Back to How to Make Coffee

How to Store Coffee

Properly storing your Folgers® Coffee also will help you preserve the best flavor. We recommend storing Folgers Ground Coffee in the refrigerator with the lid tightly closed. You can store Folgers Instant Coffee in the refrigerator or at room temperature, but the lid should be tightly closed.

Check out this table for more storage guidelines and timelines:

Unop-
ened
Opened
(Room Temper-
ature)
Opened
(Refrig-
erated)
Folgers Ground Refer to Best-By Date One to Three Weeks Up to One Month
Folgers Decaf Refer to Best-By Date One to Three Weeks Up to One Month
Folgers Instant Coffee Crystals Refer to Best-By Date Up to One Month Up to One Month
Folgers Coffee Singles® Refer to Best-By Date Up to One Year Up to One Year