There are several things you can do to make your fresh fruit and vegetables last longer and spoil less and we’ve got lots of tips and tricks to share. Check them all out now.

advertisement - keep scrolling

Did you know that some fruits, vegetables and sauces will spoil quicker if they are stored cold? This is just one of the helpful tips you will find in the following infographic.

To say that we learned a thing or two is an understatement. By implementing some simple changes to the way you lay your fridge and pantry out, you will save money through less produce spoiling.

Make Fresh Fruit And Veg Last Longer Video

Before we share the infographics that we have selected for you, we thought that we would include this excellent video that has some awesome ideas. Click Play above to view ^

what to keep in pantry and fridge

via Heart Org

Onions, Garlic and Potatoes should never be refrigerated. They’re best stored in a cool place away from direct light.

When it comes to countertops, there are some special tips to adhere to. Bananas, Citrus, Stone Fruit and Tomatoes should be stored loose and out of sunlight, heat and moisture.

Refrigerate or Freeze

via Heart Org

Another choice you find yourself needing to make is whether to refrigerate or freeze. This handy chart shows you how long you can expect the shelf life to be.

Bacon, for example, will last 7 days in the fridge but up to a month when you freeze it.

How to store Fruit and Vegetables

via Spark People

Continue scrolling our page for more helpful charts. They will come in very handy and we have even included one that shows when to harvest your fruit and veg.

When you do things correctly they will naturally last longer. It is also important to recognise that high ethylene producers need to be kept away from other fresh products otherwise they will speed up the ripening process.

via Houston Press 

Knowing what goes where is important if you want your items to last their longest possible time. For example you should always keep the the husk attached to your corn and you should wrap your lettuce loosely and refrigerate in the crisper drawer of your fridge.

Store your tomatoes at room temperature until ripe and don’t wash until they are ready to use. You can store your onions for up to a month in pantyhose or loose mesh bag. Never store with Potatoes.

Tips for harvesting and storing your vegetables

This chart from One Good Thing By Jillee has more handy information that you can print and pop on your fridge.

If you would like more tips, see how you can save money by re-growing your fruit and veg here and also the 20 fruits and vegetables that fight disease here.

As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases.
Privacy policy  ·  Cookie policy.

How To Make Yellow Pillows White Again

Night sweats, sickness, makeup and face oils can take a toll on your pillows and leave them looking yellow. With this clever laundry hack, you will be able to restore them to brand new. They will be healthier, allergy-free and you'll sleep so much better. Get the details now.

How To Accessorize Necklaces And Necklines Properly

Do you get overwhelmed trying to work out what is the best necklace to add to your outfit? It all comes down to the neckline. Our post has pinnable cheat sheets that show how you can know whether to go long or short, small or bold and get the perfect polished look. Make your appearance and outfit POP these holidays!

25 Handy Things You Wish Your Mom Had Told You

If you only check out one post, make it this one! We have the 25 of the best hacks that you wish your Mum told you and they are truly life-changing. They include kitchen and household hacks that you will love. Find out now.

The Easy Way To Test If Your Eggs Are Still Fresh

If you use eggs, you need to know how to test for freshness. The last thing you want to do is ruin your dish with a rotten egg and make everyone sick. This easy trick is used by the Pro's and you won't want to miss it.

Seven Amazing Ways To Use Baking Soda In Your Laundry

You are going to love these PRO tips that include 7 amazing ways to use baking soda in your laundry. From whitening to losing the musty smell and making towels super absorbent, you will be thrilled with these clever hacks. Get your pinnable chart now.

Amazing Uses You May Not Know For Coconut Oil

You will be amazed at the many Coconut Oil Uses there are for cleaning, cooking, losing weight and even beauty. You will be blown away by what you learn and we have lots of Pinnable Charts. Don't miss this informative post.

How To Remove Product Buildup From Your Hair

Is your hair more drab than fab? Do you regularly color or use product in your hair? A scalp and hair detox is vital for your health and we have a simple 2 ingredient all-natural recipe that works. You won't believe the difference after one application.

5 Ways To Substitute Eggs In Your Recipes

You will be surprised at the Egg substitutions that you can use in your baking. We give you 5 easy alternatives plus learn how to make a 3 ingredient Apple Sauce egg substitute for your cooking too. Grab your pinnable charts now and check your Egg freshness too.

Are You Like Most Wearing The Wrong Size Bra?

80% of Women are wearing the wrong Bra Size. You can instantly improve your appearance and take pounds off your frame with this rectification. Learn your true size and how to decode bra talk. Our post is filled with lots of charts including how to find out your Sister Bra Size. We even have a Professional Bra Fitter video and Bra Bulge Exercises. View now.

50 Amazing Uses for Vaseline You Probably Don’t Know

You won't believe how many uses there are for Vaseline and we have a list of 50 that will blow your mind! You will love the household and beauty hacks and we are sure there are plenty that you don't know. Check out this post now!

10 Ways To Clean With Lemons You’ll Love

Clean your Bathroom, Sinks, Waste Disposal, Cutting Boards and Grout with Lemons. We have put together the most amazing collection of uses for Lemons that we bet you don't know. See how to clean your Microwave with Lemons and make it brand new in minutes. Don't miss this post! Click the link now for details!

How to Unshrink Clothes After Washing

If one of your favorite items has fallen victim to the clothes dryer, learn how to UNSHRINK them. This is one of the best tricks and you won't believe what the secret ingredient is.