Wednesday, August 11, 2010

A list of links I use

Updated 08-18-14

Below are the sources I use for:
  • Dry Bulk Food
  • Food Storage Containers
  • Mylar Bags
  • Oxygen Absorbers

Dry Bulk Food Sources:
Emergency Essentials,
#10 cans of Dehydrated Food and much more.

Wheat, Grains, Beans in bulk and #10 cans of all types of Dehydrated Foods.

Harmony House Foods,
Bulk Dehydrated Vegetables and more not in #10 cans.

Food Storage Containers:
US Plastics Corp for the Storage Containers I use. Direct Links below.

Gamma Seal Lids #1859

White 5 Gallon Buckets #2286

5 Quart Clear Plastic Jugs #66425

5 Quart Jug Lids Foam Lid Gasket, White #60251

Mylar Bags:
Sorbent Systems,
12.5 x 18 x 4.3 mils thick: Used to store 1 gallon of food in each bag.
20 x 30 x 4.3 mils thick: Used in 5 gallon buckets.

Oxygen Absorbers:
For my convenience, I only buy and store/stock 500cc absorbers as it is a common size that can do everything I need without the added expense of stocking multiple absorber sizes. However, you can buy the size that suits your particular needs best.

Here’s how I generally use the 500cc size:
1-500cc oxygen absorber per pint canning jar.
1-500cc oxygen absorber per quart canning jar.
2-500cc oxygen absorber per gallon bag.
10-500cc oxygen absorbers in a 5 gallon bag/bucket.

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