When searching for appetizing freeze dried and dehydrated survival meals, the method of food preservation matters. Legacy Premium uses fresh, high quality ingredients in order to create survival foods that will be delicious and easy to use. Through extensive research and testing Legacy Premium has discovered that some foods are better preserved using the freeze-drying process while other foods reconstitute better after being dehydrated. When preserved correctly survival meals can excel in taste, texture and nutritional value, as Legacy Premium foods do.
The Freeze Dried Food Process
Preserving food/meals by the freeze dry process can be intense. Freeze dried foods are first flash frozen, or exposed to cryogenic temperatures, then placed in a vacuum drying chamber. The goal is to remove as much water as possible; in most cases up to 98% can be extracted. This freeze dry process gives the survival meals substantial shelf life by preserving the ingredients. This is done without compromising the flavor, shape, color or texture of the freeze-dried foods. Your survival entrée will appear and taste as if it has just been prepared.
The Dehydrated Food Process
Modern-day advances in survival food/meal preservation have changed the dehydration process. Before, lying pieces of fruit, meat or vegetables out in the sun to dry was all it involved. Now, dehydrated food goes through an intensive low temperature-drying chamber where the moisture is removed by air. This food preservation process inhibits the growth of microorganisms and it reduces weight of the preserved meals. Food dehydration also eliminates the need for refrigeration and prolongs shelf life, making it ideal for long-term survival food storage.
Legacy Premium food preservation methods make survival meals last. Be it freeze-drying meats or dehydrating fresh ingredients, Legacy Premium creates delicious, gourmet entrees and breakfasts. Enjoy eating survival meals that have been preserved correctly, knowing either the freeze dry or dehydration process will keep your food storage fresh and nutritious for 25 years.