10 Foods That Never (or Almost Never) Expire

Guess the foods, drinks, and condiments that are known to last a long time.
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Last updated: June 26, 2019
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This item will maintain its nutrient content and flavor for 30 years when stored in oxygen-free containers in temperatures below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Its brown counterpart will only last 6 months because of the natural oils found in its bran layer.
White Rice
The oldest jar of this sticky stuff ever found is believed to be 5500 years old. Unbeelievable!
This item will last nearly forever if you don't add iodine.
Even after it has been opened, this salty, liquid condiment from Asia can keep for years in your refrigerator.
Soy Sauce
Whether powdered or granulated this item can last a long time if kept in airtight containers to keep moisture at bay.
The protein digestibility in the dried form of this item will remain stable over time if stored properly. It also pairs nicely with the first item in this quiz.
Dried Beans
A Guide to Food Storage for Emergencies lists this pancake favorite as having an indefinite shelf life due to its resistance to microbial growth, including molds.
Pure Maple Syrup
The powdered form of this item may not taste as good as the fresh but it does lasts longer. It is also easier to transport and store.
Powdered Milk
While the flavors will change over time due to oxidation, this item will be OK to drink as long as you don't drive afterwards.
Hard Liquor
Invented by Native Americans, this item is still a favorite of survivalists looking for a long-lasting source of protein.
Level 70
Jan 31, 2019
Can you accept "maple syrup" as an answer?
Level 45
Feb 7, 2019
Thanks for the feedback. I made the change.