Safecastle | One Shop For All Emergency Essentials: 2020 UPDATE: Mountain House Freeze Dried Foods Product Line

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

2020 UPDATE: Mountain House Freeze Dried Foods Product Line

Mountain House has announced some changes in their line of products starting in 2020. These changes include Retiring Products, New Products, and a slow transition to their new “Clean Label” line of packaging.

What’s Retiring

Discontinued products no longer in production include the following items. We will continue offering these discontinued items only while supplies remain in stock.
  • Mountain House Pro-Paks
    • Pro-Pak Chicken Teriyaki with Rice
    • Pro-Pak Lasagna with Meat Sauce
  • Mountain House Standard Pouches
    • Noodles & Chicken Pouch
    • Sweet & Sour Pork with Rice Pouch
    • Apple Crisp Pouch
  • Mountain House #10 Cans
    • Biscuits & Gravy #10 Can
    • Scrambled Eggs with Ham & Peppers #10 Can
    • Raspberry Crumble #10 Can
    • Chicken ala King #10 Can (now Homestyle Chicken Noodle Casserole)
    • Chicken Stew #10 Can
    • Chicken Teriyaki with Rice #10 Can
    • Chicken Fried Rice #10 Can
    • Macaroni & Cheese #10 Can
    • Noodles & Chicken #10 Can
    • Pasta Primavera #10 Can
    • Italian Pepper Steak #10 Can
    • Sweet & Sour Pork with Rice #10 Can
    • Vegetable Stew with Beef #10 Can
    • Pilot Bread Crackers #10 Can
  • Multi-Day Kits
    • Just In Case 5-Day Emergency Food Supply Kit

Clean Label Packaging

Mountain House products are transitioning to a cleaner label. Clean label products will have:
  • No Artificial Colors
  • No Artificial Flavors
  • No Bioengineered Ingredients
Plus, there are 14 Mountain House recipes that are Certified Gluten-Free by GFCO.

New Items Rolling Out in 2020

Several new "clean label" package items will be available in early 2020:
  • Yellow Curry with Rice & Chicken (Standard Pouch only)
  • Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwich (Single serve pouch)
  • Pad Thai with Chicken (Standard Pouch only)
  • The Spicy Southwest Breakfast Hash is changing its name to Spicy Southwest Style Skillet.
  • The New Pro-Pak Clean Label Line is expected to roll out in May 2020: Chili Mac, Breakfast Skillet, Eggs with Bacon, Spaghetti, Beef Stroganoff, Chicken & Rice
  • The standard pouches and #10 cans will transition to the new "clean label" packaging over time
With the exception of Ice Cream products, all standard Mountain House Adventure Line of products have a guaranteed 30-year shelf life when stored unopened in a cool area below 75°F. Mountain House freeze dried foods are recommended for emergency food supplies because of their long storage/shelf life.

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