Augason Farms

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Augason Farms is widely considered to be a leader in the emergency food industry. The company provides products designed for convenience, quality and taste.

Phil Augason founded Augason Farms more than 40 years ago as a means to provide emergency food storage options to the public. Today, Augason Farms is a family-owned and operatedcompany that continues to function for the purpose of providing inexpensive, yet nutritious, long-term emergency food storage choices. The company strives to serve as your one-stop source to fulfill all your family's emergency food needs.

Furthermore, the company manufactures a wide variety of options designed to withstand the test of time, guaranteeing shelf lives of up to 25 years. Additionally, the company has a large variety of food options to choose from, as there are more than 400 nutritious food options available. 

Grandfolk Scoring
Customer service 9/10
Food category 10/10
Shipping charges 8/10
Tracking 10/10
Samples 10/10
Nutrition facts 10/10
Shipping time 10/10
Warranty 8/10
Ease 10/10
Cancellation 9/10
Cost 8/10
Customer service
What hours can I contact customer service?
8:30 AM-5 PM MST, Mon-Fri
Food category
What foods are available?
Dairy, meats and proteins, grains, fruits and vegetables, and more
Shipping charges
What is the cost for shipment?
Shipping is $9.99. Free shipping is provided on orders over $200
Will tracking be provided for each order?
Yes, you will receive an email that includes tracking details
Are samples of products available?
Yes, samples for select products are available
Nutrition facts
Are nutritional facts available?
Yes, available on the website
Shipping time
How long does shipping take?
Standard shipping can take 6-9 business days
How easy to return or replace?
Returns are accepted within 10 days of receipt
How easy to use?
Very easy; order online or by phone
Cost or difficulty to cancel?
Call the company to cancel an order
Fee for service
Depends on your order
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50-64 Years
65-74 Years
75-84 Years

It is wise for everyone to have an emergency preparation plan and food options in place. However,seniors may have specialized needs or limited physical mobility, which make them more vulnerable to being inconvenienced during a natural disaster. Fortunately, Augason Farms is there to provide emergency food for allseniors’needs. The already-large selection of meals and kitshas been expanded to allow you the option of traditional meals, snacks, vegetarian meals, gluten-free meals and desserts.

In addition to meal options and individual ingredients, Augason Farms has a wide variety of kits and variety packs, which allow you to customize your preparedness kit to suit your individual or specialty diet. 

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It’s not uncommon for seniors to have chronic and debilitating diseases that may make it difficult for them to sustain themselvesduring an emergency. Augason Farms has emergency foods available to ensure you are able to manage your chronic disease in the face of an emergency. The company provides not only emergency foods, but also emergency gear and kits, to ensure your confidencewhen faced with a disaster. The variety of foods, kits and gear can not only increase your confidence, but alsogive you peace of mind in knowing that you are prepared with the highest quality foods and gear available. 

Augason Farms boasts that its collection of emergency food storage products is a notch above the rest.Augason Farm also provides an extraordinary selection for gluten-free and vegetarian options.


  • In addition to its meal options and individual ingredients, Augason Farms also has an array of food kits and variety pack options.
  • Augason Farms provides samples that allow you to taste different foods before you invest.
  • On the website, each product includes a link that allows you to view the nutritional facts and ingredients.
  • The shelf life varies from product to product, however, on average, most products have a shelf life of up to 30 years.
  • If you have questions or encounter problems while ordering online, feel free to contact customer service. Representatives are available to assist and help you troubleshoot the problem.
  • If you need immediate support while on the website, you have the option to contact a representative through the company's social media pages, by phone, or by filling out an online contact form.
  • Augason Farms offers a wide range of survival and emergency food kits.
  • Customers can purchase E-gift cards from the website. E-gift cards can be sent to family and loved ones to allow them to purchase Augason Farms products.
  • Augason Farms offers a variety of gluten-free and vegetarian items that carry a shelf life of up to 30 years.


  • Augason Farms currently ships only to locations within the contiguous United States. 
  • Some consumer reviews have expressed disappointment in food storage claims of “30 years.” These customers explain that only certain foods lasted up to 20 or 30 years, and not each product purchased, as they were led to believe. 
  • Some customers have complained that they felt scammed due to the quality and taste of some products received. They stated that the taste and quality was not “as expected.”

Bottom Line:

Augason Farms is one of the most reputable emergency preparedness companies in the United States. Originally founded as a family-owned company, the company has evolved and today has nearly 50 years of experience in providing emergency foods and products. The company was founded with the purpose of providing inexpensive yet quality food storage solutions to the public. Augason Farms strives to be your one-source stop for all of your emergency food needs.The company has grown to become one of the leading food readiness providers, offering consumers a wide array of food storage and emergency food options.

Augason Farms boasts of the quality of its modern manufacturing facility. The facility has earned many certifications, to include, USDA, FDA, SQF, and Gluten Free. These certifications ensure thatAugason Farms is a company that can be trusted to use only the highest of quality ingredients and produce above-average quality products.

Augason Farms offers a variety of delicious foods that are perfect for daily or emergency use. Their selection offers an ample variety of nutrient-packed options that can be customized to suit your specific needs. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

What foods are available?

Augason Farms provides a large selection of quality food, perfect for emergency use or storage. The company provides a wide selection of baking mixes, freeze-dried fruits and vegetables, meats, cereals & grains, eggs & dairy, and a selection of gluten free products.

What is the ordering process?

Orders can be placed either online or by phone. Credit and debit card payments are accepted. If you have any problems with your order, call customer service for assistance. 

If there is an emergency, is there a faster shipping option available?

Orders are carefully packaged and shipped in the most efficient way. Unfortunately, priority and overnight shipping options are not available. Standard shipping ensures you will receive your order within 6-9 days. 

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Overview:Augason Farms provides a large selection of delicious emergency food that has ashelf life of up to 30 years.The company’s selection includes a variety of nutrient-packed meals and tasty menu options.

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Accreditations: Augason Farms does not have an accredited business profile with the Better Business Bureau; however, the company maintains a B+ rating.  

Company Details:Founded more than 40 years ago by Phil Augason, Augason Farms provide customers with a large variety of emergency food and emergency preparedness supplies. Currently, the company carries a large selection of food products with an advertised shelf life of up to 30 years. The company reports an annual revenue of $5-10 million. 


Augason Farms
1911 S 3850 W
Salt Lake City, Ut 84101
Tel: 800-878-0099

T. Mashae Pearson - Senior Advisor

Shae is senior researcher with Grandfolk® providing in-depth product and service reviews to empower senior buying decisions.