Where should you store Vegemite?

Where should you store Vegemite?

Vegemite One of the frequently asked questions on Vegemite’s website is “How do I store Vegemite?” The answer is: Vegemite is a shelf stable product and once opened, can be stored in the cupboard or pantry right up until the best before date.

Does Vegemite go in the cupboard?

VEGEMITE is a shelf stable product and once opened can be stored in the cupboard or pantry right up until the best before date.

How long can you keep Vegemite?

however, I DID manage to ‘lose’ an opened jar of it in my cupboards a few years back, found it last summer, and opened it to find it looked, smelled and tasted LIKE JUST OPENED! So, I can personally validate that Vegemite lasts YEARS (3 years, at least) opened in a room-temperature cupboard.

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What is in the pantry?


  • Kosher salt.
  • Fine salt.
  • Black peppercorns.
  • Extra virgin olive oil.
  • Vegetable oil.
  • Apple cider vinegar.
  • Red wine vinegar.
  • Balsamic or sherry vinegar.

Is Vegemite good for you?

Vegemite is an Australian spread made from leftover brewer’s yeast, salt, malt and vegetable extract. It’s an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, B3 and B9. The Reduced Salt version even contains vitamins B6 and B12. These vitamins may support brain health and reduce fatigue, anxiety, stress and heart disease risk.

Where is the best before date on Vegemite?

Update: On further inspection, the date on the bottom of the jar is just a date, it’s not labeled as “best before” or “use by” anywhere on the jar. Definitely not the date of manufacture though, and the official Vegemite FAQ implies it’s a best-before date.

Can you get sick from off Vegemite?

You can’t get more Aussie than this. Dozens of people responded to Ms Edwards query, claiming they had been eating out of date Vegemite for years and had experienced no associated illness whatsoever. “I found a large jar in the ‘camping box’ at least 10 years out of date and we ate it — no probs at all,” one mum wrote.

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Why is Vegemite illegal in the US?

THE US has banned Vegemite, even to the point of searching Australians for jars of the spread when they enter the country. Kraft spokeswoman Joanna Scott said: “The (US) Food and Drug Administration doesn’t allow the import of Vegemite simply because the recipe does have the addition of folic acid. ”

Why is Vegemite bad?

Vegemite is high in sodium — one teaspoon contains 5 \% of your daily recommended value. This can negatively impact blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease.

What is the purpose of a pantry?

The purpose of a pantry or a larder is to store dry foods. The more you can store in it, the more space you save in the rest of your kitchen. As a practical solution – all your food could be stored in one fridge/freezer and in one pantry/larder.

Should Vegemite be stored in the fridge?

Vegemite, and where to store it, is causing a strain on household relationships. One the one hand, some say the delicious jar of vegemite is perfectly fine kept on the shelf in a cupboard. On the other hand, others like to keep it in the fridge. In an article for Good Food, food writer Richard Cornish answers this question once and for all.

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Does it stop with Vegemite?

It doesn’t stop with Vegemite. Everyone seems to have a different opinion on condiments specifically and food stuffs more generally. Even butter. It was nothing, a few decades ago, to keep the butter in the pantry all the time. Call me crazy but I would have thought that, you know, being a dairy product, it would go off and potentially harm you?

Is there enough salt in a jar of Vegemite to survive?

The rational part of my brain knows there is enough salt in a jar of Vegemite to survive through drought, flood and nuclear blast. It will never go off, no matter how warm the temperature. Yet I am loathe to change my ways.