The French consumed fewer vegetables in 2021 than in 2020. According to Kantar data published by FranceAgriMer, households bought an average of 82.28 kg in 2021, i.e. 3.2% less than the year former. Among the favorite vegetables of the French, we find:
If the latter is consumed by many French people, there are still too many of them who do not store it properly. So that the product does not lose its flavor, it should not be stored in the refrigerator, but in the open air.
On the other hand, be careful not to store your tomatoes next to your cucumbers, eggplants, broccoli, cabbage or even mushrooms. Indeed, they “produce a lot of ethylene, a substance that accelerates the aging process of other vegetables and fruits”, reports the website Bien de chez nous.
If you can never find sufficiently ripe tomatoes on the shelves of your supermarkets, this tip is for you. While waiting for the day when you finally come across bright red vegetables, you can bet on tomatoes that are still a little green.
Once home, all you need to do is wrap them individually in a sheet of newspaper, as shown in How To Save.
Then you just have to wait two to three days. Unwrap them and all you have to do is cook your perfectly ripe tomatoes.