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Offline Jeep Pizza

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Shelf life of flour
« on: July 28, 2013, 11:33:17 AM »
I have two scenarios here.
How long will flour stay good to use if kept

#1 in an air tight container?
#2 in a vacuum packed package?
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Re: Shelf life of flour
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2013, 11:57:01 AM »
Air tight container--a year+ if kept in a cool dry place out of the light. I keep mine in gallon size zip-lock bags on a basement shelf. I think the freezer pulls off flavors in the flour so I don't like freezing.

Vac-packed--should keep for considerably longer, again in a cool dry place, probably several years and both dependent on flour that is untainted to start with

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Re: Shelf life of flour
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2013, 02:38:25 PM »
Jon,
   Thanks for the response. I keep both in a pantry that is both cool and dark. The air tight containers are food grade buckets with Gamma lids.
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Re: Shelf life of flour
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2013, 02:58:57 PM »
Those should work great
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Re: Shelf life of flour
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2013, 04:11:00 PM »
Jon,
   Thanks for the response. I keep both in a pantry that is both cool and dark. The air tight containers are food grade buckets with Gamma lids.

That's exactly what I do