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Tips To Identify Rotten Strawberry

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Strawberries, that delicious and delectable fruit, are highly prone to rotting because of their delicate structure. While you can eat this fruit any which way, it is important to ensure that you choose only the fresh fruits. Therefore, here are some tips to identify rotten strawberry so that you do not end up falling ill because of it.


 



Spots


 


Check the strawberry for any kind of dark brown spots, mushy indentations or moldy growths. In case you find any of these signs, the fruit is rotten and should be discarded.


 


Texture


 


Strawberries have a texture, which is neither too hard, nor too soft. Therefore, if you encounter strawberries, which are very hard or squishy to touch, these are probably rotting.


 


Color


 


Strawberries are bright red in color, especially when they are fresh and ripe. However, if your strawberry is either pale red or brownish in color, it is either unripe or rotting. Discard it immediately.


You end up using strawberries in a variety of dishes but most often, these are eaten as a snack with delicious cream. Therefore, it is all the more important to read these tips to identify rotten strawberry so that you do not make a mistake in choosing the perfect fruit.


 


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