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Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby rrivera » Thu May 22, 2014 9:44 am

Does anyone know what happened to Enertia foods? That was my favorite backpacking food brand and I went on Coleman's site and it doesn't look like they sell food anymore. I am really open someone else purchased Enertia but I have been unable to find anything yet.



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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby maverick » Thu May 22, 2014 10:31 am

I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby rrivera » Thu May 22, 2014 10:40 am

yeah I saw that the selection is much smaller so I think this is the end of what they have…so I will be purchasing in bulk :cool:
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby maverick » Thu May 22, 2014 11:27 am

I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby gary c. » Thu May 22, 2014 11:40 am

Sorry to hear this, there Beef Stroganoff was great.
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby Djwclmber » Thu Apr 09, 2015 11:05 am

Word on the trail is Enertia Trail Foods is coming back. My understanding is it was purchased by some backpackers with the intent to bring the brand back to its roots and serve the hiking community and not big box stores.
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby maverick » Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:11 pm

Hi Djwclmber,

Welcome to HST! Thanks for that news, any timeline for when and through who?
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby austex » Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:23 pm

Not to hijack the thread. Just to make aware of a local product here in Austin of all places; which I do not have any affiliation other than a consumer. Packit Gourmet. The items I've tried last year were tasty!
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby Djwclmber » Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:36 pm

maverick, thanks. I have a pretty reliable source but don't want to quote anything till I know for sure. I'll update as soon as I know more. But my understanding is Enertia was bought and will be going back to Ohio where it started and the goal is to really serve the core backpacking market. Word is if they can get everything together, it will be re introduced at Trail Days next month in Damascus. I'll post more when I find out.
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Re: Enertia/Coleman Foods

Postby rrivera » Thu Apr 09, 2015 12:57 pm

This is super exciting...I loved this brand...hope the news is true...thx for sharing
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