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  1. Rafi

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    The management of PANA Force Foods has rich history and experience spreading over two hundred years to its credit in handling food items and dealing with food related services. Improvement in quality of food has been a consistent endearvour which resulted in creation of country's largest cook's training facility known as Food Management Wing. Research and Development segment of Food Management Wing identifies the food related problem areas and suggests viable solutions.

    PANA Force Food Processing Centre aims at providing quality goods at affordable prices. Presently the company is supplying two different brands of products to Pakistan Army commonly known as Meal Ready to Eat (MRE) and Emergency Pack Ration (EP Ration or High Energy Biscuits) whereas plant for production of dehydrated vegetables and fruits is under construction. PANA Force Foods offer it's customers a wide range of products for selection in line with their liking & taste. This claim is based on our strategic partnership of knowledge sharing with leading institutions of Pakistan

    Agriculture University of Faisalabad (FUF)
    Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (PCSIR)
    Agriculture Research Institute (ARI)
    Armed Force Institute of Nutrition (AFIN)
    Army Service Corps (ASC) School
    Food Management Wing, ASC Center


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    MRE

    MEAL READY TO EAT (MRE)
    Product produced from 'HALAL' ingredients
    No Chemical Used for preservation
    Suiting eating habits of Asian Society

    Special features:-
    Handy size (35.5 x 22 cm)
    Soft Packing
    Light weight (1300 gm)

    One MRE pack contains complete day meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner & Snack)
    Inbuilt converience of heating arrangement
    Shelf life above 12 months
    Easy handling and transportation
    No special storage conditions required
    Choice in packing available
    MRE Unique Attractions
    Dishes to the liking & taste of consumers can ben provided
    Contents of MRE pack can be modified/adjusted according to customers desire
    Offers wide varieties of dishes from Asian & Middle Eastern cuisine

    Usage

    Armed Forces
    During operations
    In aid of civil power
    Civil Population during natural calamities
    Earthquake
    Floods
    Mountaineering / Tracking
    Survey teams (Mineral exploration) etc

    Food Preservation

    Food is perpared and packed in the most hygienic environment
    Food is packed in retort pouches (Multi layered aluminum foil pouch)
    Pouches are sealed by using latest Vacuum Sealing Machines
    Sophisticated Auto Calve is used for sterilization of food pouches to eliminate microbial and bacterial growth
    Nutrition Value. Caloric value as calculated by Armed Forces Institute of Nutrition (AFIN) is:-

    Break Fast
    Lunch
    Evening Tea
    Dinner
    Total
    -
    -
    -
    -
    -
    450 Calories
    1225 Calories
    150 Calories
    1250 Calories
    3085 Calories


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  2. Rafi

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    MRE PACK CONTENTS

    Breakfast Item's

    Quantity
    Paratha 1
    Tea Whitener Sachet 1
    Tea Bag 1
    Sugar Sachet 1

    Lunch Items
     

    Main Dish Pouch 1
    Paratha 2
    Energile Sachet (Flavoured Glucose Supplement) 1
    Fruit Dried Packet 1

    Evening Tea Items
     
    Tea Whitener Sachet 1
    Tea Bag 1
    Sugar Sachet 1
    Biscuit Pack 1

    Dinner Items
     
    Main Dish Pouch 1
    Paratha 1
    Sweet 1
    Accessories
     
    Black Pepper Sachet 1
    Salt Sachet 1
    Toothpicks 2
    Tissue Paper Pack 1
    Spoon (Plastic) 1
    Safety Match Box 1

    Heating Accessories
     
    Solid Fuel Heating Tablets 4
    Burner Stand 1
    Extra Items
     
    Pickle Pack 1
    Roasted Peanut 1
    Toffee 1
    Rewri Pack 1
    Tang Sachet (Fruit Flavoured Drinking Powder) 1
    Tomato Ketchup / Chilli Sauce Sachet 1

    Variety Main Dishes

    Dhall Mash
    Red Beans
    Dhall Masoor Whole with Mutton
    Dhall Chana with Mutton
    Chicken Masala
    Chick Peas with Chicken
    Shami Kabab
    Chappal Kabab
    Beef Haleem
    Minced Beef with Capsicum
    Egg Plant Potato Mixed
    Potato Peas Mixed
    Sarsoon ka Saag
    Spinach Potato Mixed
    Chichen Baryani
    Mutton Pullao
    Egg Fried Rice
    Mixed Vegetable Rice
    Beef Nihari
    Sheer Mall
    Mutton Masala
    Mixed Vegetable
    Chick Peas Pullao
     


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    DEHYDRATED FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

    Research and development segment of Food Management Wing identified the problems relating to quality of dehydrated fruits and vegetable being supplied to Pakistan Army by civil sector. A small plant was established to conduct trials to perfect the procedures required to produce products of internationally recognized standards.

    Prolonged tests were conducted and results critically analyzed, the positive outcome of trials inspired us to enter into large scale production. The company is in the advanced stage of planning to create a new facility for production of products meeting desired international standards. After the completion of plant, PANA Force Food Processing Center Would offer its customers a wide variety of dehydrated fruits and vegetables for selection at a very competitive and affordable price.

