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Freeze Dried Meals

Discussion in 'Lovely Grub' started by fred gordon, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. fred gordon

    fred gordon Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    I'm planning several multi-day walking trips this year. Who makes the best freeze dried meals? I normally take fresh but that will be too heavy on this occasion as I have to carry the dogs food as well!:)
     
  2. Mesquite

    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Get some carry pouches and make the hounds carry their own :D
     
  3. sapper1

    sapper1 Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    The best I have had are made by westlers,the people who make the issue ratpack meals.I've tried lots of different manufacturers but I prefer these.
    They are marketed under various names ,go-pack being the most known.They are always on ebay or you can google expedition foods.

    Have a look here

    http://www.bewellexpeditionfoods.com/Base-Camp-2400-Kcal/
     
  4. Chrisj

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    There was someone on here selling dehydrated meals at a good price cause I bought a load. Try checking the classified section.
     
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    sapper1 Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Yep those were the ones,all gone now:)
     
  6. MartinK9

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    Drytech Rations - http://www.drytech.no/?page_id=44

    Bought them when the Norweigan Army Rations were used up on the Telemark Trip. IIRC, Same meals but in an orange packet instead of Green.
     
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    Mesquite Anyone for sailing?

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    Who did you buy them from Martin? I can't see any English suppliers on their websites
     
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    Dog food it aint that bad [evil grin].... but why is the dog not carrying his/her own food?

     
  9. MartinK9

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    Ebay, and unfortunately; Oslo :lmao:
     
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    I think the Norwegian packs can be had from a place near Quimper in Brest. Group buy? I could go by that way sometime on my way back from the south with a van.
     
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    As long as wolf fish is available I'm in Ged :35:
     
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    ged Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Nice find , good Calorie amounts aswell.
     
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    I have recently be reviewing the MX3 Adventure meals brand - very tasty and filling - give them a google!
     
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    TeeDee, yep, on the Telemark trip, Cliff and I took 3 different types of rations, for me the Norweigan Army ones were the best, more than a normal portion and the taste was exceptional. The Turmat ones are the civilian version and just as good.
     
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    There are a few makes around but these are IMHO very good...............................http://www.ruffwear.com/dog_packs
     
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    Another vote for the Norgie rat packs, super stuff.

    If you go in Tesco, Poundstretcher, B&M they all sell Vesta dried meals for £1 each, curry and rissoto are about the best of them but they need to cook for about 15 mins or boil and pop in a Thermos flask to finish cooking in their own heat; for a quid you don't get gourmet food but they are not bad at all for camping.
     

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