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Third party study finds wide range of oxygen levels in popular brands Albany, Ore. – February 16, 2015 – Mountain House, the best-selling brand of camping, backpacking, and emergency preparedness meals, released results today of a recent study designed to inform consumers how popular brands of emergency meals manage oxygen levels, a critical element in long term emergency food.  This information is increasingly important as consumers continue to move from tried-and-true #10 cans to flexible pouches. The study, conducted by Fres-co System USA, Inc., tested the oxygen levels found in Mountain House pouches as well as those of six other … Continue reading

Mountain House Educates Consumers: When Long-Term Emergency Food Isn’t

Third party study finds wide range of oxygen levels in popular brands Albany, Ore. – February 16, 2015 – Mountain House, the best-selling brand of camping, backpacking, and emergency preparedness meals, released results today of a recent study designed to inform consumers how popular brands of emergency meals manage oxygen levels, a critical element in long term emergency food.  This information is increasingly important as consumers continue to move from tried-and-true #10 cans to flexible pouches. The study, conducted by Fres-co System USA, Inc., tested the oxygen levels found in Mountain House pouches as well as those of six other … Continue reading

Newest Mountain House Offerings

Leading Camping and Emergency Meal Maker Mountain House Releases Five New Offerings Albany, Ore. – January 29, 2015 – Mountain House, the leading maker of backpacking and emergency meals, announced the release of five new meal offerings. Italian Style Pepper Steak with Rice and Tomatoes, Chicken Fried Rice, and Precooked Scrambled Eggs are all new to the Mountain House line-up. Italian Style Pepper Steak and Precooked Scrambled Eggs are both gluten-free. They also expanded their Pro-Pak® line of compact, vacuum-sealed meals to include their popular Breakfast Skillet and Precooked Scrambled Eggs with Bacon.

How to Prepare Freeze Dried Food

Just Add Water! Mountain House meals are the fastest rehydrating freeze dried foods on the market. Just add hot water and in 8-10 minutes, you’ll have the best tasting freeze dried food you can buy. If you’re wondering how we do it, check out this blog post about what the freeze drying process entails. Our food has been used for nearly 50 years for everything from U.S. Special Forces soldiers on patrol to Antarctic Explorers to underwater explorers and everywhere in between. For a generation people have consistently chosen our meals to keep them fed. They know that not only can … Continue reading

Mountain House 72-Hour Kit Checklist

72-Hour Kit Checklist No one likes thinking about emergencies. Not only do they make us feel apprehensive, but most people’s lives are so busy that we never “get around” to putting together even a 72-hour kit. Some people don’t even know where to start. As part of National Emergency Preparedness Month, we’ve put together a list of things everyone should have at home as part of their 72-hour, earthquake or storm kit.

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