Produce Information / Storage Tips

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

Cucumber - slicing

Indications of Quality

Uniform shape; firm exterior; dark green skin color; freedom from growth or handling defects; freedom from decay; an absence of yellowing.

Ideal Storage Conditions

Location: Room Temperature; can be kept in the refrigerator for 1-3 days if used soon after removal from refrigerator.
Temperature: 50 to 54 F (10 to 12 C)
Relative Humidity: 85 to 90%
Approximate Storage Life: 10-14 days*

Ethylene Production: Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: High

Storage Tips


Do not wash before storing. Gently wrap a dry HydroLiner™ around the produce. Place in a VeggieZips™ storage produce bag, and close.

* 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.