Pomegranate

Purchase:

The pomegranate, (Lythrácea). Spherically, a little more grade than an apple.

Freshness:

Its crust is hard and smooth, reddish-brown. Inside it contains seeds with a bright and juicy pulp, with a bittersweet taste. -To know if a Pomegranate has matured, you can see its crust and if it is cracked, this is the confirmation. -You must choose the largest and most weight. -Do not buy those that are soft, wrinkled or discolored. In the market you will also find the “grenadine” which is in syrup and drink.

When you go to buy the fresh product in the supermarket, we recommend:

  • Observe that the display site is clean and adequately refrigerated.
  • Choose the products, preferably in this order: vegetables, fruits, eggs, cheeses and dairy in general, after the products of pantry, but before the meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.
  • When you reach your destination refrigerate, if desired and if they are ripe.

Uses:

It is used for juices, drinks and syrups for cocktails or natural.

Storage:

If they are to be consumed soon, at room temperature they are kept several days, otherwise refrigerate already ripe and last weeks. You can also freeze your fruits.

-At full ambient temperature, 6-8 days approx.

-Whole refrigerated, 12-15 days approx.

-Frozen grains only, 2 months approx. Its duration depends also on the freshness at the time of its purchase.

Conservation:

Temp. Environment. Freeze. Cool.

Duration:

6-8 days approx. 2 months approx.  12-15 days approx.

Tips:

You can let them ripen at room temperature and then refrigerate, if desired, to lengthen their “shelf life”. Do not place them where the rays of the sun direct them, so that the ripening of the fruits is not accelerated and the “useful life” is shortened.

Nutrients and properties:

(see nutrient content in fruits). NOTES: Periodically check the status of the product so that it can be consumed in time.

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