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Storable Food

All food is storable food, let's talk about the long term.

The term storable food actually covers all food. Storable food, simply put, is stored away for later use.  Even fresh food is stored for days in the refrigerator. The real question is how long a particular food item can be stored, what difference the processing method makes, when it starts to lose nutritional value or change in consistency and when it becomes dangerous to consume.
Home canned food can be stored for anywhere from a year to a decade depending on how acidic it is, if it's heavily salted, or mostly sugar like jellies and preserves and how it is processed. Assuming that it was processed properly to begin with, canned and dried foods do not normally become unsafe when stored longer than the recommended time, but they eventually discolor, the nutritional value diminishes, the consistency changes and the flavor fades. Rotating home preserved food is very important.
Grains, legumes, salt, sugar and powdered milk are the most common, least expensive and most nutritional storable foods.
Fruits and vegetables commercially prepared for long term storage are dehydrated or freeze-dried to the optimum level then packed with oxygen absorbers in #10 cans or poly buckets to extend the shelf life. Based on industry studies, these storable food items, unopened and kept consistently between 60 and 70 degrees, are expected to be good for 25 to 30 years, making them perfect for emergency food storage. Once opened, their shelf life is normally one year.
"Ready To Use", "Just Add Water" or "Emergency Food" is pre-made entrees or meals that are the easiest and quickest food storage items available. These products will usually store for 10 - 15 years and are a blessing when meal prep time is limited or the days events have been particularly stressful.
"Survival Food" such as energy or high calorie bars, requires NO preparation what-so-ever and should be found in every 72 Hour pack.
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our things effect food; temperature, humidity, light and oxygen. Our storable food packed in plastic buckets has three of these four factors covered. It's up to you to maintain a proper temperature. With most whole grains and beans, the shelf life after opening is well beyond a year.
For those who are attentive to the world's affairs and are bracing up for a 'rainy day', we encourage you to try a variety of dehydrated and freeze-dried food in #10 cans and start using these products now.  You will be amazed at the ease to use, the flavor and the cost per serving. 

The time has come to put misconceptions of food packaged for long term storage to rest.

Sub-Categories
  • Long Term Food Storage Long Term Food Storage
    Be prepared for any disaster or emergency situation by having a 6 month to 3 year supply of dried foods that can be stored for 25 years. Freeze dried fruit and vegetables along with other dehydrated foods, packed in #10 cans or 6 gallon buckets guarantees a dependable, long term, emergency food supply should the need arise.
  • Freeze-Dried Food in #10 Cans Freeze-Dried Food in #10 Cans
    Freeze-dried foods weigh 75 to 90 percent less than the original food making the food easy to store and transport. Fruits and vegetables maintain color and flavor better when freeze dried.
  • Dehydrated Food in #10 Cans Dehydrated Food in #10 Cans
    The easiest to store and most convenient to use method of storing food is in the #10 can. Add to your pantry as your budget allows and create more variety in your meals.
  • Food Storage Variety Packages Food Storage Variety Packages
    Fruit, vegetable, meat substitute, baking, dairy and cereal packages to fit your unique needs. And one year food packages with a wide variety of grains, soups, stews, fruits, vegetables, desserts, snacks and meat substitutes.
  • Storable Food in Buckets Storable Food in Buckets
    Storable food items professionally packaged in buckets will last for 25 - 30 years when stored correctly. This is the perfect method for storing bulk amounts in a manageable way long term.
  • Organic Food Storage Organic Food Storage
    100% Certified Organic Food packaged for long term storage.
  • Emergency Food Buckets Emergency Food Buckets
    Freeze-dried meals, meats, vegetables and fruits individually packaged requiring nothing more than hot water to prepare. Light-weight, compact, resealable, easy to handle and store.
  • One Year Supply Storable Food Packages One Year Supply Storable Food Packages
    One year food packages with a wide variety of grains, soups, stews, fruits, vegetables, desserts, snacks, meats and/or meat substitutes. Dehydrated and freeze-dried food in 6 gallon buckets and #10 cans with a potential shelf life of 30 years.