Ethylene-producing: (in alphabetical order)
- ripened bananas
- passion fruit
- unripe bananas
- green beans
- Belgian endive
- Brussels sprouts
- leafy greens
- sweet potatoes
For a simple reminder, the ethylene producers are mostly fruits and the ethylene sensitive produce is mostly vegetables. The exceptions are watermelon and unripe bananas.
More on Fruit + Vegetable Storage
• A Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables
• A Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables Without Plastic
• The Proper Way To Use Your Refrigerator Humidity Drawers
• Are There Any Foods That Should Never Be Stored in the Fridge?
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