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Best ways to store and use Tomato Paste

What is the best storage for tomato paste? Can you freeze tomato paste? How long does tomato paste last in the fridge? We have answers to all of these food-saving questions and storage tips:

Best Storage

The cupboard is the best place to store tomato paste.
Once opened, store tomato paste in an airtight container in the fridge.

Ensure your fridge is set between 0 and 4°C.

Can I Freeze It?


Freeze in portion-sized containers or in ice cube trays before transferring to an airtight container, for up to a year.

Fresher For Longer

Never store opened tomato paste in the can, unless it’s sealed. Store in an airtight container in the fridge or freezer to extend its freshness.

Use It Up

Tomato paste is great for intensifying any other tomato flavours in your cooking.

Did You Know?

One six-ounce can of tomato paste adds sufficient flavour to make a six-serving pot of chili or stew.