Most of us usually have a few sticks of butter in the refrigerator, and it’s not always easy to keep track of how long they’ve been there.

Are we keeping butter too long? Could we do a better job of keeping it fresh? Food scientists have several suggestions.


Butter Shelf Life
Butter1-2 months9 months
Boyer, Renee, and Julie McKinney. "Food Storage Guidelines for Consumers." Virginia Cooperative Extension (2009): n. pag. Web. 7 Dec 2009.

Specific Butter Products


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