Sopakco ERMs (Emergency Ration Meals) available

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Sopakco ERMs (Emergency Ration Meals) available

Post by kman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:45 am

If anyone is still looking for MREs, you're probably finding that most stores (besides eBay) are sold out online. However, over at MREMarketplace.com, we do have a new shipment of Sopakco Emergency Ration Meals (ERM) available:
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These cases contain 16 meals and the price is $149.99 per case and includes free shipping.

In case anyone is concerned about the price, that was my first worry, too. However, these cases do contain 16 meals instead of the usual 12...and does include free shipping. Also, $149.99 was the going rate for regular Meal Kit Supply MREs well before the pandemic hit, so I don't think this is out of line.

And just to be clear, MREMarketplace.com is the store that MREInfo.com partners with for civilian MREs sales and I do earn money from any of these sales. I try not to push my own store too much here but with the current scarcity of MREs in the market right now, I wanted to make everyone aware of a source with stock.

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Post by QuickBricks » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:59 pm

Are these all low sodium MREs? I'm interested if there are regular MREs not low sodium.

Also, are these being accepted by the courier for domestic shipping right now to California?

Thanks!

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Post by kman » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:06 pm

As far as I know, these are not the regular low sodium Sopakco MREs. I have a case coming for myself for review so I can get some more information in the near future.

As for the shipping, I believe they're coming from a California warehouse. Orders have been coming in from all over the country so I don't think there are any US shipping issues.

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Post by kman » Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:04 am

Well, a couple of corrections to my last post. I just received a case of these and they ARE the reduced sodium Sopakco MREs. They also shipped from Buffalo, NY. I ordered on Friday and they just arrived via FedEx today, Tuesday.

Here's one picture and I'll post more (along with a review) ASAP.
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Post by Ren » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:32 pm

Is there an issue going forward with restocking?

Seems to be an issue with resupplies... haven't seen anything new.

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Post by kman » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:48 pm

There are definitely issues with restocking MREs all over the place. Supplies are being bought out left and right from all vendors. Sometimes a vendor is able to find new stock (like these Sopakco ERMs from 2019) and sometimes they aren't.

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Post by Ren » Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:23 pm

Florida is now stocking up!

I guess markets are adjusting. Not sure if MRE production is considered essential, but it should be.

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Post by Dekard » Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:14 pm

What is included in each meal?

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Post by kman » Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:59 am

The case I received contained these meals:

2x Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce
2x Beef Ravioli
4x Vegetable Lasagna
3x Cheese Tortellini
3x Penne w/ Vegetable Sausage
2x Chili Mac

I've only opened a few, but so far, the contents seem nearly identical. For example:

Cheese Tortellini
Crackers
2x Grape Jelly (some have Apple Jelly)
Brown Sugar Pop Tarts (2 pop tarts in civilian packaging)
Tootsie Roll
Flameless Ration Heater
Spoon
Salt, Pepper, Seasoning packet (a must for low sodium MREs!)

All told, it came up to 1,300 calories, which surprised me because it didn't have any sides or drink mixes. Then again, the Pop Tarts came up to about 470 calories, so that added a chunk.

Here are some pics:
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