About storing your produce

  • Apeel Avocados: How to store

    Apeel is a family of plant-derived coatings that fresh food growers, suppliers, and retailers use to keep produce fresh. Produce with Apeel stays fresh two to three times longer, which promotes more sustainable growing practices, better quality food, and less food waste for everyone. For grower...
  • Apeel Lime Tropical Dessert Experience: How to store

    Your limes can be stored on the counter at room temperature for a few days, however, this method speeds up the ripening. We recommend storing them loose in the refrigerator crisper drawer to keep them fresh. Please note: This experience is packaged in a facility that handles wheat. Vanilla Bea...
  • Apeel Organic Apples: How to store

    For a cooling snack, store in the crisper drawer in your refrigerator. If you are planning on eating your apples in 2-3 days, keep them out of direct sunlight in a cool, dark place to help them stay crisp before eating. To keep through winter, freezing is an option. Peel, core and slice apples....
  • Bacon Avocados: How to store

    Store fruit on the counter at room temperature for up to 2-3 days, as refrigeration will stop their ripening. Check avocados daily. Ripe avocados will keep for two to three days in the refrigerator.
  • Black Sapote: how to store

    During ripening: store on the counter in room temperature for up to 7 days. After ripening: if not ready to eat, store in the fridge for 3-5 days. Later use: Remove seeds and scoop out flesh of ripe black sapote into a freezer-safe bag or into ice cube trays to keep for up to 6 months.
  • Blood Oranges: How to store

    Your citrus can be stored on the counter at room temperature for usually a few days, however this method speeds up the ripening. With citrus this special, we recommend storing them loose in the refrigerator crisper drawer away from apples to keep them fresher, for longer. If you juice your citrus...
  • Caviar limes: How to store

    Your caviar limes limes have the longest shelf life when stored in a vented container in the fridge. Or, pour them out of the bag directly into a clean crisper drawer in the fridge. Caviar limes can keep for about 6 months in your freezer. To freeze, put whole caviar limes into a sealed containe...
  • Cherimoya: How to store

    It really depends. Here are some things to think about: You plan on eating it now If you plan on eating your cherimoya within 1 day of receiving it, keep it on the counter and eat within 24 hours. You plan on eating it in a couple days As a tropical fruit, cherimoyas love 55 degree or warmer te...
  • Dragon Fruit: How to store

    You have storage options! Countertop: Dragon Fruit arrives to you ripe and ready to eat. Please do not leave on the counter. It is best to put any fruit you’re not ready to eat, directly in the fridge. Refrigerated: Refrigerating your Dragon Fruit will slow down the ripening process. You can wra...
  • Dried Jujubes: How to store

    Here’s how to store your Dried Jujubes and Golden Raisins: Keep Dried Jujubes and Golden Raisins in a cool, dry space, such as a cabinet. Refrigeration is not necessary. To maximize the shelf life of Dried Jujubes and Golden Raisins after opening, place them in tightly sealed airtight container ...
  • Fresh Harvest Ginger: How to store

    Fresh Ginger - Leave the peel intact to store in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator. After a week you can either freeze or leave out on your countertop to dry. While your ginger is likely to dry just fine on your counter, drying ginger at home leaves it susceptible to any mold spores and hum...
  • Garlic scapes: How to store

    To store garlic scapes, bundle them together with a rubber band and store in an airtight bag in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Garlic scapes can also be chopped, placed in a freezer-safe bag and stored frozen for up to one year. Garlic scapes can also be pickled and fermented to keep long ...
  • Golden Nuggets: Are they ripe?

    Your citrus can be stored on the counter at room temperature for usually a few days, however this method speeds up the ripening. With citrus this special, we recommend storing them loose in the refrigerator crisper drawer away from apples to keep them fresher, for longer. If you juice your citrus...
  • Green Mango: How to store

    To prevent further ripening, store your green mangoes in the refrigerator. If storing raw mango long-term, immerse sliced pieces in vinegar water momentarily and dry off. Place in a plastic storage bag or container and place in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
  • Heirloom Beans: How to store

    All beans can be stored for up to a year in an airtight container in a dry environment, such as a pantry or shelf. We recommend eating them sooner than a year.
  • Heritage Garlic: How to store

    To keep your garlic fresh, follow these tips: Keep out of direct sunlight Do not store in the refrigerator - it will start to sprout! Allow garlic to breathe—do not place in airtight container or plastic bag For long-term storage (6-8 months), place in a cool, dry and dark pantry, cupboard or ce...
  • Inga Bean: How to store

    Inga beans have a shelf life of just 2-3 days when left on the countertop. Refrigerate them in a breathable wrapping and inga beans can keep fresh for a few weeks.
  • Khadrawy and Halawy Dates: How to store

