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Hurricane relief

In the aftermath of Hurricane Georges on the Gulf Coast, an unusual line of shelf-stable entrees helped feed inhabitants at shelters when the storm cut local power.
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So says Richard Hodge of Baldwin County AL in the Mobile area. What separates HeaterMeals (see Packaging World March '96 p. 76) from other entrees is that a chemical heater originally designed for military use is packed into every carton. It allows the user to reheat the barrier-packed foods right in the folding carton. The folding carton also includes tableware napkin and seasoning packets. Baldwin County officials first learned about the foods marketed by Cincinnati-based HeaterMeals Inc. when they attended a National Hurricane Congress last spring.

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