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GRAPES - FRESH, RAW

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7-14 days
Freezer
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10-12 months

Tips

  • How long do grapes last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - for maximum shelf life, keep grapes refrigerated at all times.
  • How long do grapes last at room temperature? Grapes should only be left out at room temperature if being consumed within the same day, as grapes are highly perishable and do not ripen after being picked.
  • Refrigerate grapes in perforated plastic bag; discard any bruised or moldy grapes before refrigerating.
  • To extend the shelf life of grapes, do not wash the grapes until ready to eat or use.
  • How long do grapes last in the refrigerator? Properly stored, grapes will usually keep for about 7 to 14 days in the fridge.
  • Can you freeze whole grapes? Yes, to freeze:(1) Take off the stems, wash grapes carefully in cold water, pat dry and place in a single layer on cookie tray in freezer; (2) Once grapes are frozen, transfer to airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags and return to freezer.
  • How long do whole grapes last in the freezer? Properly stored, they 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 - grapes that have been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if grapes are bad or spoiled? Grapes that are spoiling will typically become soft and mushy and their color will deteriorate; discard grapes if mold appears or if the grapes have an off smell or appearance.

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