Food Storage - How long can you keep...

BEANS, BAKED, IN SAUCE (INCLUDING MOLASSES, BROWN SUGAR, TOMATO), COMMERCIALLY CANNED OR BOTTLED - UNOPENED

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2-5 years

Tips

  • Store in cool, dry area.
  • Discard all food from cans that are leaking, rusting, bulging or severely dented.
  • Storage time shown is for best quality only - after that, the beans' texture, color or flavor may change, but in most cases, they will still be safe to consume if they have been stored properly.
  • ? Best By, ? Best if Used By, and ? Use By dates on commercially packaged foods sold in the United States represent the manufacturer's estimate of how long the product will remain at peak quality - in most cases, the unopened beans will still be safe to consume after that date, as long as they have been stored properly and the package is not damaged.

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