cooking, be sure to also include some that are ready to eat. Fires or stoves for cooking may be available during some emergencies; sometimes you may not even have those available, or at least not all the time. Keep in mind that short-term emergency supplies need to emphasize survival, energy and hydration (water), but planning ahead means that you can also plan nutritionally balanced meals.

If the Electricity Goes Off...
FIRST, use perishable food and foods from the refrigerator. THEN use foods from the freezer. To minimize the number of times you open the freezer door, post a list of freezer contents on it. In a well-filled, well-insulated freezer, foods will usually still have ice crystals in their centers. Consume the foods only it they have ice crystals remaining or if the temperature of the freezer has remained at 40 degrees F or below. Covering the freezer with blankets will help to hold in cold. Be sure to pin blankets back so that the air vent is not covered. FINALLY, begin to use non-perishable foods and staples.

Cooking Without Power
For emergency cooking you can use a fire, a charcoal grill or camp stove outdoors only. You can also heat food that tastes better warm with candle warmers, chafing dishes and fondue pots. Do not plan on using these warming items for cooking raw foods that have to be thoroughly cooked to be safe ? for example, raw meats, poultry, seafood, eggs and products containing them.

Additional Advice About Canned Foods
One of the best choices for emergency food supplies is commercially canned freeze dried foods. Canned foods from Mountain House can be eaten right within 10 minutes but can be stored for 25 plus years. Foods that are canned are considered shelf stable and do not require refrigeration until opened. Shelf life, or how long they will last, is determined by methods that evaluate the quality of the food. Canned foods from Mountain House can last 25 plus years. For best quality, store canned foods in cool, dry locations and use within one year.

If you include Mountain House canned foods in your emergency food supply, inspect your supply periodically to make sure there are no rusty, leaking, bulging or badly dented containers and no broken seals. Dents that involve seams or can ends can break seals. Large or severe dents in the sides of a can may also break a seal around the can end or seam, even though it might not be obvious. Replace items found in any of these conditions. Do not eat out of cans found in any of these conditions during the emergency. If the disaster has produced conditions where canned foods are in flood waters, inspect them carefully for signs of damage. Throw out any home canned foods or foods in glass jars, whether opened or not, that have been soiled by flood waters. If food has been commercially canned and the metal can is still intact and not rusty or bulging, it can be used but will need to be cleaned and sanitized before opening.

Cleaning Sealed Cans After a Flood
Mark contents on the CAN with a permanent ink pen. Remove paper labels (they can harbor dangerous bacteria and they probably won't stand up to the rest of the procedure). Wash the cans in a strong soap or detergent solution with a scrub brush. Carefully clean areas around lids and seams. Soak cans in a solution of two tablespoons of chlorine bleach to each gallon of water for 15 minutes. Air dry cans before opening (with sanitized can opener!)

Frequently Asked Questions About Food Dates and Storage
How should I store dry foods?
It is important to keep dry foods in airtight, moisture-proof containers away from direct light in cool places. Consider stocking zipper-closure plastic food storage or food freezer bags in your emergency supplies. They will be useful for storing leftovers from opened packages of dry milks, potatoes, rice, cereals, dried fruits, etc. Store purchased packages of food staples for your emergency supply in airtight plastic food storage containers, glass jars with screw-top lids, or non-rusty metal cans. Then you will have the containers for storing opened packages during your emergency.

Mountain House, the #1 brand of backpacking foods has been the choice of backpackers, hikers, campers, those wanting to prepare for diasaters and other enthusiasts for over 40 years. When it comes to long-term food storage and recreational activities like camping, hiking, backpacking and hunting, Mountain House is the #1 choice.

Mountain House® #10 Cans

Mountain House® foods are entrées that are completely created, just as you would create any meal prior to serving. Then, these meals are immediately freeze-dried and canned in a form that’s easy to re-hydrate in small or large portions. Mountain House® freeze dried food canning process locks in the flavor and texture better while preserving the nutritional value of foods. Mountain House® Freeze-dried can foods products are made from quality products from the beginning. Mountain House® Freeze Dried #10 Food Storage Cans. For 40 years, Mountain House® has been providing quality freeze-dried foods for consumers and the U.S. military. You can be assured that the entire Mountain House line of freeze dried food contains the quality needed for camping and disaster preparedness.

Mountain House® Pouches

Mountain House® freeze-dried foods are delicious, easy to prepare, and will taste just as fresh years from now as they do today. Mountain House® foods are not only for backpackers. They are shelf-stable for up to seven years, making them a great addition to your home food storage. Plus, they’re lightweight and easy to prepare, making them a great addition to 72-hour kits. Backpackers and others have consistently rated Mountain House® packaged foods number one year after year for taste and ease of preparation. Why do Mountain House® packaged foods taste so great? The answer is fairly simple: Mountain House starts with fresh or frozen foods, then cooks and prepares them, and finally freeze-dries them. The nutrition, flavor, and taste are locked in almost as if you had hand-made these meals from scratch.

