About Backpackers Pantry
By manufacturing gourmet backpacking food, Backpacker’s Pantry is brining
energy and delicious choices to the world of outdoor eating. As a company full
of outdoor enthusiasts, the people at Backpacker’s Pantry participate
in a wide range of activities, so they understand the necessity for eating well
while keeping things lightweight. They are dedicated to producing dishes that
not only satiate your hunger, but also meet your nutritional needs. With a customer
base made up of loyal hikers, bikers, kayakers and climbers, Backpacker’s
Pantry designs their meals to fuel all types of adventures. With minimal preparation
to get your vitamins, proteins and carbs, you will be hard pressed to find a
better provider of perfect food for enjoying the outdoors.
Ann Benedict founded the company in 1951 with a goal of providing Girl Scouts
with nutritious, lightweight food for their hikes. After 20 years of success,
the Smith family bought the brand and still owns it to this day as they call
Boulder, CO their base of operations.
Backpacker’s Pantry uses organic and all-natural spice blends to concoct
their dehydrated and freeze-dried products. The company dedicates themselves
to seeking out only the highest quality ingredients from all over the United
States. Most meals have a shelf life of 3+ years and include absolutely no MSG.
Since Backpacker’s Pantry is not only committed to exploring the world,
but also preserving the environment, they send a portion of each sale to an
organization focused on conservation of the planet. This brand sponsors all
kinds of different adventures and causes, from groups raising money for Breast
Cancer research by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, to individuals tackling the
rugged mountains of Kyrgyzstan for the sake of discovery and adrenaline.
Coming in a plethora of options, Backpacker’s Pantry camp food is simple
to prepare, won’t weigh your pack down, and tastes divine. Backpacker’s
Pantry SW Smoked Salmon Pasta only needs some boiling water and 10 minutes,
and you have got yourself two servings of reenergizing, tasty nutrients. Another
favorite is the hearty Mashed Potatoes and Gravy with Beef for you and a friend.
This gourmet spread is the perfect way to recoup after a long trek in unfriendly
conditions. No matter which packages you choose, you will be left astonished
at how good Backpacker’s Pantry camp food tastes, and all the benefits
it delivers to your body.
Providing the outdoor community with delectable options for the trail is an
obsession for Backpacker’s Pantry. Their desire to see others succeed
and enjoy themselves while immersed in Mother Nature drives them to keep exploring
new ways to get you the food you need in a delicious, healthy and pack-friendly
form. It’s pretty much a win-win situation as they fuel your passions
and your experiences inspire them.