retort pouch


re·​tort pouch ri-ˈtȯrt- How to pronounce retort pouch (audio)
: a flexible package in which prepared food is hermetically sealed for long-term unrefrigerated storage

Word History

First Known Use

1977, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of retort pouch was in 1977

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“Retort pouch.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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