Ready to eat meals are often stockpiled for emergencies or used on camping or outdoor trips since they have a long shelf life and are totally portable. MRE meals come in a wide variety of flavors, and you can heat them up using water. MRE meals were first used in the military, but they are catching on with civilians, such as our X MRE Meals, because they taste so good and have such a long shelf life.
An emergency situation can strike at any time, and you want to be prepared with food. If there is a huge emergency, you won’t be able to get to the store because it is likely going to be shut down. The power is going to be out, and the food in your refrigerator is going to spoil. If you don’t have food stored that doesn’t need refrigeration, you might not have anything to eat, and you could end up going days without food. You need MRE meals to protect yourself.
Ready to eat meals are also a good choice if you are going camping or spending time in the wilderness because the meals don’t need to be refrigerated and they are light and easy to carry. The packaging is fire resistant, and they will float if they are submerged. The meals are also resistant to insects and vermin, so you don’t have to worry about mice getting into them. You can just toss what you want into your pack, and you will have nutritionally-balanced meals that are going to give you the nutrients you need.
One of the best things about MRE meals is all the different flavors you can try. You will find a wide variety of entrees, including breakfast and vegetarian entrees. Some of the entrees you might try are meatballs in marinara sauce, beef tacos, barbeque beef, chili, chicken and noodles, and more. You can enjoy a wide variety of meals, and each meal comes with much more than the entree. You get side dishes, dessert, condiments, bread and spread, multiple beverage powders and even coffee.
The meals are packed with calories, and each meal has about 1200 calories so it could almost last you for the entire day. The meals are even self-heating, and they come with a water activated heater that heats the meal in about ten minutes. You don’t need to refrigerate the meals, and they last for about five years if they are kept in a cool and dry place. The lifespan will go down if you keep them in a warm environment or in the sun and doing this can cut the lifespan of the meals to six months, so you want to make sure that you keep them in a cool place.
MRE meals are safe to eat, and they are sterilized which means they can last a long time without having to be refrigerated. Each meal comes with everything you need to enjoy the meal, including utensils, napkins, and wet wipes. If you are building an emergency food supply, MREs can be a valuable part of your emergency plan and they can keep you and your family alive for a long time. They are also very handy when you are camping or hiking or going on a cross-country car trip where you might not be able to get to food if your car breaks down.
Since the ready to eat meals have such a long shelf life they are the perfect thing to have on hand. You can buy MRE meals online directly from us, and you can also sometimes find them in outdoor stores. The best place to buy ready to eat meals is online. Using the MRE is very easy. You just open the package and start eating. You can eat it cold or hot. They usually taste better when they are heated because the meals have a similar taste to canned food and heating the meals brings out the flavors.
You can heat your MRE with a water activated heater. Some meals come with the heater, and some don’t so you will need to see whether you need to purchase the heater or not. Each meal contains all the nutrients you need, and if you store your MREs in temperatures that are extra cool, you might be able to lengthen the amount of time they are good for.
Ready to eat meals do not come with expiration dates. You will need to look at the manufacture date to get a sense of how long the meal is going to last. You will know right away if the meal is no longer good because it will taste spoiled or the package will be bloated. Assume that your ready to eat meals are going to last for five years and if you aren’t sure you can always try to eat them.