Is the Conundrum of Fruit Storage Leaving You Scratching Your Head? Here Is How to Approach It!

Fresh fruits are nutritious and delicious, whether they’re home-grown or purchased. Unfortunately, they are also perishable. Knowing how to store fruits correctly, however, extends their life, makes the most out of your seasonal bounty, and reduces overall food waste. There’s a lot of variation, so it's very helpful to know what goes where – and more importantly, why. Here is how to store fresh fruit properly!

Fruits That Should Be Stored in the Refrigerator:

• Apples
• Blueberries
• Cherries
• Cranberries
• Currants
• Figs
• Grapes
• Lychees
• Mangosteens
• Pomegranates
• Strawberries
• Raspberries

Fruits That Should Not Be Stored In the Refrigerator:

• Apricots
• Avocados
• Bananas
• Kiwis
• Mangoes
• Melons
• Nectarines
• Papayas
• Peaches
• Pears
• Persimmons
• Pineapples
• Plantain
• Plums

Oxford at Santa Clara Apartments in Pflugerville, Texas is committed to making sure that our residents can live their best life! By taking advantage of our tips & tricks, we hope that you can easily maintain—and even improve— your normal routine.

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