Keeping fresh dates is different from wet dates. If you keep these fresh seeds outdoors, they will taste sour and spoil. The best place to store them is in the refrigerator. Long-term storage of dates in home refrigerators may reduce their shelf life. The best place to store this nutritious seed is a place that preserves the moisture, taste and flavor of this seed. If you want to keep dates in the refrigerator for a long time, it is necessary to observe the following points:
Be sure to store fresh dates in the refrigerator and to prevent contamination of this product, first put them in a closed container and then put them in the refrigerator. This style of storage keeps dates fresh and usable for about 8 months.
For long-term storage, it is better to freeze dates. First, put the date seeds in zip-top plastic bags and completely remove the excess air in it. The presence of air inside the bag can increase the possibility of food spoilage. Leave a space of about 1 cm for each date. This mode provides suitable space for dates after freezing. As a result, the bag does not tear.
To store dates in the freezer, be sure to write the packing date on it. This method will help you to consume dates at the right time. Choose the farthest point of the freezer to store these nutritious seeds. This mode will increase the storage time of dates. By freezing dates, you can use them within three years.