Sharp's 8 tips for storing foods in a fridge are actually quite useful

Useful press release is useful

Airflow and good storage practices apparently makes your food last longer.

Airflow and good storage practices apparently makes your food last longer.

Sharp has offered some tips to get food lasting longer when refrigerated as part of a press release but they're actually worth reading.

The presser talks about Sharp's latest range being, "Designed with one main point in mind - airflow. This is the important thing to consider when looking for a new refrigerator as effective airflow is not only good for your food but will require less constant cooling and therefore less power consumption. We'll have to test that down the line, but for now everyone can learn something from the following tips...

1. Keep meat uncut and wrapped until ready to eat. This will keep the meat fresher and avoid contaminating other food items. Once opened, place on a plate and cover with plastic wrap or in an airtight container.

2. Keep fruits and vegetables separate as they give off different gases that can cause the other items to deteriorate

3. Evenly place food items on the shelves and do not over fill the refrigerator. This will allow the airflow to reach all items and keep the temperature consistent throughout the refrigerator.

4. Avoid washing fresh produce before storing in your refrigerator. The dampness can increase mould growth.

5. Hot food items should be cooled before storing. Storing hot foods increases the temperature in the unit and the risk of food spoilage. Ensure all cooked food is wrapped securely or placed in airtight container.

6. For best freezing, freeze small quantities of food at a time in order to freeze them quickly.

7. Store washed fresh herbs in zip lock bags and place in the freezer.

8. Keep frequently used items at the front of the shelves and easily accessible. This will reduce the loss of cool air when opening the refrigerator door.

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