SMART STORAGE — Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh



Smart storage

Keep fruits and vegetables fresh. Help your food stay fresher, taste better and last longer by storing it in the right place.

Tips to practice SMART STORAGE

  • Store onions, garlic, potatoes, mangos, papayas and pineapples in a cool, dark place. See where to store other fruits and vegetables. PDF icon
  • Use clear storage bags or containers to help extend the life of your produce and easily identify the contents.
  • Separate very ripe fruit, apples and bananas as they will spoil other produce.
  • Wash berries just before eating to prevent mold.
  • Make produce that's past its prime into soups, sauces, pies or smoothies.
  • If you like your fruit at room temperature, take what you’ll eat for the day out of the fridge in the morning.

Other resources

Food Storage Tips
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  • Learn more about why preventing food waste matters

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