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  • Easy-to-store, perfect for emergency preparedness, camping, backpacking or at-home use
  • Includes 4 pouches each of rice and chicken, chili mac with beef, and spaghetti with meat sauce
  • Easy to prepare—just add water and meal is ready in less than 10 minutes
  • The Mountain House Just In Case Essential Freeze-Dried Food Bucket requires a total of 24 cups of water (not included) to make all the meals
  • Nutrition facts and spec info are based on one serving of chili mac with beef

Made in USA.

Chilli mac with beef ingredients: cooked beef (beef flavoring, salt), enriched macaroni (durum semolina, niacin, iron [ferrous sulfate], thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), kidney beans, tomato paste, chili seasoning (chili pepper and other spices, dehydrated onion and garlic, hydrolyzed soy protein, potassium chloride, paprika, sugar, maltodextrin, beef extract, disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate, autolyzed yeast extract, caramel color, natural flavors, citric acid), modified corn starch, salt and dehydrated onions.Allergens: wheat, soy and sulfites

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Specs

Best Use Camping, Emergency Preparedness
Serving Size 1 cup
Servings per Container 2.5 serving(s)
Calories Per Serving 240
Calories from Fat 60
Total Fat 7 grams
Saturated Fat 2.5 grams
Trans Fat 0 grams
Cholesterol 30 milligrams
Sodium 650 milligrams
Carbohydrates 31 grams
Potassium 40 milligrams
Dietary Fiber 3 grams
Sugars 3 grams
Protein 12 grams
Meat Beef
Net Weight 4.8 ounces
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lighten your load. The weight savings and convenience of these Mountain House products are worth every penny. I ordered these to take with me on a 4 day backpacking trip a week ago into a remote valley in the northeast wilderness of the island of Molokai in Hawaii. After a long day of bushwhacking and traversing streams, the ease and time saving of preparing meals was nothing short of a blessing. It even tasted good.
Date published: 2017-06-06
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What is the "shelf life" of this product? 

Asked by: mamala
Mountain House states the following for shelf life for their freeze-dried food: "Based on storage studies conducted over many years, our pouch shelf life -- where the quality of our food is nearly indistinguishable from new production -- is at least 12 years from the date of manufacture, if stored properly. We have personally tasted pouches that were 30 years old and they still taste great! For best results, we recommend the pouches be stored unopened in a cool dry area."
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-29

How big is the bucket? Dimensions??

Asked by: mlizreite
The approximate dimensions are 12.3 X 10.1 X 12.2 inches.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-29
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lighten your load. The weight savings and convenience of these Mountain House products are worth every penny. I ordered these to take with me on a 4 day backpacking trip a week ago into a remote valley in the northeast wilderness of the island of Molokai in Hawaii. After a long day of bushwhacking and traversing streams, the ease and time saving of preparing meals was nothing short of a blessing. It even tasted good.
Date published: 2017-06-06
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Questions & Answers

What is the "shelf life" of this product? 

Asked by: mamala
Mountain House states the following for shelf life for their freeze-dried food: "Based on storage studies conducted over many years, our pouch shelf life -- where the quality of our food is nearly indistinguishable from new production -- is at least 12 years from the date of manufacture, if stored properly. We have personally tasted pouches that were 30 years old and they still taste great! For best results, we recommend the pouches be stored unopened in a cool dry area."
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-29

How big is the bucket? Dimensions??

Asked by: mlizreite
The approximate dimensions are 12.3 X 10.1 X 12.2 inches.
Answered by: REIservice
Date published: 2017-05-29
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