How Long Do Artichokes Last?

Artichoke - how long do artichokes last? Full of fiber, vitamins and antioxidants this vegetable is best eaten fresh.

The best picks at the market are dark green, heavy for their size, and the petals will squeak when pressed together.

The shelf life of artichokes is tricky because there is usually no sell by date, use by date or best before date attached anywhere. For eat by date purposes, the purchase date is all there is to by so it is good to know what to look for when the artichoke is going bad.

So, how long do artichokes last? When properly stored, the shelf life of artichokes past the date purchased is approximately...

Artichokes Expiration Date

Counter Refrigerator
Artichokes last for 1-4 Days 6-7 Days
Prepared (in a jar) Artichokes last for 1 Year Unopened 6 Months Opened

Of course, all foods last for a shorter period of time if they are not stored properly.

How to tell if Artichokes are bad, rotten or spoiled?

Practicing proper hygiene and food safety techniques will help prevent foodborne illness.

Artichokes will wrinkle and dry out as they age. When this begins to happen, cut off the bottom part of the stem and submerge the choke in cold water. Let it sit for several hours (2-20) until it rehydrates. Shake it off and then store it again for 4-5 more days.

There are, of course, certain health risks associated with spoiled foods so always remember to practice food safety and enjoy your foods before their shelf life has expired!

How to store Artichokes to extend their shelf life?

Artichokes keep best in a plastic bag in the produce drawer of the refrigerator. Be sure to sprinkle a little water into the bag to keep the choke hydrated. Do not wash the artichoke until ready to cook.

Some benefits of proper food storage include eating healthier, cutting food costs and helping the environment by avoiding waste.

How long are Artichokes good for when prepared in a dish?

How long do artichokes last? That depends. How long does bread last? In general, artichokes will last as long as the quickest expiring food in the prepared dish.

What are our shelf life resources?

In determining how long Artichokes lasts, our content incorporates research from multiple resources, including the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Food & Drug Administration. In addition, we scoured the web for informative articles and reports related to food safety, food storage and the shelf life of Artichokes.

*An important note about expiration dates...

Although the Artichokes shelf life information on Eat By Date is generally reliable, please remember that individual cases will vary and that our advice should only be taken as an opinion and not a replacement for your health care professional. Please eat responsibly!