the life of rye

Joined Jul 27, 2004
how long will rye flour last in an air tight container

i bake rye about 3 times a year and this has ben a nagging concern. i ben throwing it out every time i make a new loaf my pocket books complaining
Joined Dec 4, 2001
In the wheat berry it is the germ that is made up largely of fat that goes rancid after a time and spoils the wholewheat flour. Is that true with rye? I don't know.

How about if you shop at a place that sells bulk flour and just buy what you need at the time and avoid the waste?

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