Freeze dried sweet corn is a dlieicous vegetable as well as a snack. Fresh off the cob taste. It can be added to soups, chowders and casseroles. It also tastes great right out of the can! With it's long term shelf life expectancy and as a top family you will want to add it to your emergency 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.