Properly stored, unopened bacon will maintain best quality for about 1 to 2 months in the freezer, but will remain safe beyond that time. The freezer time shown is for best quality only – bacon that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.



Can you eat two year old frozen bacon?

Editor: According to the USDA, fresh or thawed bacon should be used within 7 days. Technically, frozen food will stay safe to eat nearly indefinitely, but for the sake of quality and taste we tend to freeze bacon no more than a few months.

How long can bacon be kept in freezer?

Generally, unopened bacon can last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator and up to 8 months in the freezer. Meanwhile, bacon that has been opened but not cooked may only last around 1 week in the refrigerator and up to 6 months in the freezer.

How long does Bacon last when frozen?

Bacon can be frozen for up to 2 months. To freeze bacon, you should wrap it in greaseproof paper before bagging it up to freeze. Can You Refreeze Bacon? No Does Bacon Freeze Well?

Can you put Bacon in the freezer?

If your package of bacon is still unopened, you can put it right into the freezer. Overwrap the original packaging if you plan to store it in the freezer for an extended period of time (more than 2 months). You can do that using aluminium foil or plastic wrap. You can also put the original packaging into a plastic container instead.

How do you store cooked bacon long term?

Put it in an air tight container and store it in the freezer. This process can help keep cooked bacon good for three to four months, and can even extend its shelf life to six months. But the longer it sits in the freezer, the saltier it becomes.

How long does bacon grease last in the fridge?

Bacon fat will actually keep in an airtight container in the fridge for a good 4 to 6 months. But freezing it can double that shelf life. Follow the guide below to perfectly freeze your bacon grease: