How Long Items Last In Your Freezer

The fridge freezer, a wonderful appliance that has helped keep our food fresh, but how fresh exactly? With the number of items that are purchased weekly or monthly how many items are we throwing prematurely? If you are unsure, don’t worry we can help with that! Here are how long these items last in your freezer and if you need help repairing your fridge to ensure it’s running efficiently you can always depend on our refrigerator repair service

Meat, Poultry, Seafood

The staple in most freezers is meat, poultry and seafood and having them part of your grocery list is great as it means less grocery shopping required as these items can last up to a year. 

  • Chicken (raw): 9 to 12 months
  • Chicken/turkey cooked: 4 to 6 months
  • Cold cuts: 2 months
  • Hot dogs: 1 to 2 months
  • Ground meat: 4 months
  • Steaks: 4 to 12 months
  • Shrimp (raw): 6 months
  • Fish fillets: 6 months

Sweet Treats 

Who doesn’t love dessert? Before you chuck out your latest creation, consider keeping your dessert in the freezer, it can help maintain its freshness for longer so you don’t have to skip a sweet treat after your meal. 

  • Bread/cake: 3 months
  • Cookies (baked or dough): 3 months
  • Butter: 6 to 9 months
  • Fruit: 6 to 12 months
  • Yoghurt: 2 month
  • Ice cream and sorbet: 2 months
  • Butter: 6 to 9 months

Savoury Dishes 

Freeze your favourite vegetables, stew and pizza to make it last for longer! Minimise your waste and save your cash by storing these items into your freezer. If your fridge is not keeping its cool remember, book our refrigerator repair service. 

  • Pizza: 1 to 2 months
  • Soups & Stews (vegetable or meat) 2 to 3 months
  • Vegetables: 8 to 12 months

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