How to Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh

Keep produce fresher for longer with these helpful storage tips.

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Try these handy ways to preserve freshness and store produce.

Watch the short video above to find out which vegetables to keep in the fridge and which ones to keep on the counter to prolong freshness.

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