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Pre-Peeled, Pre-Halved Avocados Are the Worst Example of Wasteful Packaging Yet

Like bananas, avocados come direct from nature wrapped in their own durable protective packaging. So why is a California-based avocado grower and distributor selling the savoury fruits pre-peeled, pre-halved, sealed in plastic, and then wrapped in a cardboard box? Read More >>

food
Why Storing Tomatoes in the Fridge Is a Bad Idea

Most foodies warn against storing tomatoes in the fridge, saying it saps them of their flavour. New research confirms this culinary opinion, revealing the way cold temperatures prevent critical flavour-enhancing genes from doing their job. Read More >>

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Fruits And Vegetables Are More Aware Than You Think

You might not think that spinach knows what's up, but the produce in your fridge is still alive and aware. Which is creepy. But kind of awesome. According to new research, fruits and vegetables still have circadian rhythms up to a week after being harvested. And they respond to light patterns by producing chemical compounds to protect themselves against herbivores. Read More >>