Meal, Religious, Kosher/Halal

Contract Information

Solicitations Pending Award

Type Solicitation Closing Date
None Currently N/A N/A

Solicitations Awarded

Type Contract Solicitation
Kosher SPE3S1-19-D-Z119
Mods (11-FEB-20): 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
No Amendments
Halal SPE3S1-19-D-Z117
Mods (17-DEC-20): 5, 43, 2, 1(Available upon request)
Amendments: 2, 1, 06-SEP-18B, 06-SEP-18A

What is it?

The Meal, Religious, Ready-To-Eat, Kosher or Halal is utilized to feed those individuals in the Military Service who maintain a strict religious diet. Each meal consists of one Kosher or Halal certified entree and religiously certified/acceptable complementary items sufficient to provide the recommended daily nutritional requirements. Each case of Religious Meals contains twelve meals with entrees and component/accessory items.

What's in it?

Each meal contains an entree plus a variety of components. In addition, an accessory packet with condiments/seasonings, utensils, flameless ration heater, and napkin is included with the meal. Each menu provides a minimum of 1200 Calories (11-13% protein, not more than 35% fat, and not less than 48% carbohydrate).

How do I eat it?

Except for the beverages, the entire meal is ready to eat. While the entree may be eaten cold when operationally necessary, it can also be heated in a variety of ways, including immersion in hot water while still sealed in its individual entree package. A flameless ration heater has also been packed into each meal bag to heat the entree.

How long will it last?

24 month shelf life from date of production.

How can I order it?

The NSN for the Kosher Ration is 8970-01-424-1996 and for the Halal Ration is 8970-01-424-1998. Requisitions are processed according to the supply procedures for each Military Service. Point of contact is at (215) 737-5648, DSN: 444-5648 We can only sell Operational Rations (MREs, UGRs, etc) to the U.S. Military Services and other authorized federally-funded agencies. We cannot sell to the private sector (individual, business, or other organizations). For further information, please read our Customer Eligibility Policy.

Ordering lead-time:

CONUS East Coast- 10-14 business days
CONUS Central/Mountain - 14-21 business days
CONUS West Coast- 21-28 business days
Hawaii & Alaska- 45-60 days
OCONUS- 90 to 150 days

NOTE: Kosher and Halal meals are not stocked and made to order. These lead-times are estimated, we do everything in our power to get meals to you asap. In addition to above lead-times, please take into consideration current food supply chain shortages, holidays, weather conditions/delivery & trans delays, surge in service requirements and other unforeseen circumstances. The KOSHER vendor is closed for Jewish holidays in Spring, Fall and end of year. The HALAL vendor is typically closed for a week at the end of summer and end of the year. The sooner you submit your order the better we can get you your meals by your RDD.

The Menus

*Menus are subject to change

Kosher Menu

  • Tuscany Beef w/Cannellini Beans
  • Hickory Smoked Beef in Brown Rice with Lentils & Vegetables
  • Jalapeno Curry Beef w/Potatoes
  • Chicken & Rice
  • Spicy Southwest Chicken in Rice w/Vegetables
  • Pasta Marinara
  • Chicken Noodle
  • Spicy Vegetarian Chili
  • Chicken Royale w/Brown Rice
  • Classic Chicken Curry w/Basmati Rice, Lentils & Vegetables
  • New Orleans Gumbo w/Chicken
  • Smoked Beef Paprikash Noodles & Vegetables

Halal Menu

  • Lamb & Vegetable Barley Stew
  • Vegetable & Lamb Jalfrazi
  • Beef Roast & Vegetables
  • Beef Stew
  • Lamb & Lentil Stew
  • Lentils Dal Marsala
  • SAAG Chole w/Lamb
  • Chicken & Vegetables
  • Chicken Pesto
  • Chicken Stew
  • Penne Pasta
  • Rattouille