Practical Guide on How to Preserve Fruits

At some point, we have all had trouble preserving fruit. In this article, we will share all the keys to solve this problem. Learning how to preserve fruits has countless benefits. The most important is to avoid wasting food.

On the one hand, because of the savings in terms of the economy that that means, but also because of the fact of saving food in a world where many people suffer and die of hunger.

Another advantage is, without a doubt, that in this way the fruits maintain their incredible flavor and nutritional value for much longer.

Preserving fruits

There are many types of fruits in the world, but we are going to share how you can preserve some of the most common or easy to find.

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Conservation Tips

First of all, the tomato: the best way to preserve it is by keeping it in a refrigerator drawer if it is ripe. But, if it is greener, it is recommended to keep it out of the refrigerator until it matures, it turns redder and then, to the refrigerator.

sliced ​​avocado
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Our beloved avocado, or avocado, whatever you like to call it. It is best to keep it out of the refrigerator. If you want it to ripen faster, the idea is to wrap it in newspaper and separate it from the citrus fruits. Also, if you want to save only half of an avocado and avoid oxidation, you can add a few drops of lemon and keep it in a glass jar in the refrigerator.

Apples, pears, peaches, and kiwis: It is best to keep them in the refrigerator so that they are preserved longer. The ideal is to store each type of fruit in a different container without a lid.

Melon, watermelon, pineapple, or pineapple: when we buy them, we can keep them out of the refrigerator. Once we cut them, we can store them inside the refrigerator in a reusable bag.

Orange, lemon, and grapefruit keep well in a dry and dark environment. They do not need to be kept in the refrigerator.

Blueberries, cherries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, and strawberries are kept in the refrigerator. A good tip is not to wash them until the moment we are going to consume them, so we can enjoy them fresh.

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Lastly, grapes, plums, and apricots. For them, it is better to wash them and keep them dry in a container in which they can breathe.

In addition to taking into account these tricks so that the fruits are better preserved and last longer, it should be noted that if you do not want or can take these precautions, it is advisable to buy only the amount that is going to be consumed in the following days so as not to have to store them.

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Yes now! There are no more excuses. It's time you started organizing the fridge!

Adopted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff

Sources: Bioguia