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Wise Company has evolved to become one of the fastest-growing emergency preparedness companies in the industry. 

Wise Company focuses primarily on providing emergency, long-term, dehydrated food and food storage options. Since its foundation in 2008, Wise Company has strived to offer long-term, yet healthy, food that can be prepared in minutes simply by adding a bit of water. Its freeze-dried and dehydrated entrees are pre-prepared and convenient for emergency and disaster situations. 

Though there are many similar companies on the market, Wise Company is affordable, the food is delicious and the meals are designed to last for years to come. Its selection of foods ranges from freeze-dried vegetables to meats and gluten-free entrees. Additionally, Wise Company offers a wide range of dependable and easy-to-make foods that will be sure to prepare you for any possible emergency.

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 6/10
Warranty 10/10
Ease 9/10
Cancellation 9/10
Cost 8/10
Customer service
What hours can I contact customer service?
8 AM-5 PM MST, Mon-Fri
Food category
What foods are available?
Freeze-dried meats, vegetables, dried fruits, dairy and more
Shipping charges
What is the cost for shipment?
Shipping varies and is based on weight
Will tracking be provided for each order?
Customers will receive an automated email with delivery times
Are samples of products available?
Yes, samples can be requested online
Nutrition facts
Are nutritional facts available?
Nutritional information can be found on each product page
Shipping time
How long does shipping take?
Usually 10-14 business days, but possibly up to 28 days
How easy to return or replace?
You may return any merchandise within 90 days of purchase
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

Wise Company was established to help provide a reliable source of emergency and long-term food options.The company understands that being prepared in the face of an emergency is crucial, therefore, it goes over and beyond to ensure your online shopping experience is enjoyable. The website’s platform is simplified and easy to navigate. Storage products and essential food items are easy to compare on the site, as the company has a large selection to choose from. 

With an abundance of items to choose from, coupled with a user-friendly site, Wise Company has grown in popularity within the preparedness community, and it has its consideration and innovative online presence to thank for it. 

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In the unfortunate event of a disaster, rescue workers will always do their best to arrive promptly. However, there may be times when weather or other obstacles may prevent a swift recovery effort. The key to survival is to prepare in advance for a sudden emergency. Fortunately, Wise Company provides the resources to do so. 

The company carries a large variety of emergency survival tools and goods, which are ideal to include in emergency kits. Its selection ranges from heat and fuel sources to a variety of water filtration systems.The company carries everything one might need to successfully prepare an emergency kit of any kind.


  • Customer service is knowledgeable and quick to respond via email and the live chat feature on its website.
  • When compared to its competitors, Wise Company is found to be 15-20% cheaper.
  • The company usually has multiple deals each week. A common deal offered is free shipping.
  • The Wise Company website is very user-friendly and easy to navigate. 
  • The company has an entire section on the website dedicated exclusively to customers who are on a gluten-free diet.
  • Wise Company ships to customers all over the world. Shipping costs depend on location. 
  • The company offers an impressive range of food kits, and various supplies and tools for emergencies.
  • Its food inventory includes a selection of freeze-dried and dehydrated foods, guaranteed to last up to 25 years or even longer.
  • Once an order is placed, customers will receive an automated email regarding the order and delivery times.


  • Some customers complain that Wise Company advertises its products by serving count, as opposed to calories per day, which is a much more informative and relevant number. 
  • Some customers complain that the quality of Wise Company products is not as good as its competitors.’
  • Complaints cite the company for advertising product shelf lifetimes that are extremely inaccurate. Additionally, Wise Company does not pack its food with oxygen absorbers, resulting in dramatically shortened shelf life for products.
  • An independent test found that Wise Company products contained an average of 18% oxygen. The rate of 18% is 110 times higher than comparable products from other companies. 
  • Wise Company uses more sodium than is usually recommended. A single serving is 38-42% of the daily recommended allowance.

Bottom Line:

Wise Company’s goal is to provide the highest quality of long-term food storageand dehydrated food productson the market. The company takes pride in helping consumers prepare for emergencies. With a nearly 100% satisfaction rate and millions of products sold, Wise Company is on track to becoming a leader in aiding the public in emergency preparedness.

Wise Company takes an inventive approach to providing quality, simple and affordable freeze-dried and dehydrated foods for emergency preparedness. The products are lightweight, easy to store and prepare, and boast a shelf life of up to 25 years. If you are in the market for quality emergency or dehydrated foods, Wise Company allows you to stock up on a variety of premium options at very low prices.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What foods are available?

Wise Company offers a variety of nutritious entrees, breakfasts, desserts and drinks to choose from. Additionally, the company offers a wide selection of fruits, vegetables, snacks and sauces. Wise Company strives to provide every food that may be on your list.  

What is the ordering process?

Orders can conveniently be placed either online or by phone. Once an order is placed, most customers receive their shipment in 10-14 business days.At times of a natural disaster or high demand, delivery times can increase to14-28 days. You will receive an automated email regarding your order and delivery times.

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

Unfortunately, priority, next day and overnight shipping options are not available. 
All orders are shipped through FedEx or LTL carriers. Standard shipping times apply.

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Overview: Wise Company takes an innovative approach to providing quality, yet affordable,ready-made food storage emergency meals.

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Accreditations: Wise Company does not have an accredited business profile with the Better Business Bureau; however the company maintains an A- rating.

Company Details: Wise Company was founded in 2008, and has grown rapidly to become one of the leading revenue producers in the growing $300 million food storage market. The company reports an annual revenue of $30 million. 


Wise Company
3676 California Ave, B106
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Tel: 800-820-1329
Website: www.wisefoodstorage.com

T. Mashae Pearson - Senior Advisor

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