Does Sugar Last Forever? (Top Disaster Food)

25 pound bag of sugar

Sugar is an excellent food to store for long-term food emergencies. You can use it to flavor baked goods and preserve and ferment bounties of fruit that would otherwise go bad in the cellar. It’s an excellent apocalypse food. Sugar, specifically white granulated Sugar, will never go bad because it won’t let microbes or bacteria … Read more

18 Places To Store Emergency Food

dry staple food stored on homemade shelving

Finding a place to store your emergency food is one of the most complex parts of stockpiling survival food. The space you choose to store most emergency food is limited because you need temperature control. Pretty much all of these locations are an inconvenience. When you are looking for a solid place to store your … Read more

Mylar Bags For Rice Storage (high-speed bulk food containers)

food bucket and rice bag

TOP GEAR Mylar bags rock. There isn’t a better way for the do-it-yourself prepper to store hundreds or thousands of pounds of dry staple foods for pending doom. I’ve personally stored hundreds of pounds of dry staples using sealed Mylar bags with oxygen absorbers, and I’m still going. Below I’ll help you choose Mylar bags, … Read more

Supreme Long Term Food Storage Containers & Gear

Food storage gear

TOP GEAR The storage containers you use for long-term food storage matter when it comes to the shelf-life of dry staples. . This article covers a list of premium containers and the tools you need to store massive amounts of dry staple foods like white rice, wheat, dry beans, rolled oats, and pasta for decades. … Read more

Best Way To Store Beans Long-term: Emergency Protein

stacked bags of beans

Knowing how to store beans long-term is essential because proper storage methods can increase shelf life by decades. Dry beans are one of the top emergency foods for storage because they are shelf-stable, non-perishable, and packed with protein and nutrition. The best way to store dry beans long-term is storage in a cool, dry location … Read more

Emergency food that lasts the longest.

Wonder which emergency and survival foods will last the longest? Some of them are up to 30 years or more. Foods that will keep you alive if economies collapse, disaster strikes or you have a family emergency. Look no further, this is the article for you. Wheat And Pasta (15 Long-lived foods) The main drawback … Read more

Storing Rice In Mylar For Long Term Storage

Using Mylar for storing polished rice long-term is hands down the best method of keeping rice for a maximum thirty-year shelf-life. I say this from the point of view of a person who does their own long-term emergency food storage. Professionally packaged rice in #10 cans is also an excellent method of storing rice long-term. … Read more

How Long Do Beans Last?

cooking beans

Dry beans are a core survival and emergency food because of their nutritional value and long shelf-life. When combined with a complementary food like white rice, another survival food legend, they provide all nine essential amino acids to make a complete protein. Store beans correctly, and they will outlast you. How Long Do Beans Last? … Read more

How To Store Rice In Long Term Storage: By the Numbers

Man working in a rice field

Rice is essential survival or emergency food for long-term storage, and it’s cheap, filling, and readily available. It works as a hearty base food for meat, beans, vegetables, and garden produce, and it can be eaten by itself in a pinch. In this article, oxygen-free storage that uses Mylar bags, food-grade buckets, and oxygen absorbers … Read more

Storing Wheat To Outlast You

wheat, Mylar bag and #10 cans of wheat

In the United States, Wheat stored for long-term storage is wheat berries, and wheat kernels with the husk removed. Removing the husk also removes fats, lipids, and oils that reduce shelf-life. I’ve used hard white Wheat to make homemade bread and pasta, but it has many more uses than that. Removing the husk doesn’t detract … Read more