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FOOD STORAGE — HOW LONG CAN YOU KEEP...

PEACHES — FRESH, RAW, CUT UP

RefrigeratorRefrigerator
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 3-4 days
Freezer Freezer
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 10-12 months
Tips
  • How long do cut peaches last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep cut-up peaches refrigerated.
  • Peaches discolor quickly when cut — to prevent browning, sprinkle the cut peaches with a little lemon juice before refrigerating.
  • To maximize the shelf life of cut peaches, wrap tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or place in covered container or resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.
  • How long do cut peaches last in the fridge? Properly stored, cut peaches will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze cut peaches? Yes, to freeze peaches: (1) Wash, pit and halve or slice peaches; (2) Coat peaches with a solution made of 1/2 teaspoon of ascorbic acid for each 6 tablespoons of cold water to prevent darkening; (3) Add 2/3 cup sugar to each quart of fruit and stir until sugar is dissolved; (4) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • How long do cut peaches 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 — cut-up peaches that have been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if cut peaches are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cut peaches: discard any peaches that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cut peaches.

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