One of the most popular packages and the best value. Includes 524 lb of food stored in 25, five gallon buckets. Up to a 30 year shelf life or more under optimum storage conditions. The natural high-quality raw ingredients, free of additives and spices, allows for a longer shelf life compared to freeze dried pre-prepared meals. Zero mintenance requrired; store it and forget about it. No refrigeration needed; for best results, store in a cool, dark and dry place. Provides peace of mind during pandemics. storm damage, civil unrest and other emergencies. Includes 400 lb of grain and potatoes (160 lb rice, 75 lb rolled oats, 64 lb spaghetti noodles, 75 lb elbow pasta, 26 lb instant potatoes), 60lb legumes (8 lb pinto beans, 4 lb black eyed peas, 4 lb great northern beans, 4 lb small red beans, 4 lb baby limas, 4 lb lintels, 8 lb green split peas, 4 lb navy beans, 4 lb chick peas, 4 lb cranberry beans, 4 lb kidney beans), and 64 lb other ( 8lb salt, 40 lb sugar, 16 lb instant dry milk) for a total of 524 lb of food.