Author Topic: Lets talk about salt storage  (Read 8214 times)

Offline Stwood

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Re: Lets talk about salt storage
« Reply #60 on: December 18, 2019, 10:17:59 AM »
I keep ours in jars, as the ants will find the paper packages if left out as I found out after leaving 3 bags un jarred on the shelf for 3-4 days.
I use either the 80oz or 1 gallon jars.
The sugar still sets up in the jars here. Fairly easy to scrape out.

Moisture packets may prevent that?

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Re: Lets talk about salt storage
« Reply #61 on: December 18, 2019, 10:24:17 AM »
A dessicant pkg. might help. Two of the three bags I had I'd gotten on specials since I filled the bucket. The oldest bag was left from filling the buckets the second time. I've noticed that in the buckets the sugar doesn't clump as quickly or even maybe as hard, of course I can open them and break in up before it get brick hard. I haven't had a problem with ants getting into sugar bags on the shelf just bugs in flour on the shelf or in the bucket, eggs already there in the flour probably.

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Re: Lets talk about salt storage
« Reply #62 on: December 19, 2019, 01:47:57 PM »
does salt go bad? how many pounds do you guys save?

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Re: Lets talk about salt storage
« Reply #63 on: December 19, 2019, 04:57:14 PM »
Salt and sugar do not go bad. Nothing eats salt but ants might get into sugar. Currently I have only about 4 lbs. salt but also 60+ lbs. of sugar.  ::)