Bridgford Ready to Eat Bacon in Cheese-Flavored Bread Sandwich

Item Code: Bridge-6055S
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Ready to Eat Sandwiches were originally developed for the United States Military as combat rations for troops on-the-go. The Military required a sandwich with a three year shelf life, that tastes as great on day 1,095 as it does on day 1!

When originally tested by Natick (the division of the U.S. Army, responsible for researching and managing food, clothing, shelters, and support items for soldiers), the product received one of the highest acceptance scores of any new product introduction!

Our Ready to Eat Sandwiches were also tested with the United States Marines during an operation in Fallujah, and are currently incorporated into the US Military "First Strike Ration" MRE.

Bridgford Ready to Eat Sandwiches are produced in our Statesville production facility, under a grant of inspection with the USDA/FSIS. We are also inspected by the USDA/AMS, FDA, NCDA, VETCOM, Silliker and a handful of other agencies.

All of the meat and poultry that we use is purchased from USDA facilities and BSE tested to ensure the highest quality.

Storage of Ready to Eat Sandwiches

All Bridgford shelf stable sandwiches have a 3-year shelf-life if maintained at 80 degrees or less. Sandwiches can be stored at 100 degrees for six months.

Heating and Eating of Ready to Eat Sandwiches:

Sandwiches are designed to be eaten straight from pouch; however, they can also be heated via one of the following methods:

  • AS IS: Tear open the pouch at tear notches. Remove Sandwich and eat.
  • MRE/FLAMELESS HEATER: Place unopened pouch in MRE/Flameless Heater and follow the MRE/Flameless Heater heating instructions. Tear open the pouch at tear notches. Remove Sandwich and eat.
  • BOILING WATER: Immerse unopened pouch in boiling water for 6 minutes.* Tear open the pouch at tear notches. Remove Sandwich and eat.
  • MICROWAVE: Remove sandwich from pouch, wrap in a paper towel and microwave on high for 20 to 30 seconds.*
  • TOASTER OVEN: Remove sandwich from pouch, place on a baking sheet, and place in an oven at 350ºF for 8 to 10 minutes.*

    *(recommended heating times.)

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1 Sandwich(88g)

    Servings Per Container

    Calories 330

    Calories from Fat 130

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Amount/Serving % Daily Value*

    Total Fat 15g                                       22%

    Saturated Fat 5g                                 25%

    Trans Fat 2g

    Cholesterol 20mg                               6%

    Sodium 690mg                                  29%

    Total Carbohydrate 37g                 12%

    Dietary Fiber 2g                                   7%

    Protein 12g

    Vitamin A 2%  Calcium 6%  Iron 10%

    Not a significant source of sugars, and vitamin C.

    Ingredients: Bread (Enriched Flour [Wheat Flour, Malted BarleyFlour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, FolicAcid], Water, Cheddar Flavored Flakes [Hydrolyzed Vegetable Oil,Corn Syrup Solids, Wheat Flour, Milk, Maltodextrin, Salt,Lactic Acid, Enzyme Modified Cheese (Milk, Salt, Enzymes),Natural Flavors, Sodium Citrate, Sodium Carbonate,Disodium Phosphate, Annatto {for color}], PartiallyHydrogenated Soybean and Cottonseed Oil, Glycerol, Yeast,Salt, Sucrose Ester, Dough Conditioners [Wheat, Flour, DiacetylTartaric Acid Esters of Mono- and Diglycerides {DATEM},Soy Oil, L-Cysteine Hydrochloride, Enzyme, Ascorbic Acid,Azodicarbonamide {ADA}], Gum Arabic, Butter Flavor [ModifiedFood Starch, Maltodextrin, Natural and Artificial Flavors, PartiallyHydrogenated Soybean Oil, Water, Soy Lecithin], Glucono-Delta-Lactone, Calcium Sulfate, Xanthan Gum, Sorbic Acid),Bacon (Cured with Water, Salt, Hickory Smoke Flavor, Sugar, Dextrose,Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite).

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    What is put in the sandwiches to make them stand up to shelf life?

    It's a combination of packaging and processing. In terms of packaging no light breaches the tri-laminated foil pouch and no oxygen is contained with in the package and hence no bacteria formation. In terms of processing sodium is utilized in the preservation of the product however the product contains less than a can of soup.

    Are there any made with gluten-free breads?


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