Food materials – such as flour, cereals, sugar, spices etc. do not require special arrangement for storage. They have less amount of moisture. They can be kept at room temperature in tight containers to protect them from dust, moisture and insects. But the place of storing should be clean, dry, cool, dark, well-ventilated and free from rodents and insects.

Flour, food-grains, sugar, cereals, spices are stored by this method.