Produce Information / Storage Tips
Use a Bluapple® to absorb ethylene gas to extend the life of produce.
Indications of Quality
Uniformity; firm exterior; freedom from adhering soil; freedom from bruising (black spot or shatter-bruising), scuffing or skinning, growth cracks, sprouting, insect damage, decay, greening, or other defects.
Ideal Storage Conditions
Location: Room Temperature; store in well-ventilated area in the pantry. Protect from light to avoid greening.
Temperature: 50 to 59 F (10 to 15 C)
Relative Humidity: 90 to 95%
Approximate Storage Life: 10-14 days*
Ethylene Production: Very Low
Ethylene Sensitivity: Moderate
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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