Costco is Offering an Emergency Food Kit For Natural Disasters

 - Jan 26, 2018
References: today & foodandwine
The multinational corporation Costco is giving customers in regions likely to be hit with natural disasters, or those worried about nuclear war, the opportunity to invest in emergency food kits.

The emergency food kit costs $1,000 and can last for up to a year (for one adult) if portions are rationed properly. It contains 6,200 servings of food, which are curated by the brand Nutristore and can provide 1,200 calories per day. The kit has a quarter-century shelf-life and contains a mix of "real freeze-dried and dehydrated fruits and vegetables," as well as a series of cans that contain foods like instant white rice, vegetable protein, instant milk, salt, sugar and more.

With deepening political conflict and environmental concerns on the forefront of global issues in the past few years, it is no surprise that customers are looking for ways to prep themselves in case of an emergency