Freeze-dried food, added to a foundation of basics such as grains, legumes, milk, honey, salt, oil, garden seeds, along with many other products form an excellent food storage plan.

The Freeze-Drying Process - explained
During the freeze-drying process, fresh or cooked foods are first flash frozen when the food tastes its best. Moisture is then removed in a vacuum chamber, where a low-level heat is applied to evaporate the ice without returning it to a liquid form. Since the product remains frozen during the process, the product’s cell structures do not change, retaining the freshness, vitamins, nutrients, colors, and aromas of the fresh foods while offering you the shelf-stable convenience of long-term storage. This freeze-drying process allows for quick re-hydration of the product, making freeze-dried foods ideal for your food storage. Freeze-dried products are light; they typically weigh up to 90 percent less than the product’s original weight. Just add water and they are ready to use!

Storage Life & How to Store

We feel the freeze-dried food Preparedness.com offers has the best long-term storage life available today.
Many factors contribute to the quality of stored freeze-dried food. The main factors include oxygen, moisture, light, and temperature. As a general rule, the lower amount of each of these factors, the longer nutrition is preserved in the #10 cans of freeze-dried foods. If product is properly stored, energy (calories) and minerals will store indefinitely. Vitamins, proteins and fats will gradually diminish over time. Recent testing of freeze-dried food has shown some products having significant retention of vitamins, proteins and fats at the 25-year mark. This is encouraging.

Approximately 98 percent of the residual oxygen has been removed in Mountain House® #10 can food meals. The cans eliminate light, and the moisture level is extremely low. This leaves only the heat factor. We encourage you, the consumer, to keep your food in as cool and dry an environment as possible—ideally, 70 degrees or lower. Something else to consider is the fact that the human body, depending on its health, stores nutrients for various amounts of time. If you have food stored, even though lacking in some nutrients, it can help you survive in short-term emergencies by supplying needed energy while relying on the body’s supply of other nutrients.

Products retain quality at different rates depending on various factors. Again, the earlier you use your food the better. Freeze-dried Mountain House® food is quality food, store it the best you can and enjoy it in the years to come.

Advantages of Freeze-Dried

In addition to complementing your other stored foods well, freeze-dried food from Preparedness.com offers the advantage of looking fresh, tasting fresh, staying fresh, weighing less than fresh foods, and adding variety to your meals while being quick and easy to prepare.

After freeze-dried foods are re-hydrated, many are comparable to foods you might find in the freezer section of your grocery store. Since freeze-dried foods re-hydrate well and taste much like frozen foods, they enable the meals you create to taste much like those you create using fresh foods.

The following attributes of freeze-dried foods highlight some of the main reasons they are a storage favorite:

Fresh appearance. Freeze-dried foods are first flash frozen and then have the moisture removed so they maintain much of their original shape, texture, and appearance.

Fresh taste. Freeze-dried food is not dried via heat processing so it retains more of the aroma and flavor of the original food. The freeze-drying process also maintains most of the original food’s nutritional content. Freeze-drying simply removes the water, not the flavor.

Lasting freshness. The freeze-drying process removes water and oxygen, the two primary causes of food deterioration. To further ensure the lasting freshness of these foods, Mountain House® #10 cans and pouches are packed with under approximately 2 percent oxygen content. This helps keep the food tasting fresh.

Low storage weight. Freeze-dried foods have approximately 98 percent of their water removed, resulting in foods that typically weigh 75 to 90 percent less than the original food. The freeze-drying process results in foods that are exceptionally light. This makes the food easy to package, transport, and store. For this reason, freeze-dried foods are excellent in 72-hour emergency kits when you may be required to carry several days of food in a small backpack. At the same time, the reconstitution ratio of these foods is high. A little bit goes a long way.

Easy preparation. The freeze-drying process allows for quick re-hydration of the product, making freeze-dried foods ideal for your food storage. Most freeze-dried items are reconstituted by adding warm water, waiting about five minutes, and draining the excess water. You may then use the food in your recipes.

Variety. Traditional dehydrated food storage items such as wheat, rice, beans, sugar, and dehydrated food staples allow you to create a variety of recipes. Freeze-dried foods add a whole other dimension to what you can create with these stored dehydrated basics. For example, with the help of freeze-dried meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables, you can use your dehydrated basics to create family favorites such as pizza or tacos, sweeteners for cereals, additions for soup bases, breakfast, casseroles, desserts and much more.

What Types are Available?

Preparedness.com sells several types of freeze-dried food items in forms that work for your 72-hour kits and long-term food storage plans. The most popular items include food in #10 cans and pouch foods.

