Being a Costco member has perks you might not know about.

Did you miss the Costco mac and cheese? Here are some other items you can purchase by the bucket

Store’s 27 pound bucket of macaroni and cheese with a 20-year shelf life is just one item in its ‘emergency food supply’

If you missed out on scoring a 27-pound bucket of macaroni and cheese from Costco — it sold out in about a day — don’t worry. The retailer has lots of other goods in its “emergency food supply” line.

Prices range from $59.99 for a 20 pound bucket of Chef's Banquet food storage basics to $6,000 for a Nutristore 1-year premium food kit with 36,000 servings.

Here are three of our favorites from Costco’s bucket-o-food arsenal:

Mountain House 4-day emergency food supply bucket 

With its variety and number of servings (28), this bucket is perfect to keep at the house in case of a power outage, or even better to take camping. Each pouch has a 30 year taste guarantee.

Each $69.99 bucket includes:

  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Rice & Chicken (three 1-cup servings per pouch)
  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Chicken Teriyaki with Rice (2 1/2, 1-cup servings per pouch)
  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Lasagna with Meat Sauce (2 1/2, 1¼-cup servings per pouch)
  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Chili Mac with Beef (2 1/2, 1-cup servings per pouch)
  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Scrambled Eggs with Bacon (1 1/2, 3/4 -cup servings per pouch)
  • (2) pouches of Mountain House Breakfast Skillet (Two 1-cup servings per pouch)

Mountain House 30-day outdoor adventure meal pack

This pack has many of the same offerings as above, but nearly 10 times the number of servings (204). For $479.99, you get 84 pouches for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Each pouch has a 30 year taste guarantee. Just add water.

Nutristore 1-year premium food kit 

If you have a lot of people to feed, this is the kit to buy. Yes, it costs $5,999.99, but that breaks down to 17 cents per serving.

This massive kit includes grains, gruits, vegetables, proteins and dairy, with a 25 year shelf life on the freeze-dried foods.

Here’s what you’ll get:

  • (72) Hard White Wheat (30 year shelf life)
  • (72) White Rice (30 year shelf life)
  • (72) Elbow Macaroni Pasta (25 year shelf life)
  • (72) Instant Rotini Pasta (25 year shelf life)
  • (42) Instant Pinto Bean Flakes (30 year shelf life)
  • (36) Instant Black Beans (30 year shelf life)
  • (36) Instant Lentils (30 year shelf life)
  • (36) Instant Milk (25 year shelf life)
  • (36) Dehydrated Potatoes (25 year shelf life)
  • (16) Beef TVP (10 year shelf life)
  • (16) Chicken TVP (10 year shelf life)
  • (12) Freeze-dried Corn (25 year shelf life)
  • (8) Freeze-dried Broccoli (25 year shelf life)
  • (8) Freeze-dried Green Beans (25 year shelf life)
  • (8) Dehydrated Apples (25 year shelf lif)
  • (8) Butter Powder (5 year shelf life)
  • (8) White Sugar (30 year shelf life)
  • (8) Brown Sugar (10 year shelf life)
  • (6) Dehydrated Carrots (10 year shelf life)
  • (6) Freeze-dried Bananas (25 year shelf life)
  • (6) Freeze-dried Raspberries (25 year shelf life)
  • (6) Freeze-dried Strawberries (25 year shelf life)
  • (4) Freeze-dried Onions (25 year shelf life)
  • (2) Chicken Bouillon (5 year shelf life)
  • (2) Shortening Powder (3 year shelf life)
  • (2) Iodized Salt (30 year shelf life)

Bonus item

Because life can’t be all about freeze-dried food, order a tub of Nutella hazelnut spread to complete your supplies. The 6.6 pound bucket costs $21.99.

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