ebay - now I'm frightened to even look there, just in case I try to buy the lot

Whilst my father was clearing the kitchen after my mother passed away, he found loads of food (the tinned and dried stuff only though) that was up to 20 odd years out of date. Do you know what he did?

yes, he kept it all . . . . I kid you not.

He still offers us bottled fruits etc for pudding when we go to eat that are 'only' five or so years old. If it was good enough during the war, it's good enough for you now.