• Choose foods that require no refrigeration, cooking or preparation, are compact and lightweight.

  • Choose food that is liked by and familiar to those most likely to eat it. If food must be cooked, include a “camp stove” and fuel.

Some examples of food choices include:

  • Ready to eat canned meals:

    • Stews, baked beans, pasta, meat, fish, poultry,
    • Fruits, vegetables, cereals, ‘trail mix’,
    • Oatmeal cookies, candies or jellies

  • Freeze-dried foods

  • Canned milk, juices, instant coffee, tea

  • Staples such as sugar, salt, pepper, powdered coffee whitener

  • Eating utensils

  • Manual can opener

  • Special dietary requirements

  • Baby food and formula

  • If you have pets, don’t forget food for them

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