This simple method of How To Store 50 Pounds of Flour In 5 Gallon Buckets is a frugal food storage money saving way to buy in bulk and create smaller sealed quantities for easy access.
Put flour in strong food grade plastic bag. If the flour bag is packaged in paper, put the whole bag inside a food grade plastic bag. Remove excess air from bag. Freeze flour for 48 hours to kill off weevils or insect eggs in the flour. Sorry for the disturbing fact if nobody ever told you about weevils or insect eggs in processed flour before but freezing does kill them.
Proper food storage is the key to extending the expiration date of food.
Multiple 5 pound bags of flour can be frozen individually and stored in a five gallon food grade plastic bucket with tight fitting lid.
Gamma seal lids for five gallon buckets are worth their weight in gold when having to open food storage buckets. They twist off easily and when put back on create a tight seal to keep out any dust, mice or insects.
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