The food processor can create pre-War quality food from crafting components and basic consumables. Freshly-manufactured food has better stats than the standard present-day irradiated versions, often using the same stats as the preserved pre-War versions of the foods. This doesn't work in survival mode however.
For example: Blamco Brand Mac and Cheese is worth 10 caps, heals 20 HP, and gives 6 rads in its standard present-day irradiated version, but is worth 15 caps, heals 40 hp, and gives no rads for the freshly-manufactured (or preserved pre-war) version.
The bottlecap value of freshly-manufactured food is higher than the present-day irradiated versions, but it is unlikely to result in an item worth more than the components you used to manufacture it. Blamco Brand Mac and Cheese requires 1 carrot, 1 purified water, 1 razorgrain, and 1 plastic, for a component total value of 29 but a manufactured value of only 15.
Food processor (1)
|Processed food||Items Needed||Standard Stats||Survival Stats|
|Blamco Brand Mac and Cheese||40||0||0.1||15||20||6||0.1||10|
|Fancy Lads Snack Cakes||25||0||0.1||18||10||4||0.1||18|
|Pork n' Beans||20||0||0.5||10||20||6||0.5||10|
|Yum Yum Deviled Eggs||15||5||0.5||20||15||5||0.5||20|
Yum Yum Deviled Eggs are the only profitable food to make, with a net value of 15 caps.
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