Freeze dried apples make a great on the go snack, throw them in yogurts, pancakes, oatmeal, muffins, and your breakfast cereals. They add color and flavor to anything they are added to. You can even add them to your green salads. Freeze dried apples can be used in any recipe calling for apples. A delicious addition to your 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. Shelf Life: 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.