Aug 15 2008
The ReadyStore is forecasting an increase of 30% on September 1st, 2008 for #10 cans of Mountain House freeze dried food. The notice on their website says this is a mandatory increase for all retailers so it sounds like all will be affected.
Previously Nitro-Pak, forecasted 15% increase in Mountain House #10 cans on August 1st. Prices did go up, but for food reserves which have a mix of other food the observed increase was about 7-8%.
Nitro-Pak has stated a further increase of 5% would occur on September 1st.
Some of the increase can be attributed to higher food costs, but I wonder if the heightened demand caused by survivalists buying on speculation of nearness of the economic collapse they predict has played a major role.Freeze Dried Food,Mountain House,nitro-pak,The ReadyStore