Last year, we shared a post with three foreign military MREs from China, Ukraine, and Chile, and asked our readers which of the three meals looked the most appealing. We received over 500 responses to that poll, and a wide variety of opinions on the contents of these self-contained meals. If you haven't already seen that post, go check it out now.

Today, we're going to follow up with three more foreign MREs from Norway, Poland, and France. Look over the photos below, read the contents list, and watch the video clips. Then, let us know which survival food (if any) appeals to your palate, by answering the poll at the end of this article.

MRE #1: Norway

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This MRE is referred to as a Norwegian Arctic Field Ration, and was produced in 2016. Here's a list of the contents, as shown in the video below:

  • “Game Casserole” aka reindeer stew with potato, onion, carrot, and lingonberry
  • 3 soft toffee protein bars
  • Raisins
  • Chocolate bar
  • Apple-flavored energy drink
  • Cocoa mix
  • Instant coffee
  • Spearmint chewing gum

Check out the full unboxing and taste-test video from Steve1989:


 

MRE #2: Poland

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Next up, we have the Polish Army Individual Food Ration SR-3, produced in 2014. Here's a list of the contents, as shown in the video below:

  • Bean stew with sausage in tomato sauce
  • Minced chicken and pork spreadable lunch meat
  • 4 hard biscuits
  • Blackcurrant jam
  • Freeze-dried fruit
  • Fig cereal bar
  • Raspberry-flavored tea mix
  • Coffee candy
  • Vitamin C candy
  • Chewing gum

Here's the full unboxing and taste-test video from Steve1989:


 

MRE #3: France

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Finally, we have a French RCIR 24-hour ration, produced in 2015. This MRE includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a full day of food, so we'll focus only on the main course for the sake of equal comparison. Here are the contents of the French military ration:

  • Pasta with ostrich and cranberries
  • Potato leek soup mix
  • 4 biscuits (2 sweet, 2 salty)
  • Apricot jam
  • 70% cocoa dark chocolate
  • Cocoa drink mix
  • Green tea

Here's the full unboxing and taste-test video from Steve1989 (skip to 17:06 for the dinner portion):

Now that you’ve seen all three foreign MRE tests, which one of these meals would you rather end up with in a survival scenario? Tell us in the poll below.


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