Red Bell Pepper

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Description

Red Bell Peppers with their sweet crunchy taste, are blocky shaped, and will typically feel heavy (reflecting their thick, well formed and well hydrated walls). The pepper should be free of bruising or blemishes, with a fresh green stem. Peppers are very high in Vitamin C, and are rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients. You can typically keep peppers in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator for approximately 7-10 days. Try using a moist cloth or paper towel in the storage compartment to help the pepper maintain moisture and extend its consistent texture before consuming

Storage, Ripening (if any) and Handling

  • Refrigerate
  • Store in plastic bags
  • Temperature: 45-50 F, 7.2-10 C Temperatures higher than 50 F, 10 C, will encourage ripening and accelerate decay.
  • Relative Humidity: 85-90%
  • Mist lightly
  • You can typically keep peppers in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator for approximately 7-10 days. Try using a moist cloth or paper towel in the storage compartment to help the pepper maintain moisture and extend its consistent texture before consuming.

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