Expedition Foods Beef & Potato Hotpot - 1000kcal
£7.95 RRP £8.00
The Expedition Foods Beef and Potato Hotpot (1000kcal) can either be used as a regular meal for two or as an extreme energy intake when you are hiking, mountaineering, sailing, camping, kayaking, completing marathons and triathlons or can be kept for emergency situations.
There is nothing like being able to get a tasty hot meal while you are enjoying the great outdoors and these delicious meals are freeze dried to keep them fresh, nutritious and lightweight making them ideal for throwing in your pack to take with you.
Expedition Foods has been around since the mid 90's and has been providing top quality freeze-dried meals to internationally acclaimed explorers, rowers, sailors, endurance athletes and mountaineers as well as campers, scouts, fire crews, military personnel and rescue service teams so whatever your need, always make sure you have a few packs of Expedition Foods at the ready!
- Extreme energy serving for one or a regular meal for two (1000+ kcal per meal)
- Chicken pieces with rice in a lightly spicy tikka curry masala sauce
- INGREDIENTS: Vegetables (30%) (Onions, Lentils, Swede, Carrots), Potatoes (32%), Minced Beef (9%), Rapeseed Oil, Chicken Stock, Tomato Puree, Cornflour, Sugar, Mixed Herbs (Parsley, Chives), Colour (Ammonia Caramel), White Pepper, Salt.
- PREPARATION: REMOVE THE OXYGEN ABSORBER* (Sachet) from inside the pouch. Slowly add up to 520ml hot water, stirring as you pour and then close the bag. Wait 5-8 minutes for the food to rehydrate.
- NOTE: Cold water will suffice in an emergency, however the re-hydration time is much longer.
- Product Weight: 184 grams
- Type: Beef
- Serving Size: 1 or 2
- Calories (per serving): 4171 kJ / 1001 kcal
- Total Fat per serving: 64.9g
- Saturated Fat per serving: 9.7g
- Protein per serving: 25.2g
- Sodium per serving: 0.27g
- Total Carbohydrates per serving: 77.4g
- Dietary Fiber per serving: 6.44g
- Sugars per serving: 21.9g
- Other Allergens: None
- Gluten Free: Yes
- Dairy Free: Yes
- The oxygen absorber helps maintain product freshness and is non toxic.
- Expedition Foods meals have a long shelf life of up to 5 years.
- Expedition Foods Beef & Potato Hotpot - 1000kcal
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Freeze-drying is the most successful method of food preservation.
Microrganisms like bacteria feed on matter leading to decomposition, and can also release chemicals that can cause food to taste bad.
Like all life, bacteria need water to survive. Freeze-drying removes the most water of any preservation method. Up to 98% of water is removed during the process, which is called lyophilization. To find out more about this process, read this post.
The other factor in the decomposition of food is the reaction of oxygen with enzymes in it. Lyophilization utilizes a vacuum and the finished product is also vacuum packed, so the risk of spoilage through exposure to oxygen is removed.
Canning, normal freezing and dehydrating do not remove anywhere near the amount of water or oxygen as freeze drying, and therefore the period of preservation is much shorter.
Freeze-drying significantly reduces the weight of food.
Water accounts for a large percentage of any food's weight. Fruit, for example can be over 90% water.
As lyophilization removes about 98% of a food's water content, you can reduce the weight of that food sometimes by as much as 90%.
For people having to carry their own food for days or months at a time during expeditions or endurance races, this is a huge benefit.
Freeze-drying retains the nutritional value of the fresh product, as well as its fresh flavour and colour.
Dehydrating and canning involves the heating of food to temperatures which can impare its nutritional value. The taste can also be affected and heat can denature and break food fibres changing the texture.
Freeze-drying is akin to keeping the food in a state of suspended animation, and so once rehydrated the food is as fresh and nutritious as it was the moment it was frozen.
Freeze-dried foods can be stored for the longest time.
Freeze-dried food can be stored at a wide range of temperatures without the food or packaging being affected, and the food remains fresh for many years.
So, in summary, freeze drying combines the convenience of canned and dehyrdated food with the freshness of frozen food. But there are also the additional benefits of having much greater longevity and being a fraction of the weight.
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