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I have only been in Taiwan for 4 months but have already come to the conclusion that every dry, powdery substance has to be put in some kind of air tight container. So..I am looking for a source of cheap or free plastic containers. By free I mean that if I buy some product, the product usually comes packed in a reusable plastic container - just as margarine used to.
Buy some freezer-weight ziplocks (any grocery, Costco, etc.), and some dessicant packets (any DIY baking shop; see sticky in Food section). Inexpensive (e.g. 8-10NT) plastic boxes that seal area also available at the latter.
NEW! Better for you! This post is now carb-conscious, low-fat, and gluten-free!
I have a collection of Lock n' Lock containers precisely for that reason. If it is not mold, then it's ants/roaches/bugs (especially rice) and then, as Dragonbones said, use secant packets.
Lo urgente no deja tiempo para lo importante. Mafalda.
None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Eat the delicious food. Walk in the sunshine. Jump in the ocean. Say the truth that you’re carrying in your heart like hidden treasure. Be silly. Be kind. Be weird. There’s no time for anything else.
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