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SELECTION INFORMATION
Usage

Eaten out of hand, used in jams and grilled.

Selection

Good-quality Red plums will be fairly firm to slightly soft with smooth skin. The coloring will be an even red.

Avoid

Avoid product with wrinkled, punctured or rough skin.

Also avoid product that is extremely hard or has brown skin discolorations.

Storage

Soft fruit should be ripened at room temperature and then refrigerated until you're ready to eat them.

Unripend soft fruit can be stored for up to a week in the coldest part of your regrigerator, and will still ripen correctly.

Ripening

Ripen plums & pluots at room temperature, or placed in a paper bag with an unripe banana for a two to four days.

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