Freeze dried strawberries is a great food to have around. They can be thrown in any recipe calling for strawberries. They are light weight and pack a powerful punch of flavor. They are great on the go snacks or can be used to liven up any dish from salads, morning cereals, sauces to desserts. Great addition to have in your food storage staples. 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.