What are MREs and how do they work?

What is in an MRE bag?

  • The MRE (Meal, Ready to Eat) is a self contained complete meal; one MRE equals one meal. The packaging of an MRE is designed to withstand rough conditions and exposure to the elements. Inside each MRE bag is an entree and a variety of other food and drink items. MRE's come packaged in cases with 12 MRE's per case.

How do you order a case of MREs?

  • faqs for mresThere are a few different ways civilians can order a case of MREs. One way is to order the full meal MREs, which include everything from the main entree to the plastic-ware and drink mix. They can also order a package that just includes the main entree. The main part of an MRE meal is called an MRE entree.

Do civilian MREs come in different packaging?

  • Civilian MREs come in a different packaging and don't include all of the same items, such as chewing gum, toilet paper, and other extra items. How long will an MRE store? An MRE will store for about 5 years, if stored at 75° F or less. The cooler the temperature, the longer they will store.

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