PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

How to store Tenderstem broccoli

Tenderstem broccoli, also known as baby broccoli or broccolini, is a perishable food that should be stored properly to ensure it stays fresh and flavourful. Here are a few tips on how to store Tenderstem broccoli:

  1. Keep it cool: Tenderstem broccoli should be stored in a cool, dark, and dry place with a temperature between 0-4°C (32-40°F) and high humidity.

  2. Refrigeration: Tenderstem broccoli can be stored in the refrigerator, but it should be wrapped in plastic wrap or foil to keep it from drying out. It's best to store Tenderstem broccoli in the crisper or vegetable compartment of your refrigerator.

  3. Do not wash: Tenderstem broccoli should not be washed before storing as the added moisture can cause them to spoil more quickly.

  4. Avoid Ethylene: Tenderstem broccoli should be stored away from ethylene-producing fruits and vegetables, such as apples, bananas, and tomatoes, as the ethylene gas can cause them to ripen or spoil faster.

  5. Check for freshness: Before storing, make sure the Tenderstem broccoli is fresh, if there are any signs of yellowing, softness, or overripe, discard it.

  6. Keep the stem moist: Tenderstem broccoli should be kept in a way that the stem is moist to keep the head fresh, you can wrap the stem in a damp paper towel or cloth before storing.

By following these tips, you can help your Tenderstem broccoli stay fresh and flavorful for as long as possible. Remember that Tenderstem broccoli is a perishable food, so it's best to use it as soon as possible after you buy it or pick it.

When it's in season you can buy Tenderstem broccoli online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).