Saturday, 7 November 2009

Post Apocalyptic Food

I was just scrounging the internets for some interesting takes on Post Apocalyptic food. So if you supply of Soylent Green runs out, why not visit Cosco? This is via The Acknowledge My Hippo Blog,

Emergency Food Supply - 275 servings for less than 100USD?



From Cosco

Basic preparation will impact the probability of your family’s survival in an emergency. Delicious and easy to prepare. Each bucket contains 275 servings of pre-mixed and pre-seasoned 100% vegetarian and vitamin fortified food. With a 20 year long shelf life, this kit is perfect for the preparation of natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes or even for a camping or hunting trip.
Easy to Prepare
Must have water and a heat source
275 Servings
All Meals 100% Vegetarian and Vitamin Fortified
Sealed in convenient Weather-Proof bucket for easy transport
  • 25 Servings - Potato Soup
  • 30 Servings - Corn Chowder
  • 25 Servings - Cacciatore
  • 25 Servings - Western Stew
  • 30 Servings - Country Noodle
  • 25 Servings - Rice Lentil
  • 45 Servings - Whey Milk
  • 40 Servings - Blueberry Pancake
  • 30 Servings - Barley Vegetable
  • Total Weight: 23 lbs.
The Date of Manufacturing is printed on each individual packet. The Expiration Date for all the food is printed on a sticker on the outside of the bucket.

For best taste and nutritional value, use product before:
20 years of manufacturing date when stored at 60° F (16.6° C)
10 years of manufacturing date when stored at 70° F (21.1° C)


Perhaps I should order few, looks like there could be a food shortage coming on soon. Or perhaps this guy can help (if you are in the usa). Or perhaps you can raid the Seed Vault (if you are in Norway) to grown your own. This video is from the BBC about potential food shortages:





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