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Storage tips

posted Sep 19, 2013, 9:20 AM by Linda Hopey   [ updated Sep 25, 2013, 1:31 PM by SAU31 Webmaster ]

APPLES: Must be kept ice cold. Taking apples

from cold storage to warm and back to cold will

cause condensation, which will break down the wax

on the surface, turning the wax into a whitish film.

 

GRAPES: Should never be stored next to Green

onions. Grapes will absorb the Green Onion flavor.

 

TOMATOES: Should not be refrigerated. These are

sub-tropical fruits and do not like the cold. Cold temperatures

kill the flavor, stop the ripening and break

down the molecular cell structure, causing the fruit

to soften. Fully ripened fruit can be refrigerated, but

not more than 48 hours.

 

ORANGES: Should be kept in the warmest part

of your walk-in, and should be kept away from

high humidity items, which can cause the orange to

become spotted.