Foods that almost never expire
White rice -
While brown rice can only last around six months due to its oils, white rice can be kept indefinitely.
One of the only foods that actually lasts forever—and it’s natural! The oldest honey ever found was 5500 years old.
Maple syrup -
While fake maple syrup does have a shelf life, the real stuff does not. As long as it remains unopened, you can keep this around forever.
Canned coconut milk -
If powdered milk isn’t your thing, try canned coconut milk. Cook it into your food or use it for your baking needs. It will last for more than a year.
Red wine - Not all wine is created equal. While commercial wines may last from one to three years, fine wine will stick around for decades.
Dried beans -
While they may not be the tastiest things after an extended period, beans are still good to eat 30 years later, according to studies.
Good for anything from appetizers to martinis, unopened jars of olives have a shelf life of up to three years.
Hard liquor - If stored properly though, your hard liquor can last as long as you need it to, until the moment is right.
Stored in an airtight container (as long as you keep water and bugs out) you can sweeten your food for as long as you like.
Spam - One of the least shocking entries on this list, spam is made to last. However, it may surprise you that it may not last forever.
The acidic components of vinegar make it self-preserving, so its shelf life has been categorized by the Vinegar Institute as “almost indefinite.”
Vanilla extract -
This delicious baking staple has just enough alcohol in it to keep the bacteria away, ensuring an almost indefinite shelf life.
Protein powder - Lucky for you, it has been estimated that whey protein can last up to 18 months.
A key ingredient to numerous recipes, cornstarch kept in a cool, dry place can be used forever. It’s a good investment for all of your thickening needs.
Coconut oil -
In addition to numerous other uses, coconut oil is also one of the better cooking oils, as it has an infinite shelf life.