Interesting Facts

Interesting Fact:

Ethylene gas (C2H4) is a hormone that stimulates fruit ripening, it also has a harmful effect on vegetables, for example, yellowing of Broccoli and pitting of lettuce. You should not store ethylene producing products and ethylene-sensitive products together. Lettuce, carrot, broccoli, and some flowers deteriorate rapidly if stored with pear, apple, banana, avocado, peach, plum and other products that give off ethylene….