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by Spencer Kloewer The birth of Mountain House dates back to early 1969, but the history dates back even further, and one individual has been there since the beginning: Norm Jager. After 52 years with OFD Foods, his contributions have had lasting effect. His impact has shaped the foundation of the quality, longevity, and the passion that makes Mountain House the reputable brand it is today. Norm began his historic career with OFD in 1964, loading strawberries onto trays. At the time, freeze dried strawberries, found in popular cereals, accounted for 100% of the company’s business. The company quickly recognized Norm’s … Continue reading

Out of the Norm: Celebrating 52 Years of Service

by Spencer Kloewer The birth of Mountain House dates back to early 1969, but the history dates back even further, and one individual has been there since the beginning: Norm Jager. After 52 years with OFD Foods, his contributions have had lasting effect. His impact has shaped the foundation of the quality, longevity, and the passion that makes Mountain House the reputable brand it is today. Norm began his historic career with OFD in 1964, loading strawberries onto trays. At the time, freeze dried strawberries, found in popular cereals, accounted for 100% of the company’s business. The company quickly recognized Norm’s … Continue reading

Up a Tree: A New View on Outdoor Recreation

Here at Mountain House we keep a keen eye open for stories to share with our community, particularly those that encourage folks to get outside and explore. And wonderfully, people are doing just that! From hiking the PCT, to summiting mountains, to discovering natural wonders in our own backyards, outdoor recreation seems to be at an all-time high. Great news, right? Well yes. But … we’re also keeping an eye open for other stories, too. Because as more and more people get outside and turn little-known areas into popular “must-see” experiences, there’s a risk that some ecologically-sensitive areas could be … Continue reading

Our #MyAdventureMeal Contest Winners!

Wow. You guys do some really cool things in beautiful places. And we have photo evidence that tells us you really know how to eat well outside. Kudos to everyone who submitted their photos and videos to our #MyAdventureMeal summer contest. From where we sit in Albany, OR, we had a great view of everything from SUP-side dining, to picnicking in Havasupai, to a toddler’s first taste of Mountain House on a camping trip! Good stuff, folks. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for supporting each other in the voting process. And thanks for celebrating adventure with us all summer … Continue reading

Mountain House Makes Emergency Preparedness Easier With New Multi-Day Kits

Compact and easy to store, new kits will feed one person from two to five days. Albany, Ore. – Mountain House launched four new multi-day emergency food supply kits with enough food to help feed one person from two to five days. These kits include Mountain House’s most popular breakfast and lunch recipes. Easy to stack and store, combining one of each of the kits as a simple way to store two weeks’ worth of food. They are compact enough to fit in any closest, pantry, or even under a bed and are a great foundation for a comprehensive emergency … Continue reading

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