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Top 5 Campers Pantry Freeze Dried Meals

Top 5

Australian Hiker turns two years old!

We have been eating Campers Pantry meals on our hikes ever since they came on to the market and now use their products extensively. To help us celebrate our second birthday Campers Pantry has generously provided two prize packs to give away. Read on to find out more about how to win!

What’s in the Prize Packs

There are two prize packs available to win (Australian residents only). Each pack consists of the following:

  • 1 x Tuna Salsa
  • 1 x Cauliflower Dahl
  • 1 x Tuna Spread
  • 1 x Tuna Beans
  • 1 x Tuna Mornay
  • 1 x Spagetti Bolognese
  • 1 x Moroccan Pork
  • 1 x Beans
  • 1 x Rice

Retail value of each prize pack is $124.55

Campers Pantry Prize Pack 1

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COMPETITION FOR PRIZE PACK #1 HAS NOW CLOSED. Prize pack #2 is still up for grabs.

Campers Pantry Prize Pack 2

To be in the running to win the second prize pack, be an Australian Hiker newsletter subscriber on 30 November 2018.  (Australian residents only)

  • To Subscribe either sign up at the bottom of this page or go to our facebook page and click the sign up button
  • A winner will be chosen at random from the list of subscribers at 6:00pm on 30 November
  • The winner will be advised by email on 1 December 2018
  • To claim your prize all you need to do is acknowledge the email and provide an Australian postal address by 10 December 2018
  • We will mail the prize pack out to you

Top 5 Campers Pantry Freeze Dried Meals

Campers Pantry is the newest entrant into the Australian freeze dried meal market that was already well catered for by both Back Country Cuisine and Outdoor Gourmet. Instead of just replicating the exisiting meal choices Campers Pantry has been very smart in introducing different meal options and in also producing larger size single serve meals, that with one exception, weigh in at 110 grams. The single serve size is currently the only sizing they offer. This is about 20% bigger than the single serve Back Country Cuisine meals and while this doesn’t sound like much it will suit the large eaters out there who don’t necessarily want to go for a twin serve meal option. For me this means that on multi week hikes I can step up my food intake rather than having to jump from a single serve meal to twin serve meal in one go.

Currently Campers Pantry produce ten main meal options which also include two vegetarian choices. Usually I like my meat but with Campers Pantry I am a fan of both their vegetarian options which is why both made my top 5.

Please note I have a love of spicy food and a good curry for me is one that makes my head sweat. I also dislike flavour enhancers and emulsifiers that are present in some meals. Some of the Campers Pantry meals do have flavour enhancers but as someone who is sensitive to them it was hard to pick. While I realise everyone’s taste buds are different I think you will enjoy the meals we have selected.

The following are my top 5 meal choices from the Campers Pantry Meal range listed in order:

1. Campers Pantry Spagetti Bolognese

My favourite meal from Campers Pantry and the best freeze dried spaghetti on the market at the moment. This meal will very firmly sit in my long distance hiking rotation.

Score 8.8/10

For the full review go to this link

1. Cauliflower and Pea Dahl

My equal favourite meal from Campers Pantry and one with a bit of spice kick which I love. This meal will very firmly sit in my long distance hiking rotation.

Score 8.8/10

For the full review go to this link

3. Campers Pantry Balti Vegetable Curry

Surprise surprise there’s a vegetarian meal in my top 5 and for me this says a lot. While I usually prefer my curries spicier I really enjoyed this meal even though it is smaller in size than the other meals on offer from Campers Pantry.

Score 8.6/10

For the full review go to this link

4. Campers Pantry Tuna Mornay

Fish based freeze dried meals are a bit thin on the ground at the moment but this option was well worth eating and that’s coming from someone who usually only eats whole fish rather than fish meals.

Score 8.3/10

For the full review go to this link

5. Campers Pantry Lamb Casserole

This meal is a bit addictive and while the first few mouthfuls didn’t convince me by the end I was looking for more and feeling warm and happy.

Score 8.2/10

For the full review go to this link

5. Campers Pantry Vegetarian Pasta

I was pretty happy with this third vegetarian offering from Campers Pantry and I’m usually not a fan of pasta and vegetable dishes.

Score 8.2/10

For the full review go to this link

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