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This Is the Food You Need to Survive the Apocalypse

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Social Content Producer
Updated: 16 March 2018

The world has become a scary place. Unstable global politics, weird weather and an increasingly unpredictable future means that more people are preparing for worst-case scenarios than ever before.

From keeping a few bottled waters handy to going full-on nuclear bunker, it’s always better to be ready in case the worst happens.

If you don’t feel like assembling your own grab bag in the event of a zombie attack, a fast-spreading killer virus or an alien invasion, Costco has your back. The bargain bulk-buy superstore is selling a one-year supply of food that has a shelf life of up to 30 years.

Canned food keeps well

Canned food keeps well | © King of Hearts / WikiCommons

The Nutristore One-year Premium Food Kit contains 36,000 servings of food and costs £4,330 ($5,999), which works out at £0.12 ($0.17) per portion.

Each meal has 2,000 calories and includes everything you need to stay healthy, from vegetables to protein and dairy.

Costco said: ‘Enjoy the comfort in knowing you have the essential foods your family will need to survive an emergency or natural disaster!’

The kit is ‘packaged discreetly for privacy in shipping’, in case you’re worried that your neighbours will suspect you know something they don’t.

If you’re on a budget, the store also sell a non-premium year’s supply of food for £2,736 ($3,799.99) and 14,040 packets of foods in metallic pouches stored in airtight plastic buckets for £2,592 ($3,599.99). So you never need to worry about going hungry again.

See you on the other side of the killer bee attack/asteroid collision/shark infestation.