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How do you pack fresh foods while backpacking?

I love fresh fruit and vegetables but they usually only last a day or so backpacking. Do you have any tips for how you pack fruit or veggies into your meals? Do you use products like squeeze bottles? Any tips to share?

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I always relish encountering a patch of wild strawberries or similar,  Perfect for keeping pack weight within bounds.  Not always predictable or possible, however.  Realistically, one just has to tough it out.

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@hikermor Yum! That's the best! Do you just know from experience what's edible and what's not? 

 

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I love Talenti ice cream containers. They have a screw top (not liquid proof) and are clear so you can easily see their contents. 

@PatrickB haha totally! Plus you get to eat the ice cream beforehand. I've used those for nuts/trail mix before. 

 

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