Dehydrated celery is an economical way to add flavor to beans, rice, soups, and casseroles. It is cross cut and ready to use in all your cooking. Adds tremendous flavor! Store this item in your emergency food storage or pantry and always have celery on hand for your favorite recipe. Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results. Should be stored in cool dark place, optimum condition is 60 degrees or less, for longer storage. Storing properly in our enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store 25 years. Bulk products need to be repackaged for long term storage.