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What Is A Meal Ready To Eat (MRE-Military Combat Ration)

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MREs (Meals Ready To Eat) may seem complicated, but they aren’t. The main entree is processed similarly to how grandma used to can vegetables from the garden; the packaging is different. What Is An MRE? An MRE (Meal Ready To Eat) is the U.S. Military’s current combat ration, a shelf-stable, self-contained, pre-cooked meal with accessories … Read more

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What Is Freeze-dried Survival Food?

Jetboil backpacker stove

I first ate Freeze-dried food doing a section hike on the Appalachian Trail in Vermont. I looked forward to my nightly freeze-dried dinner. That’s how good some of the meals are. As a lightweight hiking food for long-term storage or emergency preparedness, freeze-dried food is arguably the best choice out there. What Is Freeze-dried Food? … Read more