Flax Shelf Life

What is the flax shelf life? Some time ago I purchased a container of your flax seed. We have been storing it in the kitchen cupboard. What is shelf life of flax seed? flax shelf life
Thanks for your help.
Roy P


Hi Roy,
Great question! The answer will depend on whether you have Whole Flax seed or Cold Milled Flax.

Whole Flax Seed -

If you have the whole flax seed, then your flax (because it is a seed) could technically last up to 7 years.

However, we recommend to use it within 2-3 years -then you KNOW you are getting all the nutritional value of the flax.
(And really if you don't eat it within that time, you probably aren't experiencing all the incredible benefits of the powerful seed!)

Cold Milled Flax Seed -

If you are wondering about the of cold milled flax shelf life, then that is usually ~2 years after it has been milled and packaged and it will have the 'best by date' on the container.

Here's to your health!

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