Biltong Storage - Keep It Fresh, Keep It Tasty! Alright, listen up, folks! Biltong i meant to be devoured fresh and at room temperature. But hey, we get it, life happens, someone walks in the room and you don’t wanna share so you gotta hide it for later. No worries, we got your back!

Here are the do's and don'ts to keep your biltong in tip-top shape. Let's dive in! Do's - Chill Out in Style Once you've cracked open that biltong pouch of awesomeness, it's time to get your storage game on point.
Pop that meaty goodness into the fridge, but hold up! We've got a pro tip for you. Grab a cool brown paper bag, you know, the kind you snag from Safeway or Save-On for your sandwich stash. Toss your biltong in there, and it'll continue to dry out slowly while staying mold-free and safe to munch on.
If you're feeling lazy (we won't judge), you can also keep it in the original pouch. Just zip it back up, locking in all that juicy freshness, and let it chill in the fridge. Easy peasy, right?
Don'ts - Plastic is a No-Go! You should NEVER, and we mean nooit (NEVER) store your biltong in a sealed plastic bag or closed container for long. Trust us, it's a recipe for disaster. Why? Well, it messes up the natural drying process, and your biltong will start sweating. And no, we're not talking about a workout session. We're talking about creating the perfect conditions for mold to thrive. Let's keep it mold-free, people! Frozen Delights - Cold Goodness for the Long Haul But wait, there's more!
If you wanna go the long haul with your biltong, freezing is the name of the game. Yup, you heard it right. Freeze that flavor bomb, and it'll stay mnandi (fresh) for months.
Here's the deal though: if you've got biltong slabs, vacuum seal 'em before freezing. That way, they'll stay intact and ready to rock when you thaw 'em out. However, if you've got sliced biltong, don't go crazy with the vacuum sealing. Trust us, you'll end up with a clumpy, oily mess. Instead, freeze those loose slices in a brown paper bag. When your taste buds start screaming for action, let it naturally thaw at room temperature for a few hours. Boom! You've got yourself a snack fit for a hungry hiker or anyone craving a tasty, on-the-go treat.