Many refrigerators tend to be a few degrees warmer on the top than on the bottom. Use the following guide to know how long fresh picked or purchased fruits and vegetables will last in optimal storage.
Cold & Moist – Bottom shelf of fridge
|Green Beans||7-10 days|
|Snap peas||7-10 days|
Cool & Moist – Top shelf of fridge
|Spring berries||2-7 days|
Cool & Dry – On counter
Plastic containers are not recommended for storing produce, because the tight fitting lids cause condensation which promotes spoilage. Plants with high water content such as fresh herbs spoil more quickly than low moisture produce such as onions.
Enhance the life of your produce with this simple guide.
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