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The Art of Pandemic Rules in Keeping your Produce Fresh

Today, guidelines and protocols are imposed to provide safety against the Coronavirus. People can’t go to grocery stores as frequently as before because of the protocols given, making it a challenge to keep our produce fresh for a long period. Would you believe that we can also use these guidelines for keeping our produce fresh? Here are some pandemic guidelines that we can apply to keep our produce fresh. The Art of Physical Distancing Physical distancing is a method used to reduce the spread of viruses. In the world of fruits and vegetables, physical distancing is also a good practice to prevent sudden ripening and decaying. There are fruits such as apples, bananas, melons, pears that release ethylene gas which...

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Dealing with the Covid19 Pandemic - Sensibly

I went to my local grocery shop on a routine shopping run. Wearing a face mask, mindful not to touch metal and carrying my hand sanitizer like a gun, I carefully maneuvered my cart to the alcohol aisle (no, not the internal cleansing ones LOL). And I got the shock of my life – people were in a frenzy filling their cart with alcohol disinfectant and there were none left by the time I got there! I also noticed that most food aisles were bare. Panic, hoarding, fake news and doomsday posts – the COVID19 scare had people shunning other people and putting life, as we know it, to a halt. Whole countries were on lockdown. Businesses, schools, parks, movie...

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