Food Storage

Dec 26 18:29 2007 Kamyar Shah Print This Article

Learn about food storage

My mother does not know how to make adjustments; especially when it comes to food. She had eight kids and is accustomed to food shopping for 10,Guest Posting which includes her and my dad. But everyone has flown the coupe, and still she food shops for eight hungry hippos as if no one has ever left. Her food storage cabinets contain more cans than a grocery store shelf. The refrigerator is ready to feed the entire state of Rhode Island. She could set up some tables at the Rhode Island welcome center and people could help themselves and take home some leftovers.

Do you know anyone like this, who over food shops and needs more food storage? Well this is not just a domestic issue. Many food venders lack the food storage space in their own homes, or they refuse to use their own homes for food storage. Food venders seek relief in storage units for food storage. If a storage unit is granted, food venders are limited to package and canned goods for using storage units as food storage. Freezer and refrigerator food usually is prohibited.

Someone might be storing food for charity reasons. A social worker might be collecting food donations to help feed the hungry. In this case, storage units serve as temporary food storage until the food is shipped to its destination.

If you are planning on using a storage unit for food storage, take some precautions to insure that your storage unit doesn't become infested with bugs and rats. Put bagged food items in sealed storage bins. This will prevent bugs and rats from smelling food in your storage unit. Storage bins also keep them from penetrating the bags of food. Store all the food goods off the ground. Use a shelf or table to elevate the food from the floor. Double bag and seal airtight all food items. Check the food for broken or damaged packaging. If packaging is broken get rid of the food by throwing it away or eating it. Leaving it in food storage is an invitation for mice and rats. Taking these precautions could save you and your storage neighbors from infestation. Your storage neighbor is already nervous about renting a storage unit next to food storage, so don't give him any grief.

Food storage is best when kept in a climate control unit. Climate control will insure that your food items be kept at a constant 70 degrees. Your stored food won't spoil from extreme temperature conditions. Preserved food doesn't last forever; however, you don't have to shorten foods live by letting it cook in 100 degree weather. Can drinks and bottle drinks are ultra sensitive to temperature variations. A can of seasoned can of soda will become stale from climate change. So, to insure the best quality from your product, keep food in a climate control unit.

Storing food in a storage unit can be a pleasurable experience if it is done right. Otherwise you may cause a nightmare for yourself and your storage unit neighbors.

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