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GARLIC - FRESH, RAW, CHOPPED

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5-7 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

 

Tips

  • How long does chopped fresh garlic last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - after purchasing, keep chopped fresh garlic refrigerated at all times.
  • To maximize the shelf life of chopped fresh garlic, refrigerate in airtight container or wrap tightly in plastic wrap.
  • How long does chopped fresh garlic last in the fridge? Properly stored, chopped fresh garlic will usually keep well for about 5 to 7 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze chopped fresh garlic? Yes, to freeze, wrap chopped garlic tightly in plastic freezer wrap or aluminum foil, or place in airtight container or heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does chopped fresh garlic last in the freezer? Properly stored, chopped fresh garlic will maintain best quality in the freezer for about 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - chopped fresh garlic that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if chopped fresh garlic is bad or spoiled? Chopped fresh garlic that is spoiling will typically become soft and discolored; discard any chopped fresh garlic that has an off smell or appearance.

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