Due to the Corona Virus outbreak we have seen unprecedented demand for emergency food and water filters.
As a result we are out of stock of some items.
But here is the latest update on availability of emergency food and water filters…
Update on Emergency Food Stock Levels and New Product Available
Wise Company Long Life Emergency Food – Container Has Landed
A container of food with all different bucket types of Wise Company (Now Readywise) long life Emergency food arrived in late October. So we again have 120 serve Breakfast and Mains buckets. So all the combo packs which included 1/3 breakfasts are once again available. The 16 serve sampler pack did not arrive in the container so is currently unavailable. We also did not receive any 120 serve gluten free fruit or vegetable buckets. Leave your name and email on our Contact page along with the product you are interested in to join our priority queue when the next shipment arrives. Probably not until the new year now.
All other Readywise buckets are still available.
Emergency Food Available Now
We also have the NZ made Back Country Cuisine 20 meal carton available:
This has a 4 year best before date. Although as the manufacturer says, it is safe to eat beyond that, provided it’s stored appropriately and the packaging remains sealed. The manufacturer states:
“We know from our advanced shelf life testing that our meals are safe to eat well beyond four years as long as the bag hasn’t been opened or damaged.”
Other types of dry food only last a year or less.
Back Country Food Emergency Bucket
We also have the NZ made Back Country Cuisine 7 Day emergency Bucket available:
The Back Country 40 Serve Carton contains one vegetarian main option and one vegetarian breakfast option. So that can be made to be vegetarian by selecting those two flavours.
These Back Country options are more expensive than the Wise Company foods. But if you want the ability to choose what individual meals are included in your Emergency Food Supplies, Back Country is the only option available.
Gluten Free Option:
6 of the 10 meals choices in the Back Country Cuisine 40 serve carton are gluten free. So as you can choose what meal flavours are contained in this pack it can be gluten free:
Berkey Water Filters
More Berkey water filter systems are due to arrive just before Christmas. We will also have replacement Black Element filters and PF2 Fluoride arsenic reduction elements water filters in stock then. Berkey are currently all out of sightglass spigots. So we don’t have an ETA on them unfortunately.
There is still high demand. So it is taking Berkey USA much longer to dispatch these than usual. There are also delays with air freight currently. If you’re interested in any Berkey products please email us with what you’re after and we’ll let you know as soon as they get here.
Sorry if we don’t have what you are after right now. However worldwide there is still high demand for emergency supplies.
Editors note: This post was first published 13 March 2020. Last updated 3 September 2020 with latest stock availability dates.