Your family food store is a valuable investment that should be protected. Bulk grains and legumes usually come in bags that are perfect for use within a year. When you purchase foods to keep in extended storage, great care should be taken to package foods in appropriate containers using proven methods to prevent insect infestation. Just how do you properly package grains and legumes for optimal long term storage? It starts with the following steps:
1. Start by selecting quality dry food products that are less than 10 percent moisture and low in oil content.
2. Pick the right container to suit your personal needs and preferences.
3. Select the best treatment method to prevent insect infestation in your chosen container.
This can seem a bit daunting, but I promise it is not. These are simple principles that can be easily followed to produce fantastic long term storage results.