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FOOD STORAGE — HOW LONG CAN YOU KEEP...

QUINCES — FRESH, RAW

Pantry Refrigerator
Blue Arrow Green Arrow 2-5 days or until ripe
RefrigeratorRefrigerator
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 2-3 weeks once ripe
Freezer Freezer
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 10-12 months
Tips
  • Store at room temperature until ripe, then refrigerate in a plastic bag.
  • Wrap cut fruit tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil before refrigerating, or store in airtight container.
  • To freeze quinces: (1) Wash, peel, core and slice quinces; (2) Mix 1/2 cup sugar into each quart of fruit and stir until sugar is dissolved; (3) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • Freezer time shown is for best quality only — foods kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.

Sources: For details about data sources used for food storage information, please click here.

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