Backpacker's Pantry



About Us
American Outdoor Products is an established food manufacturing company, located in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Comprised of iconic brands, including Backpacker’s Pantry and Astronaut Ice Cream, and rapidly emerging brands, Chef Soraya and Colorado Spice.  

American Outdoor Products was founded in 1971, with the mission of producing memorable food responsibly made. We specialize in freeze dried, innovative foods using unique ingredients, which are distributed both nationally and internationally through natural products and outdoor retailer channels. Built on collaboration, our performance-driven team seeks to achieve our goal of conscious growth, while maintaining our strong social and environmental impact.