- How long do loose olives (or deli olives) last? The precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep olives them refrigerated and tightly covered.
To maximize the shelf life of loose olives, refrigerate in covered glass or plastic container and keep olives submerged in liquid when storing.
How long do loose olives last in the refrigerator? Loose olives that have been continuously refrigerated will generally stay at best quality for about 1 to 2 months.
How can you tell if loose olives are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the loose olives: if the olives develop an off odor, flavor or appearance, or if mold appears, they should be discarded.
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