Tips for Storing Berries
Storing berries can be tricky. Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, currants, blackberries, and gooseberries) are highly perishable.
The following steps will help:
• Sort through your fruit. Remove any damaged berries or debris.
• Store berries in the refrigerator in a perforated plastic bag.
• Don’t wash berries before storing them. Wash berries in a colander under running water just before using them.
• Berries generally have a low sensitivity to ethylene1. This means berries can usually be stored with other fruit.
• Berries will last in the refrigerator for 7 to 10 days.
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1. Ethylene is a gas produced by fruit as it ripens. It can cause other fruit stored nearby to deteriorate.