6 Ways to Make Your Groceries Last Longer

Keep your groceries fresh longer!

If you’ve ever wondered how you can make your fruits and veggies last longer, you’ve come to the right place.

 

Banana

To slow bananas from ripening, wrap the stem in plastic wrap.

You could also put your bananas in the fridge. The banana peel will most likely turn black so don’t be alarmed—the insides won’t be though!

Tomato

Did you know tomatoes lose moisture through it’s stem? The best way to store tomatoes is by pulling off its stem, flipping them over (stem side down), and not putting it in the fridge.

Strawberry

When you take home a carton of these ruby gems, start by picking out the squishy strawberries.

Mix 1 part white vinegar and 8 part water to gently rinse the berries.

The vinegar helps to destroy bacteria and mold spores on the strawberries, and allow it to stay fresh longer. Rinse, drain, gently dry, and store in the fridge in air tight container with a paper towel.

For more tips and tricks on keeping groceries fresh longer, watch our full video below:

Hope these methods can help better store your groceries and prevent food from going to waste!

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