Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Pear - European
Indications of Quality
Freedom from bruising, scars, sunburn, insect damage, mechanical injuries (impact, compression, and/or vibration bruising), and other defects; firm flesh; pleasant aroma.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Location: Ripen on the counter first, then store in the refrigerator
Temperature: 29 to 31 F (-1.5 to -0.5 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 2-7 months*
Ethylene Production: High
Ethylene Sensitivity: High
Do not wash before storing. Place in a VeggieZips™ produce bag if desired. A HydroLiner™ is not necessary.
* 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.
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