How can I store mangoes?

Marjorie Nolan Cohn
Nutrition & Dietetics

Ripe mangos can be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for several days. If the mango is hard and green, place it in a brown paper bag on your counter for a few days in room temperature to ripen. Mangos that are picked too soon will not ripen properly, even if left patiently to ripen in a bag, and will have a tangy flavor.

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