PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures
PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese soldiers’ ‘boring’, ‘tasteless’ food rations come under fire

Article in the PLA’s official newspaper says many troops bring their own grub during training exercises because the official rations taste so bad

PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures
PLA troops taking part in a training exercise in northeastern China. Soldiers ration packs can often contain luncheon meat and noodles. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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