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Getting Started with Food Storage


In catastrophic times, survival and sustenance of living life becomes extremely crucial. If a war has broken out or an earthquake, tornado or storm has hit, human life has to face immense difficulties. However, if one prepares himself well with some useful inventory from before, the crisis situation can dealt with less hardship.

Food is a necessary item and it is very important to store some for any emergency. LDS Emergency Resources makes your planning for food storage just a matter of minutes. We take into account your regular family needs and tell you exactly of what your inventory should consist of and how should you pile some essentials.

Food storage certainly requires some smart planning as well as less spending to get the maximum out of less money. LDS serves and assists you in charting out your requirements and then carefully creating an inventory to be put to use in any emergency.

Although it is ideal that every home creates and maintains a food inventory which can last up to a whole year for a family. However, if one whole year might seem too long, you can plan your emergency supplies to be lasting for at least two to three months.

There are several ways ranging from canning, pickling and refrigeration of storing food properly. LDS serves as the ultimate guide to basically how to get started once you resolve to prepare for an emergency. For food to be stored, LDS also familiarizes with several ways and techniques to store food for long in a proper fashion. The use of several ingredients in food-items makes them non-perishable for long. Grains and cereals can be stored in large, air-tight containers in dry spaces. Also, it is advisable to preserve and store raw food rather than the cooked ones. The preservation of particular seeds and their utility is also mentioned. Besides, there are various other tips which can come handy while preparing for an emergency.

Choosing the right food-item for long storage is crucial. Heavy food-stuffs with loads of fat content can be one good option. Fruit bars, granola bars, chocolates, energy bars, cereal and other foods high in calories are strongly advised. Dried beans, various types of rice, lentils, tinned meat, fish and canned milk are some other options. That the food stored in homes, or otherwise, does not get spoilt before the occurrence of an emergency has to be kept in mind. Storage of bare minimum essentials can prepare you well to recover from a crisis situation and reduce its drastic and hazardous effects.

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