Shelf Life Comparison
· Freeze-Dried Foods – Up to 25 years
· Dehydrated Foods – Avg. 4 years
· Canned Foods – Avg. 3 years
· Frozen Foods – Avg. 2 years
You can Freeze Dry: Meats, Dairy, Eggs, Fruit, Veggies, Desserts, Meals and More!
Optimum Freeze-Dried Shelf Life:
o Fruit – up to 25 years. (Except Apple and Banana Chips - 7 years)
o Vegetables- up to 25 years. (Except carrots, peas, peppers, sweet potatoes - 8 yrs.)
o Dairy20-25 years. (Except: Sour Cream Powder 10 years.)
o Meat and Beans – 25-30 years
o Scramble Whole Eggs – 7 yrs. (Egg whites – 3 years)
o Desserts – 20-25 years
Opened Shelf Life- Once the product has been opened average shelf life is 1 year for most items.
Shelf life is affected by how you store your food. At Shelf2Table.com we package and prep our Freeze-Dried food sealed in moisture and oxygen proof packaging to ensure long term freshness. To ensure the best taste and longest shelf life, store your food in containers in a cool, dry space (76 degrees or lower).