Camp Food

Dehydrated food makes perfect sense for hikers, campers, trekkers, mountaineers, kayakers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you are backpacking overland or simply camping with family and friends, dehydrated meals can provide fast, convenient dining and satisfaction all-round. Check out the Anaconda selection of delicious dehydrated camp food, and stock up before your next adventure.

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What is included in the Anaconda Camp Food range?

For starters, all Anaconda dehydrated food products are specially prepared for hikers and campers by leading manufacturers. These nutritionally balanced meals and snacks have a long shelf life and are easy to rehydrate using hot water, cold water and other innovative heating and cooking methods.
Our huge Back Country range of dehydrated meals will satisfy anyone. These complete meals represent the best cuisines and dishes from around the world, with plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available also. They are lightweight, without unwanted water content, with plenty of dehydrated vegetables, casseroles and crispy meat to tantalise the taste buds. Back Country meals can be heated even in areas subject to fire restrictions by using a Back Country Flameless Heater Pack.
For a quick and sustaining energy burst, it's hard to go past a Cliff Bar, packed with the right performance nutrition for hikers and trekkers. Solo hikers need to carry their own food and emergency supplies, such as fruit leather, beef jerky and other dehydrated food with little moisture content to weigh you down. A great option is a Choc Brownie Protein Ball from Health Lab, while camping kids just love Natural Confectionery Co. treats.


How Is Dehydrated Food Made?

Dehydrated meals are prepared with ingredients processed in a food dehydrator. Large quantities of fruits, nuts or vegetables can be placed on dehydrator trays where moisture content is then slowly removed. A Food dehydrator can extract moisture from a wide range of foodstuffs without removing essential minerals and vitamins.


The drying process and drying times vary between ingredients that can include dried fruit, blueberries, dehydrated vegetables, mashed potatoes, risotto, apricots and even broccoli. Anaconda dehydrated meals are securely packed or vacuum sealed and ready to be enjoyed. While other campers head to the expensive grocery store, you can conveniently rehydrate your dehydrated meals, veggies, risotto, casseroles or other dehydrated food, then sit back and enjoy the serenity.


What type of meals are included in the Camp Food range?

The camp food range at Anaconda covers all main meal times, along with treats and snacks. Camping is meant to be fun for most of us, not a test of survival skills, and dehydrated meals and other dehydrated food will dramatically improve your staying power between meals.


The Back Country dehydrated meals choices at Anaconda include honey soy chicken, spaghetti bolognaise, carbonara, cooked breakfast, apple pie and a whole lot more. The dehydrated meals are seasoned and spiced ready to be enjoyed, and are the smart food storage solution for hikers and campers.


What is the Flameless Heater Pack in the Camp Food range?

The flameless heater pack will allow you to enjoy a hot meal without the hassle of burners or billies. You simply place your favourite Back Country Cuisine meal pouch, prepared with cold water, between the inner bags of the heater pack. You add 50ml of water to the heater pack to activate the heating process, fold down and secure top with clip provided, sit back and relax for about 20 minutes and then enjoy a piping hot meal. Heats two single serves or one double serve Back Country Cuisine meal pouch. Can be used in total fire ban areas where exposed flame of any kind can pose risk. Bushfire safe, and only requires water, and a spoon!


How can I make sure my Camp Food stays hot?

In the Camp Food range you'll find a handy thermal pouch. The thermal pouch is the perfect winter hiking companion to keep your Back Country meals piping hot. Place your meal pouch, prepared with hot water, inside thermal Pouch to ensure you retain maximum heat during the rehydration process, with the heat continuing through to your very last bite. The thermal pouch comes with a Sea to Summit Alphalight long handled spoon. Just sit back and enjoy your hot meal, no matter what the outside temperature.


Does Anaconda stock any other food products?

Yes, you can check out the Cycling Nutrition range for a number of energy bars, cookies and drinks that are ideal for cycling trips but can also be perfect companions when trekking, walking, or hiking. Small bags of sweets, for a quick sugar boost during your journey, are also included.

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