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How can I store cashew nuts?

Vandana  R. Sheth
Nutrition & Dietetics
Due to the high fat content, cashew nuts become rancid fast especially at room temperature. It is important to store them in air-tight containers. They will last for upto 6 months in the refrigerator and 1 year in the freezer.
Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Due to their high content of oleic acid versus polyunsaturated oils, cashew nuts are more stable than most other nuts. Still, they should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator, where they will keep for about six months, or in the freezer, where they will keep for about one year. Cashew butter should always be refrigerated once it is opened.

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