Shelf Life Tips
- How long do baby carrots last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep baby carrots refrigerated.
- To maximize the shelf life of baby carrots, refrigerate in covered container or resealable plastic bag or wrap tightly in aluminum foil or plastic wrap.
- How long do baby carrots last in the fridge? Properly stored, baby carrots will last for 2 to 3 weeks in the refrigerator.
- Can you freeze baby carrots? Yes, to freeze: (1) Blanch (plunge into boiling water) baby carrots for two minutes and chill quickly in ice cold water; (2) Drain off excess moisture, package in airtight containers or freezer bags and freeze immediately.
- Frozen baby carrots will soften when thawed and are best used in cooked dishes.
- How long do baby carrots last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 12 to 18 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
- The freezer time shown is for best quality only - carrots that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
- How to tell if baby carrots are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the baby carrots: discard any carrots that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the baby carrots.
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