Certain fruits produce ethylene, a gas that speeds up the ripening process. To reduce unnecessary spoilage of your produce, do not store ethylene producing fruits and vegetables with those that are sensitive to it. These include:
|Ethylene Producing Fruits||Ethylene Sensitive Vegetables|
*Information provided by the University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
If you are using your fresh fruits and vegetables soon after purchase, and storing properly, you do not have to be too concerned with ethylene producing fruits spoiling your fruits and vegetables. Visit our recipe database for over 1,000 recipes to help use your fruits and vegetables in new ways!