Tropical fruits and vegetables sensitive to cold
Store at 13oC and 85-90% relative humidity.
Products such as bananas and mangoes produce ethylene, and those that are sensitive to ethylene such as potatoes, should not be stored together. Items in the third column in the table below such as pumpkins can be stored for short periods with those in either of the first two columns.
Sensitive to ethylene
Able to be stored with
|Squash (hard shell)
|Tomato (mature green)