Dehydrated food supplies are always a part of the food storage supplies for people who are prepared for disasters and calamities. The need for dehydrated food to be lightweight and with long shelf life are important considerations for those who love camping and backpacking.
Dehydrated food for storage especially in preparation for disasters and calamities need to have long shelf life.
With dehydrated food, there is no spoilage because the moisture is removed that allows the proliferation of microorganisms. Based on how much moisture has been removed, the shelf life can be increased from a a few to several years. The nutritive content and quality of dehydrated food is also not significantly decreased. That makes it an effective survival food.
The texture and the flavor of dehydrated foods are maintained and can be restored upon rehydration. This is definitely better than MRE’s or ‘Meals Ready-to-Eat’.