There are many reasons why one may need to learns the ins and outs of bulk food storage. For some, it’s a matter of survival or having enough food in case there is an emergency. For others, it’s about saving money, shopping with coupons, shopping less frequently or shopping at large discount stores. No matter the reasoning behind it, if not done properly, bulk food storage can become a waste of time, money and energy. Here are some tips to help you get started.
1. Choose a good place for bulk food storage. Many people try to store their excess bulk foods in their kitchen with the foods they eat everyday. This can create a number of problems ranging from clutter to rotting food. If space is available, food should be stored away from your everyday items, in a pantry, separate freezer or refrigeration or even in another room.
2. Keep an eye out for pests. From rats and mice to moths and bugs, food is a major attraction for vermin who are looking for a meal for themselves. Setting traps in your storage ar