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​Are ALL Mylar bags safe?

Posted by Ola Griffin on Dec 7th 2022

Not all Mylar bags are created equal. It is important to know that your food is stored safely for the long-term, but it is just as important to know that it is stored in quality food-safe Mylar … read more

The Importance of Food Storage

Posted by Ola Griffin on Dec 2nd 2022

It can often feel overwhelming when you first get started creating a food storage supply for your family. Customers often tell me that they bought food and never did anything with it; then they … read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Amazon's Ban on Mylar Bags

Posted by PackFreshUSA on Jul 23rd 2022

We have been receiving an increase number of concern regarding Amazon's upcoming Mylar bags policy Due to regulatory requirements, all Mylar bags that are not clear or single-colored … read more

DIY MRE's

Posted by PackFreshUSA on Oct 26th 2018

Creating your own MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) Creating your own Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) is simple and more affordable than buying your regular bland-MRE's at your local military surplus or su … read more

Myths & Misconceptions: Oxygen Absorbers & Mylar Bags

Posted by PackFreshUSA on Nov 16th 2017

There are quite a few misunderstood concepts about oxygen absorbers and Mylar bags because they were intended to be used commercially for product packaging under the guidance of a food techno … read more

Heat Sealing Mylar Bags

Posted by PackFreshUSA on Mar 22nd 2017

Mylar bags are very beneficial when it comes to long term food storage. They can preserve food for over a century if done correctly. Although, the process of using Mylar bags for long term food … read more