Shelf Life Tips
- How long does an opened container of dairy-based dip last? The exact answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions - to maximize the shelf life of dairy-based dip, keep it refrigerated at all times.
How long does opened dairy-based dip last in the refrigerator? An opened container of dairy-based dip will generally keep for about 7 to 10 days, assuming it has been continuously refrigerated.
Dairy-based dip does not freeze well and freezing is not recommended for quality purposes.
How can you tell if dairy-based dip is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the dip: if the dip develops an off odor or flavor, it should be discarded for quality purposes; if mold appears, discard the entire container.
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