Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Plantain

Indications of Quality

Freedom from defects, such as insect injury, physical damage, scars and decay; As specialty bananas ripen, their starch content is converted into sugars (increased sweetness).

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Room Temperature
Temperature: 55 to 59 F (13 to 15 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 1-5 weeks*

Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: High

* 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.