'Keep bananas fresh for 7 days': Handy food storage hack to keep fruit from going brown

Armen is also an author of two books, Don’t Throw it Out and Don’t Throw it Out 2.

They focus on “gardening, growing vegetables and fruit, re-growing plants, cloning, fertilizing with homemade plant food recipes, dealing with plant diseases, problem-solving, DIY projects, and ways to keep bugs and insects away from your plants”.

How to keep bananas fresh

Utilise the fridge

Cooling bananas down in the fridge will help prevent them from ripening further. Even if the skin goes black, the fruit is likely still good to eat.

Add lemon

If your banana is peeled, sprinkling lemon juice over the top of it could stave off ripening.

source: express.co.uk