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What types of containers can I use for storing dried foods?


Dried foods should be packaged in airtight, moisture-proof, insect-proof containers such as glass jars or plastic freezer boxes or bags. Metal cans with tight-fitting lids can be used if the dried food is first placed in a plastic bag. Package dried foods in small amounts because once the package is open, the food can absorb moisture from the air and quality will deteriorate.                 

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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