Does Flour Have an Expiration Date?


Quick Answer

White flour lasts 6 to 8 months once opened, as does whole wheat flour. The shelf life of flour is determined by its storage conditions, and it can last longer when kept in a sealed container in a cool, dry place.

Continue Reading
Related Videos

Full Answer

Flour can be kept in the freezer in a sealed container to extend its shelf life to 1 year. Flour that is frozen will still be safe to eat after a year, but its quality and flavor may deteriorate after that time. Whole wheat flour contains oils that can go rancid, so it is best kept refrigerated or frozen.

Learn more about Grocery

Related Questions