Tag Archives: Sam Andy

30 Year Old Powdered Milk

Yesterday, I was given a can of powdered milk that was produced by Sam Andy about 30 years ago. Being interested in long-term storage foods, I had to open it and do a taste test. Now, Sam Andy is a company that’s been around for a long time. I first encountered them in the late 1960’s. Since then, they seem to come and go.

The can I was given had no damage and appeared to be in good condition. It was labeled United Commodities International with the words Sam Andy underneath. When I went to open the can, I noticed it was made of a much heavier gauge metal than I currently encounter.…

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Miscellaneous Things

Today I am putting up the post after returning from the garage sales.  Not to bad a day I found a small electric square food dehydrator, a hand crank sausage stuffer and grinder, a pair of forceps and some canning jars for a total of $9.25.  Not bad.  Now I don’t need the dehydrator but I have friends who do, so this will be passed along.

One of the advantages of having prepped for as long as I have, is that you have friends and family who have also been involved for many years.  This last week a friend gave me a case of old San Andy whole wheat flour to check. …

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