What to Look For

Look for strawberries that are fully red with a firm feel.  The quality of a Strawberry can be determined by the sweet and pleasing flavour.

Avoid strawberries that are too crunchy or soft and leaky.  The fruit should be free from any mold or decay.

Ideal Storage

  • -0.5°C - 0.5°C
  • 90 - 95% Relative Humidity.

Strawberries can be stored for 5-7 days. The deterioration is quick once they are removed from cold storage.

Response to Ethylene

Strawberries do not respond to ethylene by stimulation of ripening process. Removing ethylene can reduce disease development.