Food Storage - How long can you keep...

CHEWING GUM, COMMERCIALLY PACKAGED - UNOPENED OR OPENED PACKAGE

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8-10 months

Tips

  • Store in cool, dry area.
  • Storage time shown is for best quality only - after that, the gum's texture, color or flavor may change, but in most cases, it will still be safe to consume if it has been stored properly.
  • If gum develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, it should be discarded for quality purposes.
  • ? Best By, ? Best if Used By, and ? Use By dates on commercially packaged foods sold in the United States represent the manufacturer's estimate of how long the product will remain at peak quality - in most cases, the gum will still be safe to consume after that date, as long as it has been stored properly and the package is not damaged.

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