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Keep Your Citrus Fresh For Longer, Darling

June 22, 2022 | By: The Darling Dish

Say goodbye to food waste with our best tips and tricks on storing Darling Citrus®! We’ve rounded up our top ideas on how to best use up excess citrus before it goes to waste. These tips are super easy to implement into your schedule and can even save you money!


You can store Darling Oranges® and Clementines at room temperature for about 2 to 7 days in an open air container away from direct sunlight. Or, you can store in the refrigerator in a mesh bag or loose inside the fruit drawer for about 1 to 2 weeks, and make sure to keep an eye on them as shelf life can vary.

 Usage Tips

  1. Dip citrus slices into chocolate for a guilt-free treat
  2. Mix them with yogurt for a quick pick-me-up
  3. Add slices to your water for a boost of sweetness and flavor
  4. Freeze them for your next smoothie
  5. Use the zest in any savory recipe to add acidity and extra flavor

Why Reducing Food Waste Is Important

Reducing food waste can not only save you money but can also help to lower your carbon footprint by conserving energy and resources!

Want to learn more about how to save your citrus and declutter your refrigerator? Check out our blog on the top 3 Ways To Reduce Food Waste Starting With Citrus!


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