Friday, February 5, 2016

Storing Food in Buckets & Cans


Ever wonder how much food you can store in a 5 gallon bucket or #10 can? Check out this awesome chart created by Food Storage Made Easy to help you decide exactly how many you'll need.

Food Item#10 Can5 Gallon Bucket
Wheat5 pounds37 pounds
White Flour4.5 pounds33 pounds
Cornmeal4.3 pounds33 pounds
Popcorn5 pounds37 pounds
Rolled Oats2.5 pounds20 pounds
White Rice5.3 pounds36 pounds
SpaghettiN/A30 pounds
Macaroni3.1 pounds21 pounds
Dried Beans5.6 pounds35 pounds
Lima Beans5.4 pounds35 pounds
Soy Beans5 pounds33 pounds
Split Peas5 pounds33 pounds
Lentils5.5 pounds35 pounds
White Sugar5.7 pounds35 pounds
Brown Sugar4.42 pounds33 pounds
Powdered Milk3 pounds29 pounds
Powdered Eggs2.6 pounds20 pounds

- Angalee

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