How to Store Fresh Fruit
Apricots, bananas, cantaloupe, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, pears, plantains, plum and tomatoes continue to ripen after being picked. Ripen fruit at room temperature. Once ripe, refrigerate.
Apples, cherries, grapefruit, grapes, oranges, pineapples, strawberries, tangerines and watermelon are received ripe and should be refrigerated.
|Ripen at room temperature||Refrigerate upon receiving|
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Lancaster County. Retrieved on September 2, 2008 from http://lancaster.unl.edu/food/ftja.shtml.
Reviewed by Kathy Brandt 2014