- "Whoever created these must have been part machine. They didn't program anything like taste or flavor into them."
- ―Leia Organa
Emergency cube concentrates were small pink edible cubes containing nutrient concentrates. They had no flavor, and were used in emergency situations by Rebel operatives. Having crashed on Mimban, Luke Skywalker and Leia Organa survived on emergency cube concentrates until they came upon an Imperial mining colony.
- Splinter of the Mind's Eye (First appearance)