9  FOOD ITEMS THAT NEVER GO BED

Both loose-leaf and bagged teas, when kept dry and away from light, can retain their flavor and potency for years.

Tea

Nuts such as almonds, walnuts, and pecans can last for years if stored in airtight containers in a cool, dark place.

Nuts

If properly stored, chocolate can remain fresh and usable for 2-4 years beyond its expiration date.

Chocolate

Canned vegetables can last for years beyond their “best by” date when stored in a cool and dry place.

Canned Vegetables

When stored in airtight containers in a cool and dry environment, white flour can last for years.

White Flour

Due to its high salt content and fermentation process, soy sauce can last a very long time, especially if unopened.

Soy Sauce

When stored in a cool, dry place, powdered milk can last for years beyond its expiration date.

Powdered Milk

Due to its low moisture content and acidic pH, honey has an indefinite shelf life.

Honey

When stored in airtight containers in a cool and dry place, white rice can last for decades.

Rice

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