Chicken casserole and potatoes
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Freeze dried foods from Future Essentials

Prepare for the future with Future Essentials Emergency Food:
What happened to the "Future Essentials" brand? If you're a long-
time prepper then likely you own a can of Future Essentials.
Future Essentials is a classic brand of emergency food that's
available in a hard-to-find #2.5 can. The smaller 7-oz. can of
freeze dried ground beef is a nice find, for example, if you want
to see how freeze dried ground beef can work in your prepper's
pantry. Give it a try!

The company is illusive. If you've landed on our page chances are
you want to reorder from Future Essentials. The good news is that
you can! You'll find a variety of Future Essentials #2.5 cans below
all available from a trusted source, Amazon...

Future Essentials Emergency Food
Most Preppers stock #10 sized cans in their larder for the long
term because it's the most popular size available. It's difficult to
find a #2.5 can of freeze dried food, and it's good to find Future
Essentials in this size. A #2.5 can is small, and ideal for
ingredients you don't use as often.

A top manufacturer of the convenient #2.5 size can, Future
Essentials has a variety of freeze dried meats, grains, cheeses
and other dairy products. The size is convenient as it enables use
of contents at a smaller size, so there isn't waste. Most freeze
dried foods must be consumed within 2-weeks of opening.
Boredom quickly sets in when you must eat the same food until
the ration is gone. That's what makes the #2.5 can such a
wonderful option for the Happy Prepper's pantry.

Wondering how a #2.5 can compares to a #10 can?
Well when it comes to eggs, a #10 can of powdered eggs / 10oz
Makes 2 dozen Extra Large Eggs; while a #10 can, such as one
from Honeyville Farms, is a 2.25 pound can, packed with enough
whole powdered eggs to make 85 large whole eggs.  Future
Essential's Dried Whole Eggs are produced exclusively from fresh
eggs harvested from chickens in the United States. A #2.5 can is
about the size of a classic baking powder can, roughly 1/4 the
size of a #10 can.

Future Essentials offers many fine products, our favorites include
the conveniently sized cheeses and bread crumbs; however, when
you buy online beware when you comparison shop that Future
Essentials packs #2.5 cans, which are much smaller than the
traditional Prepper size, which is a #10 can. These are wonderful
to have because they are smaller you won't find much waste
because you'll use up the contents; however, you may expecting
a #10 can. Look carefully at the product descriptions.

We recommend the following Future Essentials Products:

Future Essentials Green Coffee Beans from Costa Rica. Coffee
lovers will appreciate the whole bean coffee from Future
Essentials. Packed in cans with oxygen absorber desiccant packs
to ensure that these stay moisture and oxygen free for many
years to come, the case of 12 Future Essentials Emergency Coffee
Beans, pictured right includes a total of 14.25 lbs. of coffee from
Costa Rica.

Future Essentials Meats:
  • Freeze dried ground beef, above center
  • Freeze dried chicken and potatoes casserole, upper right.
    There's nothing in the freeze dried market quite like it! Most
    chicken dishes have rice or pasta.
  • Freeze dried chicken, immediate left
  • Sloppy Joes with meat, also left
  • Pork sausage crumbles (Yum! Your pastas and egg dishes
    will never be the same!)

Future Essentials Veggies:
  • Freeze dried chopped broccoli is a wonderful find from Future
    Essentials. Add it to potato soups, and pastas and rice
  • #10 can of potato flakes
  • Freeze dried sweet potatoes
  • Freeze dried bell peppers, bottom of the page
  • Freeze dried peas, right.

Exotic Freeze Dried Fruits from Future Essentials:
  • Freeze dried kiwis! Now that's a rare addition to your
    Prepper's Pantry. They are a Kosher Certified product to boot!
  • Freeze dried pears, also left.
  • Freeze dried blueberries, lower left.
  • Canned tomato powder (remember, tomatoes are fruit not

Dairy products by Future Essentials:
  • Powdered Eggs, above left
  • Powdered cheddar, #2.5 can has a 10+ year shelf life! Ideal
    for a variety of dishes from casseroles and potatoes au
    gratin to simple mac and cheese dishes.
  • Shredded cheddar, what a fine enhancement to your Mexican
    food pantry items, not to mention how they'd help the Happy
    Prepper prepare casseroles, au gratin dishes and mac and
  • Shredded mozzarella, enhance freeze dried pastas with real
    freeze dried mozzarella!

Grains offered from Future Essentials:
  • Rice
  • Cornmeal
  • Canned rice and couscous combos, immediate right, will add
    a welcomed variety to an otherwise bland diet. This Combo
    12-Pack of Rice pilaf and Couscous contains: 3 (16oz.)cans
    of Couscous with Chives + Saffron, 3(16oz.)cans of Haitian
    Rice, 3(16oz.)cans of Lentil Rice Pilaf,3(16oz.)cans of
    Mexican Rice Pilaf all in #2.5 Cans.
  • Canned dried pastas with marinara powder
  • Farina Cream of wheat, bottom of the page
  • Whole Grain frosted wheat, bottom of the page
  • Raisin Bran cereal, , bottom of the page

Future Essential Soup Mixes in #10 cans:
  • Split Pea with Bacon Soup Mix
  • Cream of Potato Soup Mix
  • Chunky Potato Soup Mix

Other recommended items from Future Essentials:
  • Peanut butter, canned and ready to eat (no reconstitution
  • Pilot bread, an essential for your canned tuna and peanut
    butter, and great with soups.
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Canned sugar

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Raisin Bran Cereal
Frosted Wheats Cereal
Farina Creamy Wheat Cereal
Bacon Split Pea Soup Mix
Sloppy Joes
Powdered Eggs
Future Essentials freeze dried #2.5 can cream of wheat
freeze dried #2.5 can raisin bran cereal
Future Essentials freeze dried #2.5 can mini wheats cereal
Cream of Potato Soup Dry Mix
Future Essentials freeze dried #2.5 can of eggs
Canned Peanut Butter
freeze dried #2.5 can ready to eat peanut butter
Freeze Dried Cheddar
Future Essentials Freeze dried cheese: cheddar
Powdered Cheddar Cheese
Future Essentials  Freeze dried cheese: powdered cheddar
freeze dried #2.5 can bacon split pea dry soup mix
Pilot Bread Crackers
Tomato Powder
Potato Flakes
freeze dried #2.5 can pilot crackers
Freeze Dried Kiwi
Canned Pastas & Marinara
Dried Bell Peppers
Freeze Dried Mozarella
Future Essentials  Freeze dried cheese: Mozzarella
Macaroni & Cheese
freeze dried #2.5 can macaroni cheese
Future Essentials Sloppy Joes with meet mix
Tomato powder
Future Essentials potato flakes large #10 can
Potato Soup Dry Mix
Chunky potato soup mix
Canned rice cousous
Future Essentials canned rice varieties
Future Essentials dried kiwi
Future Essentials canned pasta
Freeze Dried Pears
Future Essentials dried pears
Pork Sausage Crumbles
Future Essentials Pork sausage crumbles
Freeze Dried Sweet Potatoes
Freeze dried sweet potatoes
Future Essentials bell peppers
Freeze Dried Green Peas
Future Essentials freeze dried peas
Freeze-dried blueberries
Future Essentials freee dried blueberries
Freeze Dried Cheddar
Freeze dried cheddar cheese by Future Essentials
Sloppy Joes
Future Essentials Sloppy Joes with meet mix
Powdered Eggs
Future Essentials freeze dried #2.5 can of eggs
Case Organic Green Coffee Beans
Future Essentials Emergency Coffee Beans
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