The Meal, Ready-to-Eat - commonly known as the MRE - is a self-contained individual field ration in lightweight packaging bought by the United States Department of Defense for its service members for use in combat or other field conditions where organized food facilities are not available. While MRE's should be kept cool, they do not need to be refrigerated.
Because MRE'S For Sale Online come ready to eat, they are ideal for many different situations, including backpacking, camping, 72-hour kits, and other emergency supplies. MRE meals can be eaten cold, straight from the package, or warmed up with a microwave, camp stove, an MRE heater, and other methods.
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Generally, a MRE contains the following items:
Entree - the main course, such as spaghetti or beef stew
Side dish - rice, corn, fruit, or mashed potatoes, etc.
These ingenious packages were developed by the United States military so personnel could eat a full meal or snack when in training or combat. The necessity of MREs are just as vital to civilians, especially during an emergency. We offer a wide variety of MREs. They meet the nutritional and caloric needs of an individual when access to food or meal preparation is not possible, such as during a flood, mandatory evacuation, or in a survival situation.
Rely on Emergency Essentials MREs for quality, nutrition, and taste. These ready-to-eat meals are packaged in functional, easy to store containers and include a variety of meats, dairy products, vegetables, and fruits. Foods are packaged in a freeze-dried or dehydrated form and are easy to prepare, even in a crisis. Just add hot water and let sit for 10 minutes before consuming it. MRE meals are easy to store and make the perfect addition to any emergency kit, including the one in your vehicle. The packets offer an extended shelf life so you are always prepared no matter the situation.
Our affordable MRE'S For Sale Online are also great for recreational adventures. Add MRE packs to your camping and hiking gear to make meal prep and snacking easy and convenient. Our selection of products even includes seasonings and desserts. Enjoy gourmet meal selections like savory Italian meatballs, tasty Atlantic salmon, and even comfort foods like bacon and eggs.
MRE Shelf Life & Packaging
MRE retort pouch packaging is flexible, is extremely durable and can withstand rough conditions, allowing for the extended shelf life of the food contents. MRE's are completely precooked, self-contained foods (military meals) that require no refrigeration and can be eaten cold, although we think they taste better heated. The shelf life of MREs is based on storage temperature, but typically one can expect an average shelf life of 5 to 7 years for most products or longer if kept in cooler conditions.
HOW TO EAT A MRE
A MRE is truly a "Meal Ready to Eat", although it tastes much better when heated with the supplied ration heater and powdered drinks are mixed with water. The contents—heated and cold—can be eaten out of the wrappers with the plastic utensils provided.
Instructions that come with each meal tell the Soldier how to pour water into each heater, and insert the packet of food. When the food has finished cooking, each meal should be carefully opened, and then eaten with a fork or spoon--one of which is usually provided in the MRE'S For Sale Online. The meals are designed to be cooked and eaten anywhere, at any time. There is no need to find a table or a kitchen in which to set up.