Extra MRE snack items are a wise addition to any storage food supply. Snack foods can provide both extra calories as well as comfort during tough times. MRE snacks are especially great when you've got kids in your group since children tend to be extra sensitive to stressful situations.
MRE snacks are easy to eat on-the-go as well since they are ready to eat right out of the pouch and don't require any preparations or water. For this reason, MRE snacks are a great choice for hiking or backpacking, you won't need to stop in order to snack so you can get those extra calories to boost your energy without losing time. Being able to eat on the move can be important, especially in a bug out situation. Having MRE Snacks on hand to help bolster energy levels can mean the difference between getting to you destination safely or being left behind.
MRE snacks come individually packaged in single serving retort pouches so its easy to mix and match snacks to each family member's tastes. With a 5 year shelf life, these MRE snacks are great for emergency preparedness and survival kits as well as for camping trips, backpacking adventures, and hunting outings. Examples of MRE Snacks include brownies, pound cakes, cornbread, trail mix, and fruit filled turnovers. MRE Snacks are great options for vegetarians who need to supplement their survival food meals.
MREs were first developed by the military as a long-lasting, easily portable, complete meal requiring no preparation. MRE meals have a shorter shelf life than some other emergency food storage options, but have the advantages of ultimate portability and are 100% ready to eat right out of the packaging. Most MREs include an entrée, side dish, cracker or bread and spread, dessert, drink mix, utensil, and a fireless heating pouch used to warm the food. Undoubtedly the most convenient emergency food option, MREs should be included in any good survival food supply plan.