Emergency Essentials Freeze-Dried Roast Beef is prepared and packaged for long-term storage, allowing you to enjoy the heartiness of beef now or in the years to come. Helps round out the nutrition of your emergency food storage or everyday meals. Re-hydrates into tender, bite-sized chunks that retain much of their original flavor, size, and texture. Add to soups, stews, stir fries, pasta dishes, or as main dish. An excellent source of protein and a good source of iron.