How long do foods last when stored using a FoodSaver vacuum-sealer

by admin on March 30, 2012

Foods not only taste better when vacuum-sealed with a FoodSaver® but they last for a much longer period of time than stored by conventional methods.  This table, provided by FoodSaver®,  gives some indication just how much longer.  In many cases it can be 4 times as long.

Freezer Storage Regular FoodSaver®
Beef 6 months 2 – 3 years
Bread 6 – 12 months 1 – 3 years
Coffee Beans 6 – 9 months 2 – 3 years
Fish 6 months 2 years
Poultry 6 months 2 – 3 years
Soups 3 – 6 months 1 – 2 years
Stews 3 – 6 months 1 – 2 years
Vegetables 8 months 2 – 3 years
Refrigerator Storage Regular FoodSaver®
Berries 1 – 6 days 1 – 2 weeks
Cheese 1 – 2 weeks 4 – 8 months
Lettuce 3 – 6 days 2 weeks
Pantry Storage Regular FoodSaver®
Cookies 1 – 2 weeks 3 – 6 weeks
Flour & Sugar 6 months 1 – 2 years
Rice & Pasta 6 months 1 – 2 years

 

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