It’s so frustrating to buy fresh berries only to find they’ve turned moldy after just a few days. Don’t despair. I’m going to teach you a few simple techniques to keep berries fresh for twice as long as they would if left to their own devices.
Berries frequently carry surface bacteria that can grow and cause spoilage.
Killing the surface bacteria, will keep the berries fresh much longer. Mine last between 2 and 4 weeks.
This process takes some extra time and effort on the front end, but when you have beautiful, fresh berries for several days, and even weeks, it’s worth it.
Easy Step-By-Step Instructions for How to Keep Berries Fresh
For raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries: Simply return them to their clean original containers, and refrigerate. If you store them in a crisper drawer, be sure that the vent is open all the way.