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Astronomers... Do You Have an Emergency Food and Water Supply if You Hike to Your Favorite Spot?

February 26, 2014; 9:18 AM

Written by Friend of our Facebook page (that can be accessed here) and blog Ronald Shawley.

Thanks to our friends at Wise Company, we can now purchase ready-made freeze dry and dehydrated food for emergency preparedness. I cover in the attached video why we all need this product... In short, it can save your life. Wise Company takes an innovative approach in providing dependable, simple and affordable ready-made freeze dry and dehydrated food for emergency preparedness and outdoor use.

Request a free sample at 1-800-393-2570.

A Youtube video review for Wise Foods

One-Month Ultimate Prepper Pack for Two Adults

Robust one-month emergency food supply for two adults. Package includes entrees, breakfasts, fruits, vegetables, seasoned meats, desserts and drinks. Detailed listing below:

• 2 - 84 serving entrée & breakfast kits (3 servings per day)

• 1 - 120 Serving Assorted Freeze Dried Fruit Combo packs (1.5 servings per day)

• 1 - 120 Serving Assorted Freeze Dried Vegetable packs (1.5 servings per day)

• 2 - 7 Day Ultimate Emergency Meal kits

Deluxe Survival Kit

Two-week deluxe survival product and food kit for one person or one week for two people.

Each kit includes the following:

• 1 Emergency Duffle Bag on Wheels

• Aqua Block Water 8.5 oz (9)

• Swiss Army Knife (1)

• Compact Multi-Function Shovel (1)

• 5-in-1 Survival Whistle (1)

• Emergency Ponchos (2)

• Deluxe Hygiene Kits (2)

• NIOSH N95 Dust Masks (2)

• Hand and Body Warmers (2)

• 2 Person Tube Tent (1)

• Deluxe First Aid Kit (1)

• 12 Hour Bright Stick (1)

• 30 Hour Emergency Candle (1)

• Packages of Pocket Tissue (6)

• 4-in-1 Dynamo Flashlight (1)

• Deck of Playing Cards (1)

• Water Proof Matches (50)

• Waste Bags (2)

• 50 ft. Nylon Rope (1)

• Note Pad (1)

• Golf Pencil (1)

• Mylar Sleeping Bags (2)

• Leather Palm Work Gloves (1)

• 36 Piece Bandage Kit (1)

• Water Filtration Bottle (1)

• Water Purification Tablets (20)

• Portable Stove (1)

• Stove Fuel Tablets (16)

• Metal Fork (1)

• Knife and Spoon (1)

• Sierra Cup (1)

• Wise Emergency Food Supply (44 Servings) including:

• Savory Stroganoff

• Chili Macaroni

• Creamy a la King and Rice

• Pasta Alfredo

• Creamy Pasta and Veg Rotini

• Teriyaki and Rice

• Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

• Hearty Tortilla Soup

• Apple Cinnamon Cereal

• Brown Sugar and Maple Cereal

• Crunchy Granola

Where should I store my Wise Food? This depends upon where you live.

Wise products are made of both freeze-dried and dehydrated components and are affected by temperature, moisture, oxygen and light. Optimal storage conditions for our foods are in cool, dry places.

How are Wise foods packaged?

100% of our foods are packaged in airtight Mylar pouches.

These pouches are then arranged in durable polyethylene buckets for easy storage. Please see our Smart Packaging section for more information.

How long do the meals last in storage?

Studies have proven that freeze-dried and dehydrated foods will last up to 25 years or even longer.

For optimal storage life, it is suggested that food be stored in a cool, dry place, such as a basement, with room temperatures of 50 to 55 degrees.

Why use both freeze-dried and dehydrated ingredients?

Wise Company uses a combination of technologies to achieve the best taste and quality.

Certain ingredients set-up and taste better when freeze-dried (vegetables, fruits, meats) while others do better through dehydration. In these cases, dehydrated ingredients offer all the benefits and better value than foods that have been freeze-dried.

Freeze-Dried and Dehydration Advantages:

Wise Company takes a unique and innovative approach to food production for camping and long-term emergency preparedness. Our ready-made entrées, meats, vegetables and fruits may be freeze-dried or dehydrated. However, both processes promote an extremely long shelf life.

-Food maintains its original flavor, shape, color, and texture

-Food better retains its nutritional value

-Food is condensed, taking up less space

-With all of its water extracted, food is extremely lightweight

-When water is added, the food completely reconstitutes itself

Wise Company customers enjoy greater peace of mind because of the food's long shelf life and great taste.

The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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