Phil Bremer briefs the nation on food storage times and techniques

23 January 2024

How long you can safely store a range of foods.

Who hasn’t hesitated before upending the plastic bottle of well-aged tomato sauce, developing a black gunge around the nozzle?  Or lamented the wasted half of the avocado gone brown…and what about the Christmas ham?  Just how long is too long to store food? In his inimitable, no-nonsense style, Phil Bremer dished out some timely advice on food storage times and techniques on Radio NZ before Christmas, which is even more pertinent as summer peaks.