No Cooking | 5 Year Shelf-Life | Ready, Set, Go! a No Refrigeration Needed Like all MREs, these require no refrigeration. Feel free to eat them right away or keep them safe for in a time of emergency.a Easy to StoreEasy to store and with a shelf-life of up to 5 years. Keep them in a cool, dry location and they'll be ready for you when you need them most.a Great TastingA true MRE that is ready in no time. They taste great cold or you can purchase one of our flameless heaters to warm them up.a Durable PackagingThe durable packaging means they are ready to go wherever you take them. Whether you're camping, hiking, hunting or in an emergency situation, the tough packaging ensures they won't accidentally rip or tear open.The Pork MRE is packed with a symphony of flavors that will make your taste buds sing for more. Believe it or not you can eat these cold but you will want to heat it up to unlock the full flavor that's just waiting to burst out. If you don't want to eat your Pork MRE cold then be sure to pick up a few of our MRE Heaters to enjoy full impact this MRE has to offer.MRE meals, or Meals-Ready-to-Eat, are a great way to store food that is delicious and nutritious for you and your family in times of need. It could be a natural or man-made disaster or it could be the loss of a job. You just never know. Keep your mind at ease at stock up on MREs because you just never know what surprises tomorrow may bring. These aren't your typical MREs. Originally created for the U.S. military, they are designed to be a source of excellent nutrition and energy when you need it most. They are the perfect grab-n-go emergency supply items. Be sure you pack several of them in your 72-Hour kits.