This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.Find sources: "Pocket sandwich" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (June 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this message)
Pocket sandwich
A tempeh Reuben pita sandwich
Main ingredientsBread, various fillings

A pocket sandwich is a sandwich which is made using a single piece of folded or hollowed bread, such as a pita, which is made from dough cooked with fillings inside.


Shelf-stable rations

US Army's shelf-stable pocket sandwich for troops on-the-go.

The US Army has developed shelf-stable pocket sandwiches as combat feeding rations (the First Strike Ration) for its troops on-the-go. The sandwiches are engineered to prevent microbial growth through the use of specialized water treatment, acidic content (naturally, through ingredient selection; or by the addition of food-grade acids), special multi-layer foil packaging, and oxygen-absorbing packets.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "McStuffin, Fried Chicken New on Some McD's Menus". 1993-05-28. Retrieved 2014-05-20.
  2. ^ "US ARMY PUB: Shelf-stable pocket sandwiches" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-12-24. Retrieved 2007-04-06.