These dehydrated potato dices are great to use in soups and casseroles. They are about 1/4" in diameter and will work great in any recipe that calls for diced potatoes. They are also great on their own to make hash brown potatoes with diced potatoes instead of shredded potatoes. A great dehydrated potato to include in your long-term food storage. 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 20 plus years. Bulk products need to be repackaged for long term storage.