16 Store Cupboard Items You’ve Had for *Way* Too Long

As it happens, peanut butter, chocolate, nuts, spices, tins of vegetables and soups don’t last forever.

We’ve all got them; Pantry items that lurk inside the store cupboard for months – and often years on end. As it happens, peanut butter, chocolate, nuts, spices, tins of vegetables and soups don’t last forever. Each of them have their own little quirks and signs of spoilage to be mindful of.

Thankfully, this is officially a judgment-free zone, so we can all purge our secret stashes of store cupboard items together.

Here are 16 common pantry items that are most likely to be past their prime.