Making fruit and veges last longer

By Jennifer Bowden In Nutrition

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24th March, 2012
Question: I read with interest the January 21 column about food wastage. A wonderful Fruit & Veggie Saver I found in a UK shop works in the produce drawer of a fridge for up to three months by absorbing gas emitted by the fruit and vegetables. I find broccoli now lasts at least three times as long. This product also can be used in fruit bowls. Do you ...

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