Storing the right way enhances the life of fresh organics. Most products that you buy from the market aren’t packed the same day. However, when it reaches you, it is as good as it came directly from the garden. Do you know how that happens? It’s the storage technique that helps keep it fresh.
So, when you buy your stuff, it is essential to unpack and store it correctly. It means most of the food goes directly into the fridge. Let’s take a look at how to store food for optimum quality and freshness.
To get the best nutrient quality, great flavour, and prices, it is recommended to purchase vegetables and fruits in their respective seasons.
Fresh Produce Storage
- Apricot, Peach, Nectarines: Make sure that this fruit is ripe enough before you put it in the refrigerator. Also, make sure that the fruit is not spoiled, use a bag to keep it, and fold it over.
- Blackberry and Blueberry: Store them in the fridge as soon as possible. It is good to store blackberry in the vented container to circulate the air easily.
- Artichoke: Avoid rinsing or cutting. Put it in a plastic bag, then sprinkle some water and seal the bag.
- Beans, Carrot, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Beetroot, and Cabbage: Seal it, put in a bag, fold over, and place in the refrigerator’s crisper part.
- Lemon, Grapefruit, Mandarin: These foods can be stored in the refrigerator’s crisper part and no need to cover them.
- Garlic: It can be easily stored in the refrigerator especially in the spring season when the natural bulb inclination is about to sprout.
So, you can avoid food wastage with the right storage for each item. However, buying fresh organic food in Brisbane from the right store also helps enhance the shelf life.