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Long Term Food Storage: #10 cans or Mylar-Type Bags

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#10 cans or Mylar-Type Bags If you have been shopping for long term food storage recently you’ve probably wondered about the difference between food producers that use #10 cans or Mylar-Type Bags. So I thought I would go over some of the differences to help you decide which one is best for you. Unlike most [...]

MRE vs. Freeze Dried Food – Do You Know the Difference?

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Do you know the difference when comparing MRE vs. Freeze Dried Food? One of the most common mistakes people make when considering food storage is the mistake that MRE’s and freeze dried food are synonymous, which they are not. The first and most noticeable is the difference in how the food is eaten and prepared. MRE [...]

Survival Food Storage Do’s and Don’ts

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5 Golden Rules of Survival Food Storage Having been in the survival food business since 2008 we have seen a lot of survival food storage companies come and go; as well as a lot of different marketing techniques. These strategies can leave the consumer guessing on which way to turn when considering survival food storage [...]

Best Practices to Ensuring GMO-Free Food Storage

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We’d like to welcome Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage, to our Food Storage Review Series. Phil has graciously shared his knowledge of the issue of GMOs in food storage, and how consumers can best determine if their food vendor meets GMO free requirements. A Message from Phil Cox, CEO of Legacy Food Storage [...]

Food Storage Review – Food4Patriots – Consumer Warning!

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Hey guys. Doing our research on food storage vs. marketing companies we came across this gem of a company: Food4Patriots.com. If you have been on Facebook for any length of time you have probably seen their marketing infomercial pitch page. It usually flies under a heading like ” What FEMA doesn’t Want you to Know” [...]

Food Storage Review Criteria: Nutrition, Packaging, Quality, and Price

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Nutritional Value of Long Term Food Storage If you’ve done any research, you’ll know that buying food for emergencies is a bit different from routine shopping. While nutritional value is (or should be) always a matter of attention, when buying for emergencies it can easily become critical. You need enough calories to have energy and [...]

Types Food Storage Companies

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Are All Food Storage Companies the Same? Have you ever wondered why #17 at most Mexican restaurants is almost always Chile Rellenos? Or why the menus are eerily the same among Mexican restaurants from city to city and town to town? I have, because little things like that bother me, especially when it comes to [...]

Secrets of the Food Storage Industry They Don’t Want You to Know

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Food Storage Companies: Are They All Created Equal? As sellers of emergency food storage, we feel that we owe it to our readers to be upfront and honest about the products we sell. That is why we recently reported the OvaEasy/Nutriom recall by the USDA to inform our customers about the safety of their food [...]

Prepping Supplies: How to Begin Your Food and Water Storage

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Would You Like to Begin Prepping, But Don’t Know Where to Start? Survivalist 101 contributor M.J. Buchanan shares her tips for beginning the prepping process, including food and water storage, as well advice on how to save money on prepping supplies. She also blogs about survivalism, hiking and camping on her own blog – you [...]

Introducing the Open Fire Chef and His “Preppers Bean Challenge”

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Preppers – Is Your Food Storage Boring? It seems that every prepper, regardless of their reason for prepping, sooner or later focuses on food. I have seen many takes on food storage. One thing that I have noticed is the overwhelming focus on the basics, which makes for some pretty boring meals. A person will [...]

Stockpiling Food: Tips for Buying Survival Food

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Stockpiling Food: Buy the Calories, Not the Servings! Hi all, this is Samson B.K. I wanted to give you a few tips on how to get your best deal when buying survival food packages. The first thing I would like to do is to apologize for listing our food packages by time and by serving. [...]