Mormon-centric Utah helping drive nationwide growth of food storage business

  • by: BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 23, 2013 - 2:05 PM

SALT LAKE CITY — Towering grain silos overlook the main highway in Salt Lake City at the Mormon church's Welfare Square. At grocery stores, there's a whole section with large plastic tubs with labels that read, "Deluxe survivor 700." Radio ads hawk long-term supplies of food with 25-year shelf lives.

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