    Product Range

    Fruit Varieties
    Apples
    Bananas
    Grapes
    Persummons(japani)
    Apricots
    Citrus Peel
    Peaches
    Plums

    Vegetable Varieties

    Asparagus
    Brassier, Sporuts
    Cauliflower
    Garlic
    Onions
    Peppers & Pimientos
    Beans, Green
    Cabbage
    Corn
    Mushrooms
    Parsley
    Potato
    Beets
    Carrots
    Egg Plant
    Okra
    Peas, Green
    Pumpkin
     
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  3. Bonhomie

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    glad to know the menu's rich it all looks pretty neat and delicious
     
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    EP Ration

    EMERGENCY PACK RATION (EP RATION)
    (HIGH ENERGY BISCUITS)

    PANA Force Food Processing Center is also manufacturing Emergency Pack Tation since 1991. This product is consumed when provision of normal supplies is not feasilbe due to bad weather, difficult terrain or the nature of force employment.
    Salient
    All 'HALAL' ingredients used in production
    Chemical free preservation
    Characteristics making product convenient to carry
    Suitable size (9 x 7 x 9 cm)
    Light weight (240 gm)
    Shelf life 6 to 8 months
    Easy bulk handling and transportation
    70% Biodegradable packing materials
    No special storage arrangements required

    Usage
    Armed Forces
    During operations
    In aid of civil power
    Civil population during natural calamities
    Earthquake
    Floods
    Mountaining / Tracking
    Survey Teams / Outdoor Activities

    Manufacturing Process / Preparation Procedure
    Ingredients are cleaned, dust and other matter is separated
    Constituents are mixed in appropriate proportions
    After mixing, ingredients are cooked for specific length of time and then cooled down
    Cooled stuff is then processed on custom fabricated machine to give it the desired shape
    Biscuits are backed later packed & sealed

    Ingredients. High Energy Biscuits pack commonly known as Emergency Pack Ration comprises of eight biscuits. The product is created by using following ingredients according to prescribed formula:-

    Sugar
    Glucose
    Sesame White
    Gram
    Puffed Rice
    Coconut


    http://panaforcefoods.com/
     
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    MREInfo.com - RCIR Pictures 1
    Here are some pictures of an opened French RCIR.
    http://ask.nate.com/qna/view.html?n=8639562



    we already have a thread on this topic and if the thread title is misleading as i have quoted, i will merge it -

    http://www.defence.pk/forums/land-warfare/127152-military-food-4.html#post3832066

     
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    MRE PACK CONTENTS
    Breakfast Itmes
    Quantity
    Paratha 1
    Tea Whitener Sachet 1
    Tea Bag 1
    Sugar Sachet 1
    Lunch Items
     
    Main Dish Pouch 1
    Paratha 2
    Energile Sachet (Flavoured Glucose Supplement) 1
    Fruit Dried Packet 1
    Evening Tea Items
     
    Tea Whitener Sachet 1
    Tea Bag 1
    Sugar Sachet 1
    Biscuit Pack 1
    Dinner Items
     
    Main Dish Pouch 1
    Paratha 1
    Sweet 1
    Accessories
     
    Black Pepper Sachet 1
    Salt Sachet 1
    Toothpicks 2
    Tissue Paper Pack 1
    Spoon (Plastic) 1
    Safety Match Box 1
    Heating Accessories
     
    Solid Fuel Heating Tablets 4
    Burner Stand 1
    Extra Items
     
    Pickle Pack 1
    Roasted Peanut 1
    Toffee 1
    Rewri Pack 1
    Tang Sachet (Fruit Flavoured Drinking Powder) 1
    Tomato Ketchup / Chilli Sauce Sachet 1
    Variety Main Dishes
    Dhall Mash /Red Beans
    Dhall Masoor Whole with Mutton /Dhall Chana with Mutton
    Chicken Masala / Chick Peas with Chicken
    Shami Kabab /Chappal Kabab
    Beef Haleem / Minced Beef with Capsicum
    Egg Plant Potato Mixed Potato Peas Mixed
    Sarsoon ka Saag /Spinach Potato Mixed
    Chichen Baryani /Mutton Pullao
    Egg Fried Rice /Mixed Vegetable Rice
    Beef Nihari / Sheer Mall
    Mutton Masala / Mixed Vegetable
    Chick Peas Pullao / 

    Welcome to PANA FORCE - * FOOD PROCESSING CENTRE *

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    Good food is very important for our hard working Army.
     
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    Mr Rafi

    i am interested to contact Pana Force to enquire on the MRE for military use. how can i contact them as the website has no information.
    can you please let me know?
    thank you
     
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    [QUOmarkster, post: 6744071, member: 166678"]Mr Rafi

    i am interested to contact Pana Force to enquire on the MRE for military use. how can i contact them as the website has no information.
    can you please let me know?
    thank you[/QUOTE]
    You can't even if you try the MRE production facility is located in nowshera inside Army Service Corps Centre.So the only way you can contact lt.col shahab whos incharge is via centre commadant.
     
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    You can't even if you try the MRE production facility is located in nowshera inside Army Service Corps Centre.So the only way you can contact lt.col shahab whos incharge is via centre commadant.[/QUOTE]
    Thank you. So does that mean Pana does not export MRE and only manufacture for local consumption?
     
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    TE="markster, post: 6744183, member: 166678"]You can't even if you try the MRE production facility is located in nowshera inside Army Service Corps Centre.So the only way you can contact lt.col shahab whos incharge is via centre commadant.[/QUOTE]
    Thank you. So does that mean Pana does not export MRE and only manufacture for local consumption?[/QUOTE]
    During ideas 2012 we received orders from the Nigerian army.it was started but due to an *** hole sitting at the post of dgs&t who won't name it was scrapped. It was a great venture put to an end now MRE is being produced for the Zarbe Azb and for soldiers taking part in 23 march parade.
     
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    You can email the DEPO organization, they will be able to contact PANA on your behalf.

    For Export Enquiries (South and South East Asia):


     
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  13. fatman17

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    Seems quite well organised. Gone are the days of samosas and tea.
     
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    @Rafi How good is it compared to the U.S's MRE and FSR packs? Does our feature burner tablets or the new method(also used by the PLA) in which we just have to add water to it?
     
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    No they stink like hell and look like crap In a can. No they don't have such tablets. Plus it is very difficult to Eat hence the MRE setup in nowshera