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FOOD STORAGE — HOW LONG CAN YOU KEEP...

ORANGES — FRESH, RAW, CUT UP

RefrigeratorRefrigerator
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 3-4 days
Freezer Freezer
Blue Arrow Blue Arrow 10-12 months
Tips
  • How long do cut oranges last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep cut-up oranges refrigerated.
  • To maximize the shelf life of cut oranges, wrap tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or place in covered container or resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.
  • How long do cut oranges last in the fridge? Properly stored, cut oranges will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze cut oranges? Yes, to freeze oranges: (1) Wash and peel, then divide fruit into sections, removing all membranes and seeds; (2) In a saucepan, combine 2 3/4 cups sugar and 4 cups water, mix until the solution is clear, and bring to a boil; (3) Cool the syrup and pour over oranges; (4) Place oranges and syrup in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
  • How long do cut oranges last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 10 to 12 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only — cut-up oranges that have been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if cut oranges are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cut oranges: discard any oranges that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cut oranges.

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