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CANTALOUPE MELONS - FRESH, RAW, CUT UP

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3-4 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • How long does cut cantaloupe last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep cut-up cantaloupe refrigerated.
  • To maximize the shelf life of cut cantaloupe, refrigerate in covered container or resealable plastic bag How long does cut cantaloupe last in the fridge? Properly stored, cut cantaloupe will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze cut cantaloupe? Yes, to freeze: Place in airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • How long does cut cantaloupe last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 10 to 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - cut-up cantaloupe that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if cut cantaloupe is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cut cantaloupe: discard any cantaloupe that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cut cantaloupe.

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