With the advent of weekly and monthly purchasing habits, bulk purchases are made in order to save time. However, not all products have a long shelf life, i.e. remain without getting spoilt. Even if you were to prepare dishes with the greatest fines, if the components of the dish are not fresh; it would end up being a disaster.
Benefits of Refrigerator
Given below are some of the indispensable commodities and their expected shelf life.
- It is typically safe for 2 or 3 days after “use by” date. Please note that it will have to be stored where the temperatures are the coldest
- Can stay fresh up to 2 or 3 weeks from the day of purchase
- Can last for 4 to 6 months after purchase
- They will have to be stored in the coolest place in the refrigerator and they typically last for about 3 to 5 weeks
- Does not last long, they will have to be cooked pretty quickly; they should not be stored for more than 2 days
- They have a very long shelf life, they last about 1 or 2 years
Canned Fruits and Vegetables:
- Unless they are exposed to freezing temperatures or temperatures above 90°F, they will pretty much last indefinitely
- In general will have a low shelf life Chiken, ground meat and ground poultry may last no longer than 2 days. However, pre-cooked poultry could last as long as 4 days. Packed Lucheon meats are pretty safe for about 2 to 3 weeks
Refrigerators have become a saving grace for people who do bulk purchases. However, not all products retain their essential quality even when stored in a refrigerator. Most of the products lose their initial texture, freshness and taste. Here comes the importance of knowing the shelf life of products, which have become a part of our daily routine.