Flameless Ration Heater (FRH)

Soldier With HeaterThe patented TRUETECH® Self-Heating Technology was first introduced for use as the Flameless Ration Heater (FRH) by the U.S. Armed Forces in 1990 to heat Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MREs) for soldiers in the field.

We are the sole supplier to the U.S. Military and our FRH specifications and manufacturing system is held to the highest quality standards and performance requirements.

Since introduction, we have produced almost 2 Billion FRHs to the U.S. Armed Forces.

The TRUETECH® Self-Heating Technology is a simple, biodegradable combination of powdered, food-grade iron and magnesium, salt and water.Benefits of the FRH

The FRH uses no flame or electricity to generate heat. When water is poured on the heater pad, the Food Heater releases enough heat to warm up a pre-cooked meal 100 degrees Fahrenheit above the ambient temperature in approximately 10 minutes. Spent heaters are biodegradable, non-toxic and easily disposed of as household trash as there are no toxic materials used in the FRH.