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Storage and Handling:

  • Warm temperatures cause strawberries to brown. The pigment that makes them red is heat sensitive,
    and it starts to break down when exposed to
  • Strawberries also lose Vitamin C when they
    brown, or are cooked.
  • Store unwashed berries loosely covered with
    plastic wrap in the coldest part of your refrigerator
    for 2-3 days at most.
  • Do not wash berries until you are ready to use them.
  • Place berries in a colander and rinse under cold water.
  • After washing, remove the green cap without
    removing any of the fruit.
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