Food Insurance and Daily Bread are the same company, so don’t be surprised if you see Daily Bread labeled cans if you purchase from Food Insurance. Although Daily Bread used to be a separate corporate entity, it now serves as the brand for Food Insurance. Food Insurance was purchased by Freeze Dry Foods out of Canada, so the company now manufactures its own food rather than resells others’ food storage.
Food Insurance recently redesigned most of its long-term food storage, and the 1-year Emergency Food Storage – Premium product was created to provide three meals per day / 2,000 calories per day for one adult for one year. So this package contains food very similar to the 1-Year Basic Supply–there is just more of it.
This is how we scored the Food Insurance 1-Year Emergency Food Storage – Premium Supply.
Price per calorie
Food Insurance has totally revamped this product to improve the price per calorie. Also, it is worth noting that this package contains quality calories and not just a lot of filler food such as saltine crackers. While the 1-Year Food Storage Basic Supply has a total of 365,000 calories, the Premium Supply contains twice that amount, which is 730,000 calories. At the non-discounted price of $4,299.99 that equates to 170 calories per dollar, which is quite good considering the nutritional value of the food. On a calories-per-dollar basis, the 1-Year Premium Supply is a much better value than the 1-Year Basic Supply.
Food Insurance uses a lot of high quality freeze-dried foods from its parent company, Freeze-Dry Foods out of Canada. Many competitors don’t use real meats and dairy products in their food, which drastically reduces the quality and taste. This is one of the best-tasting food storage packages, and you won’t be disappointed with entrees such as lasagna, chicken teriyaki, and pulled pork. In all, there are 48 different food options–14 more than the Basic Supply.
You simply can’t get better shelf life. All of the foods containing animal products have been freeze dried, which gives them the highest shelf life possible. Although Food Insurance will only say the food lasts 25 years, the truth is this stuff will last 30 years and more before the nutritional content really starts to break down.
It only takes boiling water and 10 minutes to get this food ready to eat. Although you can technically eat it right out of the can, 10 minutes is necessary to unlock the taste and texture. All meals are already prepared so there is no preparation required.
All of Food Insurance’s emergency food comes in #10 cans. Although it’s ideal for keeping out unwanted pests, it doesn’t provide the best use of space. Also, once you have opened a can you only have about a week (depending on humidity) to use it all up. This supply ships in 16 master case boxes–each master case holds up to three smaller boxes for a total of 47 smaller boxes. The total number of #10 cans is 188.
In short, the Food Insurance 1-Year Emergency Food Storage – Premium Supply for one adult is a solid investment that tastes great. Food Insurance has always provided quality food and has very responsive customer service. If taste is important to you, then this product should be at the top of your list.
This package contains an assortment of:
- 5 strawberry creamed wheat
- 9 raspberry and brown sugar oatmeal
- 5 buttermilk pancakes
- 4 decadent chocolate protein shake
- 8 granola
- 4 breakfast skillet
- 4 garden vegetable stew
- 4 creamy vegetables with sausage
- 2 italian wedding with meatballs
- 4 chicken teriyaki with noodles
- 4 macaroni and cheese with beef
- 4 rotini with beef
- 4 chicken noodle soup
- 4 noodles and chicken
- 2 chicken a la king
- 2 spaghetti with meat sauce
- 4 rice with bbq sauce and beef
- 4 rice and sweet pulled pork
- 2 lasagna with meat sauce
- 4 teriyaki rice with beef
- 2 mexican style rice with chicken
- 2 rice with chicken tortilla
- 4 chili with beans and rice
- 2 fettuccini alfredo with chicken
- 2 dehydrated diced carrots
- 4 dehydrated green beans
- 2 freeze-dried garden green peas
- 2 dehydrated red & green peppers
- 2 freeze-dried yellow corn
- 2 dehydrated celery slices
- 2 dehydrated spinach flakes
- 2 freeze-dried green beans
- 2 freeze-dried mixed vegetables
- 3 dehydrated potato dices
- 6 dehydrated apple slices
- 4 bananas dices
- 2 diced peaches
- 2 strawberry slices
- 2 pineapple chunks
- 2 raspberries
- 3 apple drink mix
- 3 orange drink mix
- 2 chocolate royale
- 4 chocolate milk
- 4 white milk
- 2 chocolate pudding mix
- honey powder
- blueberry cheesecake
- raspberry crumble
- 5 black beans
- 5 pinto beans
- 5 dark red kidney beans
- 18 instant rice
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This supply ships in 16 master case boxes, each master case holds up to three smaller boxes for a total of 47 smaller boxes. The food is stored in 188 #10 cans.