MRE or meal, ready to eat is a food supply. A single packet of MRE is made for an individual and the packaging is lightweight. It is basically a needy emergency. It is created by the US Government to provide food where it is not available. It is a military food and it is totally self-contained.
What is MRE?
The main purpose of MRE is to provide for the need. If a combat or war situation rises, then it will be used for the US Department of defense service members where there is no food available. MRE is created in 1980, inspired by MCI (Meal, Combat, Individual) and it is now the primary ration for the US.
MRE bag and contents
MRE is supplied in a bag and it is very lightweight. Currently, there are 24 different varieties of MREs. Generally an MRE contains entree – it is the main course like beef stew, spaghetti, side dishes like corn, rice, fruits, and mashed potatoes, cracker or bread, spread like peanut butter, jelly or cheese spread, desert like the cookies or the pound cakes, candy of m&ms, skittles and tootsie rolls, beverages like Gatorade drink mixes, cocoa, dairy shakes, coffee, tea, hot sauce in some Eversafe MREs, flameless ration heater to heat up the entree, accessories like spoon, matches, creamer, sugar, salt, chewing gum and tissue paper. Continue reading →