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Manufacturing Isn't Dead

I'm hit with a deluge of questions when I discuss how Bushka meals are made. Many people are surprised when I explain that our freeze dried meals are actually made in house - by us - from A to Z. Meaning, we source our ingredients from both farmers and local distributors; we scratch cook all the ingredients into meals; we own our equipment and freeze dry the food in our commercial kitchen; and finally, we hand fill each pouch to make the individual meals. I'm not going to lie... it's a lot of steps (and a lot of permits!)

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Gourmet Freeze Dried Food

Bushka's Kitchen Launches Line of Gourmet Freeze Dried Meals

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los coyotes freeze-dried race meals for ragnar

See you at Ragnar Los Coyotes Nov 8-10!

Get ready, Ragnarians! Bushka's Kitchen will have a 10x10 tent selling our ready to eat, freeze-dried meals to help YOU stay energized, stay focused, and have the best time ever! Our team will be down there November 8th through 10th, so stop by to say hi, stock up on some extra fuel, and enter a post race giveaway! 

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What Is Freeze-Dried Food?

Are you curious about the freeze-drying process and what exactly freeze-dried food is? We explore the lyophilization process (aka freeze-drying) and answer commonly asked questions about Bushka meals.

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freeze-dried food for adventure racing

Bushka's Kitchen Partners with Rootstock Racing for Ultra Adventure Race Stockville

Okay adventure junkies, I've got a sweet deal to tell you about! Bushka's Kitchen has recently partnered with Rootstock Racing on their Stockville event to offer all competitors a healthy discount on freeze-dried food to keep them powered during this 2 day adventure race! Select from breakfast and dinner options!

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Bushka's Kitchen Product Reviews in Out There Outdoors

Bushka's Kitchen Featured in September Edition of 'Out There Outdoors'!

Fall ushers in a big push to spreading the news about our utterly delicious freeze-dried meals. But don't just believe my word that Bushka meals are drool worthy. We've been featured in the September issue of Out There Outdoors, and I think the product reviews are a testament to our obsession with quality and taste.

The review focuses on two of our products: the Unstuffed Italian Pepper and the Pork Harvest Bowl.

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Emma Massick Backpacking John Muir Trail Freeze-Dried Food

Emma Massick & Backpacking the John Muir Trail

My name is Emma Massick, but on the trails I go by Pepper. I put pepper on everything! I even filled both sides of my backpacking salt/pepper shaker with pepper because I felt like it was more important to me than salt!
I am about to embark on a 3 week solo backpacking trip along the John Muir Trail. Follow my journey!

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3 Tips for Traveling on an Airline with Freeze-Dried Food

Freeze-Dried Food is a convenient and easy alternative to airport food. Read more to discover our 3 tips for traveling with freeze-dried food in your carry-on!

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Introducing Summer Hess, Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Introducing Summer Hess, Our Newest Brand Ambassador!

Please welcome Summer Hess, our first Brand Ambassador! As a busy professional and an on-the-go adventurer, she is always seeking out healthy, convenient snacks and meals for camping, road trips, and busy days. Bushka meals is the perfect solution to reconciling nutritious food values with a fast-paced lifestyle.

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