- Do not store in opened metal can — refrigerate in covered glass or plastic container after opening.
- Freeze in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
- Texture will be softer after freezing and thawing; the thawed food 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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