Shelf Life Tips
- How long do frozen strawberries last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep strawberries frozen at all times.
Properly stored, frozen strawberries will maintain best quality for about 12 months in the freezer, although they will usually remain safe to eat after that.
Are frozen strawberries safe to eat after the “expiration” date on the package? Yes, if properly stored - commercially frozen strawberries will typically carry a Best By, Best if Used By, Best Before, or Best When Used By date but this is not a safety date, it is the manufacturer's estimate of how long the frozen strawberries will remain at peak quality.
How long will frozen strawberries remain safe to eat? Frozen strawberries that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely, as long as they have been stored properly and the package is not damaged.
How to tell if frozen strawberries are no longer good? If dry spots or discolorations have developed on the frozen strawberries, freezer burn has begun to set in - this will not make the frozen strawberries unsafe to eat, but it will harm the texture and taste.
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