You don’t have to go far these days to see troubling events in the news.Â These issues range from natural disasters, nuclear crisis, political upheaval/unrest and even job loss in a poor economy.Â In each of these situations, the most basic needs become the number one focus and concern.Â During emergencies, food and water become a scarce and vital resource.Â Something that we often one we take for granted in good times.
Food for long term storage options today can be as easy as just adding water, especially the freeze dried food.Â With bulk freeze dried food water is the only necessary ingredient to reconstitute it.
Food Quality and Taste â In a true emergency, the quality and taste of the food might not be the number one concern.Â But if you had to sustain yourself over time, quality and taste become a huge factor.Â Not to mention, if you would like to use the food storage supply as a daily meal.Â The taste of the food is important as well as the quality of food.Â Food storage vendors have come a long way in providing good tasting food.Â Forget about the freeze dried foods of the past.Â Newer recipes are creative and contain entrees like Chicken Ala King, Cheesy Macaroni, Creamy Chicken Past and Beef Teriyaki and Rice.
Cost â This one might go without saying but all of these points are all well and good but can I afford long term food storage?Â Prices have come a long way.Â If you compare pricing of food storage with going out to eat or staying home to eat, cost breaks down as follows; Â food storage prices are around $1.50 per meal compared to 6.89 for fast food or 12.55 at a restaurant or even $4.91 for a home cooked meal.Â The other benefit if the budget is tight, some of these food storage options can start with just one food storage container and then add additional containers as money allows.
In summary, get prepared.Â Food storage is a great option to help you be prepared for life’s emergencies.