There are many methods to check the freshness of fruits and vegetables. Infrared thermometers measure the temperature of a fruit continuously while it is being transported, and if the temperature differs from set limits, then it means that there is something wrong with the product.
The same way, we can use infrared thermometer to determine whether a fruit or vegetable has gone bad or not.
Testing its Freshness
Fruits are healthy and tasty. They contain a lot of essential minerals, vitamins and fiber. Fruits also have a high water content which makes them highly perishable.
Checklist to Remember
So it’s very important to know the freshness of fruits before buying them from the market or grocery store.
- How to check the freshness of fruits?
- Look for the skin color. It should be a vibrant color with no spots, bruises or dullness.
- Smell it! If it smells bad, don’t buy it. The fragrance should be sweet and pleasant.
- Press gently on the fruit’s skin with your thumb or finger to see if there is any give in the flesh underneath. If there is, move on to something else