Food Storage - How long can you keep...


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4-5 days



  • How long does bitter melon last in the fridge? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - after purchasing, keep bitter melon refrigerated at all times.
  • To maximize the shelf life of bitter melon, refrigerate in a tightly closed plastic bag and do not wash the bitter melon until ready to eat.
  • How long does bitter melon last in the refrigerator? Properly stored, bitter melon will usually keep well for about 4 to 5 days in the fridge.
  • Can you freeze bitter melon? Bitter melon does not freeze well and freezing is not recommended for quality purposes.
  • How to tell if bitter melon is bad or spoiled? Bitter melon that is spoiling will typically become slimy and mushy and its color will deteriorate; discard bitter melon if it has an off smell or appearance.

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