Product Type: Fortified for emergency/disaster, ready-to-eat snack food, soup
Compressed Food is part of a military food rations during operation and civilian missions. It is a ready-to eat cereal-legume based nutritious food with milk, vegetable fat and sugar. The product is one of the best form of product in times of disaster or calamity because it is light, compact, convenient to handle and store and easy to distribute. It can be prepared into porridge by just adding hot water. A 30 g portion of this product will provide 16% and 8% of the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for protein and energy respectively for 4-6 year old children.
The target market for this kind of product are the government and non-government institutions involved in food assistance programs during disaster or emergency situations. These institutions are in constant search for good quality and affordable emergency foods. This product can also be marketed in supermarket shelves as convenience foods.
The products should be stored in a cool dry place free from insects and rodents and away from strong light and direct sunlight.