SOPAKCO’s experience in processed foods began more than 70 years ago with the U.S. Military. Today, SOPAKCO is the leading supplier of meals ready-to-eat (MREs) to the U.S. Military, and is partnering with companies in the retail and food service industries across the globe to deliver quality ready-to-serve food products. Learn more about our available processing capabilities below.


Busy lives welcome the convenience of foods in heat-and-serve retort pouches. SOPAKCO’s turnkey retort solutions include recipe formulation, food processing, and packaging. With more than 45 years of experience with this technology, SOPAKCO can produce the best tasting, highest quality shelf-stable products available in retort pouches. Click here to contact someone about SOPAKCO’s Retort capabilities.

Hot-Fill Fitment Pouches

Ideal for pureed vegetables, fruits, and proteins, ready-to-serve soups, sauces, and marinades, fitment pouches are one of the most innovative shelf-stable technologies offered by SOPAKCO. Resealable options are available with fitment closures or press-and-lock features. Our retort hot-fill fitment pouches are microwavable with no refrigeration necessary. Click here to contact someone about SOPAKCO’s Hot-Fill capabilities.

Frozen Foods

SOPAKCO’s industry knowledge has allowed us to expand our processes beyond shelf-stable foods to incorporate frozen foods as well. We work with customers to create frozen entrees and sides that pass through advanced cooling and freezing processes to ensure the best color, taste, and texture. Click here to contact someone about SOPAKCO’s Frozen capabilities.

Emergency Meal Rations

Our company was born in 1943 out of the need for military food rations. Today, we remain one of the top providers of meals ready-to-eat (MREs) to the U.S. Military. SOPAKCO works closely with other governmental agencies to provide emergency meal rations for relief efforts and disaster preparedness. Click here to find out more.