Vacuum Sealed Food Storage Guide – BJ Enterprises & Marketing

Vacuum Sealed Food Storage Guide

Food storage in the cupboard or on the shelf
Type of food Regular storage Vacuum storage
Bread/Rolls 2-3 days 7-8days
Pastry 120 days 300 days
Dried food 10-30 days 30-90 days
Raw rice/pasta 180 days 365 days
Coffee/Tea 30-60 days 365 days
Wine 2-3 days 20-25 days
Non alcoholic drink 7-10 days 20-25 days
Baking goods 2-3 days 7-10 days
Nuts 30-60 days 120-180 days
Crackers 5-10 days 20-30 days
Food storage in a refrigerator
Type of food Regular storage Vacuum storage
Boiled food 2 days 10 days
Freshmeat 2-3 days 6 days
Fresh polutry 2 days 6 days
Boiled meat 4-5 days 8 -10 days
Fresh fish 2-3 days 5-6 days
Cold meats 3 days 6-8 days
Smoked sausages 90 days 365 days
Hard cheeses 12-15  days  55-65 days
Soft cheeses 5-7 days 13-15 days
Fresh vegetables 5 days 18-20 days
Fresh herbs 2-3 days 7-14 days
Washed lettuce 3 days 6-8 days
fresh fruit 3-7 days 8-20 days
Desserts 5 days 10-15 days
Fresh meat can be aged in the refrigerator for up to 10 - 12 weeks
Food storage in a Freezer
Type of food Regular storage Vacuum storage
Fresh meat 6 months 24 months
ground meat 4 months 12 months
Fresh polutry 6 mounths 18 mounths
Fish 6 months 18 months
Fresh vegetables 8 months 24 months
Mushrooms 8 months  24 months
Fresh herbs 3-4 months 8-12 months
Fresh fruit 6-10 months 20-30 months
Cold meats 2 months 4-6 months
Baking goods 6-12 months 18 months
coffee beans 6-9 months 18-27 months
Ground coffee 6 months 12 -24 months
Bread rolls 6 months 18-36 months
PLEASE NOTE : These are conservative times and keeping times will depend on the initial state of the food (freshness) and the way the food is prepared