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Datrex Emergency Food Bars 3600K

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Datrex Food Ration Bars are excellent tasting and are ideal for emergency reserves, survival kits, earthquake 72 hour kits, and of course, life rafts. Each multi-layered sealed pouch contains 18 individually wrapped bars which contain 200 calories each. The outer foil package is heat sealed to maintain maximum freshness and ease of dispersing.

Datrex Food Rations are is used by the American Red Cross, U.S. Coast Guard and many other groups and organizations around the world for use as emergency survival food. In a survival situation, one block of 18 bars is sufficient to sustain a person for 3 days.

They are make to be high in calories and low in protein so as to provide high energy yet require minimal water for digestion. Specifically developed to be NON-THIRST PROVOKING. No need to "wash it down" when eating. Extra long 5 YEAR SHELF-LIFE! They taste like a crunchy cookie with a slight coconut flavor.  

Datrex Food Ration Bar Specs:

  • Provides 3600 Calories (18 - 200 calorie inner bars)
  • High Energy Value
  • Made to be Non-Thirst provoking
  • Pleasant cookie taste
  • No Preservatives
  • All natural ingredients
  • Not affected by high heat or freezing cold 
  • Vacuum sealed packaging locks in flavor
  • Individual sealed bars make for easier rationing and dispersing
  • No cooking or heating needed.  Eat straight from the package
  • Minimum 5 year shelf-life
  • U.S. Coast Guard Approved
  • Canadian Coast Guard Approved
  • EC World Coast Guard Lifeboat Approved
  • Price is for 1 - 3600k ration (3 units shown in photo for illustration only)


Taste Comments from our Customers:

  • "Not bad, sort of like a coconut flavored cookie"
  • "Excellent flavor with no bad aftertaste"
  • "Kinda like a cereal cookie bar"
  • "Better than other brands I have tried"
  • "Even my kids liked it. Surprising"

Datrex brand rations are the only U.S., Canadian, and International rations approved for lifeboat use worldwide. (The package states that used as a an approved 'lifeboat' ration, the 3600k unit is met to be a 8-day ration – definitely survival).

Datrex Food Ration Ingredients & Nutritional Information:

Ingredients:Wheat Flour, Vegetable Shortening, Cane Sugar, Water, Coconut and Salt.

Net Wt. 20 oz.

Serving Size: 1 Bar (38 grams)

Servings Per Unit: 18 individually wrapped bars

Each package is stamped with it's manufacture and expiration date.

Nutrition Facts per serving:
Calories 200 Calories from fat 52
%Daily Value*

Fat 10 gm 26%
Sat fat 2 gm 21%
Mono-Unsaturated 7 gm 65%
Poly-Unsaturated 1 gm 14%
Cholesterol .378 gm
Sodium .75 mg <1%
Total Carbohydrates 21 g 55%
Protein 7%
Vitamin A 1%
Vitamin C 1%
Thiamin 8%
Riboflavin 5%
Niacin 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


7 Reviews

  • Great job

    Posted by H on Apr 11th 2011

    Perfect condition! Outstanding packaging! Keep up the good work:)

  • Perfect For Extending Preps....

    Posted by Mark on Aug 18th 2010

    First, I&#039;d like to thank Nitro-Pak for their excellent service! I placed my first order last week and it arrived safely as promised - thank you! The Datrex bars were ordered primarily for emergency kits, but also to extend preps. When you think about it, adding a 3600 Calorie bar to a single days rations, can extend that ration into two or more days, (depending on the food of course). Datrex bars just make sense. I added two into my 72-hour MRE-kit, added three more into a 2-week prep and kept one aside to sample. The cube is perfectly wrapped and the individually wrapped bars have a very good taste. As Lou pointed out - a bit dry, (kind of reminds me of Halva), but still not thirst-provoking. A few sips of water and they went down easy. Datrex seems to be an effective and economical way to extend your preps a little further and have a piece of mind for nutrition in emergency situations... I&#039;ll be ordering a case as well...

  • Great Emergency Ration!

    Posted by Lou on Jul 27th 2010

    Purchased one 3600 Calorie cube to sample and was pleasantly surprised! The cube was perfectly sealed. Each of the 18 bars was indiviually wrapped for easy use. They tasted like a regular cookie with a little hint of coconut. Very tasty but a little dry as can be expected. Several people in my office sampled the bars and all were impressed and asked that I buy them a few blocks for their 72 hour emergency kits. I also have sampled the &quot;Mainstay&quot; rations and the Datrex were a lot better in taste, texture and packaging. I&#039;ll be ordering a case now!!

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