Fruit and Vegetable Storage Chart
Does it matter if you store certain fruits and vegetables together? What should be stored in the fridge, and what should be stored at room temperature? How long can your produce be stored before it goes bad?
Hopefully this fruit and vegetable storage chart will help you answer these questions. Print it out and stick it on your fridge for quick reference.
For even more detail check out the new “Storing Fresh Fruit and Vegetables” e-book. In the book, you’ll find recipes, tips, and the best methods for storing more than 30 common fruits and vegetables.
In 2002, a report released by the University of Arizona and the United States Department of Agriculture indicated American families threw out an average of 470 pounds of food per year. That’s about 14 percent of all food brought into the home. Every day, more than half a pound of produce was wasted. The annual cost of this waste was found to be $600!