• Storing Fruits and Vegetables

    The secret for keeping fresh fruits and vegetables fresh longer

    You know that feeling.  Your heart sinks.  As soon as you reach into the refrigerator and pull out those luscious raspberries you so carefully picked up at the farmer’s market. You can’t believe it.  White spots…all over…spoiled!  How could that be?  You just bought them, and they were perfect.  Yes, berries, especially raspberries can turn quickly, but did you look at what else is in that drawer that might be causing the problem? There is a secret to keeping fresh fruits and vegetables fresh! All fruits and vegetables contain a natural hormone called Ethylene that promotes ripening.   Ethylene forms into a gas and not only ripens the fruit or vegetable…

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