What is Canned Butter...?
This product was first developed during the Alaskan gold rush when perishable foods were unheard of due to the fact that it took a long time to deliver supplies to this remote region. Since the Alaskan gold miners were willing to pay exorbitant prices for perishable goods like butter, producers discovered a way to preserve it.
In 1912, the United States Navy began to explore ways to preserve butter for long periods of time. After many trials, producers were finally able to create a high-quality butter that met their standards. In 1914, the Navy promptly ordered millions of pounds from suppliers in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Today, canned butter has many uses. The butter is a main staple in survivalists' disaster preparations. Many recipes include ...more