Some General rules

All torn vegetables and fruits release natural gas, without smell, taste and harm. This gas called ethylene and it accelerates maturation. Different types of fruit produce ethylene in varying amounts. Most gas recovered bananas and apples. That is why if you want to speed up the ripening of any fruit, put them into one package with the specified types of fruit. And, on the contrary, carefully avoid contact between fruits, if they are in the last degree of maturity. This should put each fruit in a separate plastic or paper bag with perforations. Great for storing fruit special boxes, padded light strips or containers with light indentations.

Immature fruits can also be left to ripen just at room temperature, but as soon as they reached ripeness to clean the refrigerator. A few days, no more than 2-3 fruits can lay in a vase on the kitchen table, but only on the condition that they will get the sun's rays, from exposure to them, the fruits will deteriorate faster.

Citrus can be stored in nets, not necessarily keep them in the fridge and can be put in a dark, well-ventilated place. However, in cold weather they'll stay a little longer. The same applies to apples. Citrus fruits can lie in the open air a week, the apples – to two.

How to store peaches, apricots and plums

Although peaches and apricots ripen after they are removed from the tree, the fruit still cease after that accumulate sugar. That is an unripe peach or apricot will eventually become softer, but not sweeter. To the fruits are ripe, they must be put in a paper bag with a banana or an Apple for a period of up to 24 hours.

Before storing peaches, apricots and plums do not wash. You can leave them for 2-3 days at room temperature in a dark place, provided that between fruit enough free space. If you need to store them longer, put them in a bag in the special compartment of the refrigerator. It will prolong the "life" of the fetus for 2-3 days.

How to store exotic fruits

Sweet and ripe mangoes can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. At room temperature in a paper bag they ripen to the maximum, but only under the condition that the fruit was plucked polospieler. Green mango will change color, but the taste is they will have a special, some say similar to turpentine.

Ripe papaya fruit stored in the refrigerator up to a week. At room temperature you risk not to notice how the fruit will turn to mush.

Pineapples seem to be those fruits which can be stored for a very long time, but it's not. At room temperature the pineapple remain in the desired degree of maturity no longer than two days. Further, the fruit will become more acidic. Refrigeration will extend the "life" of the fetus to five days. If you want to keep the pineapple longer, clean it, cut into slices and pour the separated juice. So the fruit will lie about seven to ten days.

How to store pomegranates and kiwi

Pomegranates and kiwi fruit – that fruit-Champions. Unpeeled whole pomegranates can be stored up to a month in a cool, dry place and until two in the fridge. Kiwi can stay fresh and juicy for up to two weeks, if you put them in the fridge.