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FOOD STORAGE — HOW LONG CAN YOU KEEP...

BEL PAESE CHEESE, SOLD IN WRAPPED BLOCK — UNOPENED OR OPENED

RefrigeratorRefrigerator
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 2-3 weeks
Freezer Freezer
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 2 months
Tips
  • Keep cheese refrigerated.
  • For best results after opening, wrap cheese first in wax or parchment paper and then cover with plastic wrap.
  • If cheese develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, it should be discarded for quality purposes; if mold appears on Bel Paese cheese, discard the cheese entirely.
  • To freeze: cut the cheese into portions no larger than 1/2 pound each, and wrap tightly in heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place inside a heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • Frozen cheese may become crumbly and lose some of its flavor; the thawed cheese will be best suited to cooked dishes, such as sauces, soups and casseroles.
  • Freezer time shown is for best quality only — foods kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.

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