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

Storage Tips

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.