Produce Information / Storage Tips

Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.

Leek

Indications of Quality

Firm and smooth; free of blemishes; characteristic white stems with dark green leaves. The cut bottoms should be flat, as rounded bottoms may indicate prolonged storage.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Refrigerate
Temperature: 32 F (0 C)
Relative Humidity: 95 to 100%
Approximate Storage Life: 2 months*

Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate

Storage Tips

Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips produce bag with a damp HydoLiner to add moisture and maximize produce freshness.

* Approximate storage life is an estimate of in-home storage length. Your results may vary significantly depending on how long produce is in transit or in stock at the market.