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List of the best survival foods, as ranked by doomsday preppers and food lovers. A catastrophic emergency can happen at any time. Whether it’s a massive earthquake, floods, or riots, it’s important to be prepared with a kit full of everything you need to survive. Of course you’ll need lots of pure bottled water, first aid kits, and other emergency supplies,but it’s extremely vital that you always have enough of the right food stocked in your survival kit. The best survival foods are either non-perishable, such as canned fruits and vegetables, or foods that are easily stored in cool, dry places. Since you can’t guarantee that in an emergency you’ll have electricity, it’s no use to have refrigerated foods in your survival kit.

When creating a survival kit full of food, you need to make sure you have a few weeks of non-perishable food at the very least. The best foods to add to your collection are canned foods, including canned meat, long lasting foods like peanut butter, and staples that can ensure you and your family get the right amount of nutrients like beans and rice.

What are the best survival foods? This list features the top food products you should keep in high supply in your safe survival kit area. If you know of any essential foods for an emergency that aren't on this list of must have foods for survival list, make sure to add them.

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155 18
Jerky is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Survival Foods

2
167 21
Peanut butter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Survival Foods

3
134 17
Honey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Survival Foods

4
137 19
Protein Bars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Survival Foods

5
124 22
Rice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Survival Foods

6
117 22
Soup is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Survival Foods

7
111 23
Almond is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Survival Foods

8
104 20
Light Tuna Canned In Water is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Survival Foods

9
112 28
Salt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Survival Foods

10
75 17
Peanut is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Survival Foods

11
92 27
Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Survival Foods

12
86 24
Pasta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Survival Foods

13
74 19
Oat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Survival Foods

14
73 19
Dried Apple is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Survival Foods

15
84 26
Coffee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Survival Foods

16
73 22
Canned Peach is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Survival Foods
Canned Peach

17
81 28
Ramen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Survival Foods

18
67 20
Dried Banana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Survival Foods
Dried Banana

19
75 30
Hard candy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Survival Foods

20
66 24
Corn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Survival Foods

21
65 25
Wheat is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Survival Foods

22
69 30
Dried Milk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Survival Foods
Dried Milk

23
58 25
Flour is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Survival Foods

24
61 28
Canned Salmon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Survival Foods
Canned Salmon

25
61 28
Walnut is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Survival Foods

26
57 28
Beef is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Survival Foods

27
60 31
Pinto Bean is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Survival Foods

28
62 35
Lentil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Survival Foods

29
62 37
Spam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Survival Foods

30
46 25
Green bean is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Survival Foods

31
48 27
Kidney Bean is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Survival Foods

32
49 31
Coconut oil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Survival Foods

33
42 26
Pea is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Survival Foods

34
46 31
Cornmeal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Survival Foods

35
41 31
Garbanzo Bean is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Survival Foods

36
35 39
Sardines in oil, tinned is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Survival Foods

37
33 43
Canned pumpkin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Survival Foods

38
10 17
Twinkie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Survival Foods
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39
24 38
Edamame is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Survival Foods

40
24 38
Black turtle bean is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Survival Foods

41
22 39
Lima Bean is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Survival Foods

42
23 41
Seaweed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Survival Foods

43
22 40
Kale is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Survival Foods

44
23 44
Alfalfa Seed is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Survival Foods