Many customers ask how SHE to keep cocoa powder in the fridge but still keep its whole smell. Now, SHE is going to share the tips!
Should or should not keep cocoa powder in the fridge?
Some others advise that it is really good to keep cocoa powder in the fridge. However, pure cocoa can be kept in the shade. The humidity in the fridge is so high that cocoa powder can clump together. Furthermore, microorganism in food can penetrate into the powder and damage it.
How to keep cocoa powder
Zip the bag or put the lid on the pot carefully after using
Keep the powder in the dark zip shells or glass jars. You can wrap the jars with dark-colored papers to minimize the light shining on.
Keep the powder in airy, shady, cool and dry space. Avoid the sunshine.
Use a dry spoon to scoop the powder
Consume the powder with 3 months accounted from the time you open the package because it has no preservative substances.
Hope that the above tips are useful for you to use virgin cocoa powder better.