Bulk storable freeze dries food for disaster and emergency food preparations, home storage, camping, mountain climbing and outdoor recreation, with great pricing on canned and packaged camping meals and freeze dried bulk storable food for all your long term storage needs. Our line of freeze dried camping meals and diasater preparedness storage food offers affordable meals for your family, including everything from 30 day food units to 1 year food storage supply for 4 people, grains, grinders, soups, stews, vegetables, desserts and freeze dried meats. Fantastic storable food supply selections!

Could you survive a Food Emergency?

Emergencies can take many forms, from storms to power outages. Keeping food on hand for emergencies protects you in the same way as insurance on your home or auto - for the unexpected. With Mountain House® freeze dried foods in your food reserve, you can be ready for just about any unexpected crisis. Imagine, for instance, what a lifesaver these foods can be when your electric power is knocked out for several days by a storm. With Mountain House products on hand and a one-burner stove or candle to heat water (cold water can be used in a pinch), you can still enjoy a hot, satisfying meal in less than 10 minutes. Having a private food reserve makes a lot of sense. Good sense for both financial and security reasons. Use pouches for limited short-term emergencies. Use cans for potential extended emergencies, or an emergency situation affecting a lot of people..

Simple Food Preparation

Our freeze-dried foods are easy to prepare-just add hot water...wait 10 minutes...and eat! If a heat source is not available, room temperature or cold water can be used, too. Because no cooking is needed, these foods require much less water and fuel than most fresh, frozen or dehydrated foods (further conserving these two precious commodities.)

25 Year Shelf-Life

Mountain House® Freeze Dried #10 Food Storage Cans. Mountain House freeze-dried foods are packed in airtight NITROGEN PACKED #10 cans or pouches. Up to 98% of the residual oxygen has been removed. Our unique canning process uses both vacuum oxygen removal and nitrogen flushing. This is a time consuming and slightly more costly process...but well worth it. It is the same process mandated by the U.S. Military for whom we also can. Our foods will have the longest shelf life available...up to 25 years! We've been around for 40 years so we know first hand. Each of our cans is coated with a protective enamel inside and out for double protection, including the lid. The cans contents are protected until you are ready to open and use them. After opening, we recommend using the contents within 1 to 2 weeks for best results and taste; using the convenient resealable plastic lid between uses. Treat any leftover food as you would fresh food.

Taste the Difference!

Mountain House® freeze dried foods taste superior to competitive products because we actually start with fresh or frozen foods, then cook and prepare them, and finally freeze-dry them ourselves. All the goodness, flavor, and taste are locked in just if you had hand-made them yourself from scratch. In comparison, other food companies do not freeze-dry or cook their own foods. They blend the dry components of other companies and package them. Mountain House foods tastes as close to fresh, frozen, or better, as you can get. Backpackers, for example, consistently rate us #1 year after year as the best tasting foods and ease of preparation.

Just In Case...72-Hour Kit

To help you prepare for an emergency, we have introduced Mountain House "Just In Case..."®, a complete 72-hour food unit of Mountain House freeze dried foods consisting of three (3) full meals a day. "Just In Case..."® starts you and your family off on the road to disaster preparedness, and gives you the satisfaction of knowing you won't go hungry in an emergency. If you want to store the best...look no further than...Mountain House.

Isn't your family worth it?

Purchase our long shelf life mountain House freeze dried meals today and have peace of mind knowing you are prepared for an global emergency food crisis. Our can meals are freeze dried and are able to be stored for 25 plus years.

Mountain House® Freeze Dried #10 Food Storage Cans

Mountain House meals are offered in #10 can size to better serve a group of individuals. Purchase our Mountain House meals cans online today and prepare your family or business for future global food shortages due to tained food supplies, terrorism, fuel shortages, weather conditions, etc.

Mountain House camping meals and Mountain House disaster relief food has helped thousands to prepare and enjoy camping trips. Lightweight camping food packaged in airtight pouches to assure quality year after year! Mountain House camping foods offer breakfast selection such as an omelette, eggs and bacon, granola with blueberries and saugage patties. Lucnch and dinner selections such as lasagna, spaghetti with meat sauce, chicken and rice, chili macaroni, beef stew, etc. Emergency prepared meals, emergency backup food and camping food. While providing the shelf-stable convenience of canned or dehydrated food.

Food storage becomes a wise investment in future stability and an even wiser investment if you practice storing what you use and using what you store. Making your food storage a life-style food storage, rather than a make-do food storage will help you maintain your investment. A freeze dried food storage that matches your family’s lifestyle, means that you store foods that you will use and that you like.

We offer online shopping for Freeze-Dried Food from a great selection of Military rations, sports foods, astronaut foods & outdoor food rations; freeze dried camping & hiking food & more at everyday low prices.

We carry a large selection of emergency food, survival food rations, camping food meals, family food systems. These freeze dried food meals provide the needed calories to substain your family everyday! A survival food supply by Mountain House. Freeze dried camping and emegency food supplies are better than dehydrated foods and are more cost efficient. A low cost freeze dried food storage supply can keep your family safe in the event of an emergency or catastrophic disaster!

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