Food Storage Calculator

Use this calculator to determine the minimum requirements for your family.

Food Storage your family will need (1 person for 1 year):
Grains

  • Wheat: 150 Pounds
  • Flour: 25 Pounds
  • Corn meal: 25 Pounds
  • Oats: 25 Pounds
  • Rice: 50 Pounds
  • Pasta: 25 Pounds

Fats and Oils

  • Shortening: 4 Pounds
  • Vegetable Oil: 2 Gallons
  • Mayonnaise: 2 Quarts
  • Salad Dressing: 1 Quart
  • Peanut Butter: 4 Pounds

Legumes

  • Beans, dry: 30 Pounds
  • Lima Beans: 5 Pounds
  • Soy Beans: 10 Pounds
  • Split Peas: 5 Pounds
  • Lentils: 5 Pounds
  • Dry Soup Mix: 5 Pounds

Sugars

  • Honey: 3 Pounds
  • Sugar: 40 Pounds
  • Brown Sugar: 3 Pounds
  • Molasses: 1 Pound
  • Corn Syrup: 3 Pounds
  • Jams: 3 Pounds
  • Fruit Drink Powder: 6 Pounds
  • Flavored Gelatin: 1 Pound

Milk

  • Dry Milk (non-instant): 60 Pounds
  • Evaporated Milk: 12 Cans
  • Other Milk Products: 13 Pounds

Cooking Essentials

  • Baking Powder: 1 Pound
  • Baking Soda: 1 Pound
  • Yeast: .5 Pounds
  • Salt: 5 Pounds
  • Vinegar: .5 Gallons

Water

  • Water: 1 Gallon Per Day
  • Bleach: 1 Gallon per person every 2 weeks

Source: Food Storage Calculator

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