Mountain House Vegetable Stew with Beef 10 Can lets you enjoy hearty homestyle stew with a medley of garden vegetables and beef. Makes eight and half 1-cup servings. Mountain House freeze-dried foods are packed in airtight Nitrogen Packed 10 cans. Up to 98% of the residual oxygen has been removed. Their unique canning process uses both vacuum oxygen removal and nitrogen flushing. Backpackers consistently rate Mountain House 1 year after year as the best tasting foods and ease of preparation. Mountain House freeze dried foods taste superior to competitive products because they actually start with fresh or frozen foods then cook and prepare them and finally freeze-dry them. All the goodness flavor and taste are locked in just as if you had hand-made them yourself. Mountain House freeze dried foods are easy to prepare just add hot water wait 10 minutes and eat! If a heat source is not available room temperature or cold water can be used too. Because no cooking is needed these foods require much less water and fuel than most fresh frozen or dehydrated foods.