Entry from US English dictionary
Able to survive long periods on store or home shelves without spoiling: a growing number of dairy-based beverages are shelf-stable and can be stored in the pantry rather than the refrigerator
More example sentences
- The tried-and-true solution still seems to be convenience as companies rolled out an array of entries that ran the gamut from pre-marinated/pre-cooked branded meats to shelf-stable and frozen home-meal kits.
- Creating quite a commotion in the cracker aisle and elsewhere among the store's shelf-stable spaces is private label cheese in aerosol cans.
- So refrigerated dip companies have embarked on a wave of innovation, as they seek to lure consumers away from the admittedly easier to carry and store shelf-stable products.
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