Shelf Life Tips
- How long does an unopened package of guacamole last? The exact answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - to maximize the shelf life of guacamole, keep it refrigerated at all times.
How long does unopened guacamole last in the refrigerator? Unopened guacamole will generally keep for about 1 to 2 weeks after the date on the package, assuming it has been continuously refrigerated.
To further extend the shelf life of guacamole, freeze it: Unopened guacamole may be frozen in its original packaging.
How long does guacamole last in the freezer? Properly stored, guacamole will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 6 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only - guacamole that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
How can you tell if guacamole is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the guacamole: if guacamole develops an off odor or flavor, or if mold appears, discard the guacamole.
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