7 fruits you should not keep in refrigerators


Bananas

    Refrigeration can cause bananas to turn brown and affect their flavor. Keep them at room temperature until they ripen, then use or refrigerate them to extend their shelf life.

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Avocados

    If avocados are not yet ripe, leave them at room temperature to ripen. Once ripe, they can be stored in the refrigerator to slow down the ripening process.

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Tomatoes

    Refrigerating tomatoes can alter their texture and flavor. Store them at room temperature until they ripen fully, then use them within a few days.

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Citrus fruits

    Citrus fruits can lose their juiciness and flavor when refrigerated. Keep them at room temperature and use them within a week for optimal taste.

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Mangoes

    Mangoes should be stored at room temperature until they ripen. Once ripe, they can be refrigerated to prolong their freshness.

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Pineapples

    Refrigerating pineapples can negatively impact their flavor and texture. Store them at room temperature until they ripen, then refrigerate if needed.

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Stone fruits

    Stone fruits should be stored at room temperature until they ripen fully. Once ripe, they can be refrigerated to extend their shelf life.

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