Fruit and Vegetable Storage Tips

Vegetables and fruits are healthy for you. In order for fruits and vegetables last longer in storage, there are several ways to save some kinds of fruits and vegetables so that last much longer.

1. Blueberries and grapes
These fruits can last approximately 10-14 days in the refrigerator and somewhat longer if they are placed in the freezer. Remember, you should not wash them before putting them in the freezer.

2. Avocado
Avocados can last 5 days in the refrigerator, you should wrap them in paper to slow decay.

3. Watermelon
Watermelon should be placed on the table for about a week. This method would double the levels of Lycopene and beta-carotene in watermelon. A day before consumption, keep the watermelon in the refrigerator. Avoid storing watermelon near other fruit. Watermelon is a fruit that easily damaged by Ethylene, the natural gas from the fruit that can speed up the process of decay.

4. Peas
Keep peas in an airtight container so that last much longer.

5. Green beans
Choose brightly colored green beans. You can store the green beans in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

6. Mung Bean Sprouts
To be more durable mung bean sprouts should be placed in the refrigerator, soak in water. Mung Bean Sprouts can last up to 3 days.

7. Tomatoes
Tomatoes should be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container, especially ripe tomatoes. Cold temperatures will slow the progression of color, flavor, and nutrition. Avoid placing the ripe tomatoes near other vegetables. The same as watermelon, tomatoes are very sensitive to Ethylene gas.

8. Green vegetables
Green vegetables should be ensured completely dry when they wanted to be saved. Wrap in paper towels, then put in a plastic bag and store in a dry temperature. Avoid putting it near a fruit or vegetable that emits Ethylene.
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