How to store fresh fruit
Apricots, bananas, cantaloupe, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, pears, plantains, plum and tomatoes continue to ripen after 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 2013 by Kathy Brandt, Extension Educator — University of Minnesota