From the month of manufacture, our Minute® Instant products have a shelf life (BEST BY) of 2 years. Most of our Rice Cups products have a shelf life (BEST BY) of 15 months.
To assure the best quality and flavor, we recommend you consume the product by the BEST BY date.
You can store Minute® Rice Cups microwavable rice in a cool, dry area such as a pantry.
Store package in a cool, dry, insect-free area in the original box or other container, which permits circulation of air. Keep away from foods or materials with aromas as they can be absorbed. You can also store the rice in a refrigerator or freezer to extend the shelf life.