Economy commercial MRE meals, each meal is packaged in a heavy duty, clear plastic pouch that contains a hearty main entree, fruit flavored energy bar, jelly packet, crackers, tea or coffee mix, salt and pepper, moist napkin, matches, spoon or fork and a chemical heater.
Unlike military rations, you can see through the pouch and select your entree flavor without breaking the seal.
Case of 12 meals includes at least three different entree's with a 5 year shelf life and average 900 calories.
Fully cooked, this food can be eaten without heating, but a military issue heater has been included with each meal. Only 2 oz of water is needed to activate the chemical heater and in about 5 minutes, your entree will be steaming hot. Simple heater use instructions are printed on every package.
Food is Non-Returnable.
The production date is a 4-digit number on each entree. For example, "9296" -- 9 represents the year 2009 and 296 represents the 296th day of the year.