    The Bautista Family recommends storing your dates in a refrigerator or freezer. They will keep for a few months in the fridge and up to five years frozen. Air-tight storage (such as in freezer bags) helps keep your dates as moist as possible. You might like to remove the pit from some or all of y...
  • Longan: How to store

    Ripe longan can be stored on the counter at room temperature for a few days. They will last in a plastic bag in your refrigerator for about a week. You can also freeze whole, unpeeled longans in a plastic bag in the freezer for up to a year.
  • Lychee: How to store

    When your FruitStand shipment of lychee fruits arrive, they will already be ripe. Lychee can be stored on the countertop for only a day or so, so we recommend refrigerating them to retain freshness for longer. Plus, they’re extra tasty when they’re cold! Lychee will keep fresh in the refrigerat...
  • Mahachanok Mango: How to store

    This variety of mango will store well for up to three days in the refrigerator AFTER ripening. We recommend always ripening at room temperature before storing in the refrigerator. Never store fresh mangoes in a plastic bag as they need to breathe. Place loose in the crisper drawer. These mangoes...
  • Passion Fruit: How to store

    Here’s how to keep your passion fruit fresh You may not need this if you eat them all in one sitting! On the countertop: Your passion fruit should be ripe upon arrival, but there might be some variation fruit to fruit. Eat the wrinkly ones first (wrinkles are good and usually mean the fruit is...
  • Pomegranate: How to store

    Here’s how to store your Pomegranates: Store whole, uncut Pomegranates in a cool, dry place or in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. Store the seeds separately in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. Frozen seeds can be stored in the freezer for several months. To freez...
  • Sapodilla: How to store

    Sapodilla tastes best when stored at room temperature. Store on the counter for a few days to ripen as needed. Sapodilla should be consumed quickly after ripening as they tend to lose their flavor after refrigeration. As needed you can store ripe Sapodilla in a plastic bag in the refrigerator. B...
  • Sequoia Cherries: How to store

    Store your Sequoia cherries in the refrigerator upon arrival. They will stay fresher in an airtight container and in the crisper drawer.
  • Star Apple: How to store

    Upon arrival, touch your fruit to determine its level of ripeness. If it requires additional ripening time, store on the counter at room temperature until it reaches peak ripeness. After ripening, if not ready to eat, store in the fridge for 1-2 days. Star Apple perishes quickly, so be sure to fr...
  • Star Fruit: How to store

    Treat this Star Fruit like a ripe tomato. We recommend not refrigerating your Star Fruit unless you cannot consume it within 5 days. Star Fruit can sit at room temperature on the countertop for 1-5 days . Turn the Star Fruit often as the fine edges can be fragile. Store until they are yellow in c...
  • Star Ruby Grapefruit: How to store

    Your grapefruit will keep at room temperature for 3-5 days, however this method speeds up the ripening. With citrus this special we recommend storing in your refrigerator crisper drawer for up to two weeks. If you juice your citrus, we recommend only storing for 1-2 days. It is not recommended t...
  • Summer Stone Fruits: How to store

    Store your stone fruits at room temperature until ripe, then enjoy or refrigerate for up to 5-7 days.
  • Tommy Atkins Mango: How to store

    This variety of mango will store well for 3-5 days in the refrigerator AFTER ripening. We recommend always ripening at room temperature before storing it in the refrigerator. Never store fresh mangoes in a plastic bag as they need to breathe. Place loose in the crisper drawer. These mangoes will...
  • Turmeric: How to store

    Turmeric rhizomes will stay fresh in the fridge for up to six months in an airtight bag or container. Freeze turmeric You can also freeze your turmeric to make it last even longer. Simply scrub off any dirt and store in an airtight container or freezer bag.
  • White Guava: How to store

    Unripe White Guava can be stored at room temperature. They will be greenish and firm. Note that guavas are extremely perishable!  Once ripe, store uneaten White Guava in the fridge for 3-4 days. Freeze whole, cut or peeled White Guava to keep fresh for up to one year. Store in an airtight cont...
  • White Kaua'i pineapple: How to store

    This pineapple is best eaten within a few days, but you can store it whole in the refrigerator for up to a week. Cut white Kaua’i pineapple will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week but it's best to eat right away. Or, put cut pineapple chunks into airtight containers or freezer bags then ...
  • Young Green Coconuts: How to store

    Store in a cool, dry place, or for the freshest experience, store in the refrigerator upon arrival and consume within two days. Uneaten coconut meat will start to perish if stored in the refrigerator after consuming the liquid. We recommend consuming the water and flesh all in one sitting for t...
  • Yuzu: How to store

    Yuzu can be kept at room temperature for up to 1 week. Please note that this method will speed up the ripening. For storage up to 2 weeks, store Yuzu in the fruit crisper drawer of your refrigerator. It is not recommended to freeze whole Yuzu. For what doesn’t get used in your first recipe you...