Grass fed ghee: 6 simple advices to increase its shelf life

  • July 2, 2021
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Grass fed ghee: how to increase shelf life

Grass-fed Ghee is a kitchen staple, and besides culinary uses, grass-fed ghee has many medicinal benefits for better health care and related paybacks. However, ghee can be preserved without refrigeration, and good quality ghee can be preserved for up to 18 months from its manufacturing date. But with a few tricks and tips, you can increase the shelf life of the ghee you have brought for your kitchen. 

Ghee should be kept in an airtight container.

Good quality ghee should be preserved in an airtight container and kept in a glass jar away from direct sunlight so that no moisture is formed. The UV rays from sunlight, fluorescent lights, and other sources may accelerate the oxidation process.

The storage container for grass fed ghee must be opaque to prevent the intrusion of UV rays. Filtering UV rays is one of the stable ways to prolong product endurance without compromising its edible quality.

You must keep ghee out of sun exposure.

Moisture inside the jar or moisture caused by direct sunlight may cause deterioration of the ghee quality and reduce its shelf-life. Right, and careful preservation of the ghee is one of the ways to increase its shelf life.

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Do not use a moist or used spoon.

You should never use a moist spoon or an unwashed dirty spoon to remove ghee from its container. This kind of mishandling will cause ghee adulteration and spoil its quality quickly. Whether using the best quality cow ghee or not, unsolicited handling of this dairy product will cause mass spoilage of its texture and flavor.

In short, dirt and moisture intrusion in ghee can cause permanent quality damage. If you want to preserve your grass fed ghee for long, you need to use a dry, clean, and good-quality spoon always in the container.

Keep the ghee container in a dry place.

Ghee containers should be preserved in a close and dark space to avoid sunlight and exposure to glaring light.  Although sensitive, this dairy product does not require refrigeration support to preserve it. Rather, preserving it in a dry, dark place is more favorable for its longer shelf-life.

Grass-fed ghee purchase: Check leakproof packaging

Always purchase ghee in a sealed pouch or good-quality container to keep the product in its factory-packed container. This is one of the best ways to extend the shelf life of the grass fed ghee you have bought. A dry container is one of the best requisites for preserving ghee for a longer time on the kitchen shelf.

Although some people recommend preserving ghee in a refrigerator, grass fed cow ghee can be preserved at room temperature for a longer period. However, you must keep the dairy product in a dry corner of your kitchen or storage room.

Check ingredients and focus on purity.

While buying cow ghee, you must check if the ghee is free from additives, synthetic preservatives, artificial color, and flavor. Also, you must check if the product is prepared in the best hygienic condition.  Only grass fed ghee produced under the best manufacturing process will offer you a longer shelf life.

Although wide varieties of cow ghee are available in the market under different brand names, Milkio traditional grass-fed cow ghee is one of the best in its category.

What are the common reasons for ghee spoilage?

With its rich aroma and nutritional value, Ghee is a prized ingredient in many culinary traditions. However, its longevity and quality can be compromised by various factors, leading to spoilage. Understanding the common reasons for ghee spoilage is essential for maintaining its flavor and integrity. This guide explores the key culprits behind ghee spoilage and how to safeguard this golden elixir’s freshness.

  • Exposure to Air: When ghee is exposed to air, it can become rancid due to oxidation. The fats in ghee react with oxygen, leading to an off-flavor and odor.
  • Contaminated Utensils: Using dirty utensils or hands to scoop ghee can introduce moisture and bacteria, which may promote spoilage.
  • Excess Moisture: Moisture is an enemy of grass fed ghee. Even a tiny amount of water in the container can lead to mold growth, spoil the texture, and alter the taste.
  • Improper Storage: Storing grass fed ghee in a location with temperature fluctuations, such as near a stove or in direct sunlight, can cause it to melt and solidify repeatedly, affecting quality.
  • Light Exposure: Ghee is sensitive to light. When exposed to direct sunlight, it can degrade, leading to a loss of flavor and nutrition.
  • Contaminated Containers: Using containers that aren’t clean or dry can introduce impurities and lead to bacterial growth, spoiling the ghee.
  • Expired Ghee: Like any food product, grass fed ghee has a finite shelf life. Consuming ghee past its recommended expiration date can lead to spoilage and diminished quality.

What are common signs of Grass fed ghee spoilage?

Common signs of ghee spoilage include:

  • Off Odor: A rancid or unpleasant smell indicates ghee has gone wrong.
  • Color Changes: Any unusual discoloration, such as a darkening, can signify spoilage.
  • Texture Alterations: Spoiled ghee may become grainy or develop an irregular consistency.
  • Off-putting Taste: Ghee that tastes sour, bitter, or different from its usual flavor is likely spoiled.
  • Mold Growth:  if you find visible mold growth on the ghee surface, it is a clear sign of spoilage.
  • Changes in Container: Swelling, rusting, or a damaged container can indicate contamination and spoilage.
  • Presence of Bubbles: Bubbles forming within the ghee may suggest bacterial activity, a sign of spoilage.
Storage Tips of grass-fed ghee for Extended Freshness

Preserving grass-fed ghee’s freshness is essential to maintain its exceptional flavor and nutritional benefits. This guide outlines effective storage techniques to ensure your ghee remains a prized ingredient in your kitchen.

  • Cool and Dark: Store in a cool, dark place away from direct sunlight to prevent temperature fluctuations from affecting ghee’s texture and taste.
  • Airtight Container: Keep ghee in an airtight container to prevent exposure to oxygen, which can lead to rancidity.
  • Avoid Moisture: Ensure the container and utensils are dry to prevent moisture from introducing mold or bacteria.
  • Seal Tightly: Secure the lid or cap tightly after each use to maintain the ghee’s freshness and prevent air infiltration.
  • Refined Spoon: Always use a clean, dry, and non-contaminated spoon or utensil when scooping grass fed ghee to prevent bacterial growth.
  • Regular Inspection: Periodically check for any signs of spoilage, such as off odors or changes in color and texture, to ensure ghee remains fresh.

This grass fed ghee is made in New Zealand using imported and local ingredients.

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