A hydrocarbon gas 💨 that you can't see or smell, but certain fruits and vegetable emit it. Fruits produce it more than veggies because it's a process in their ripening.
Now does the crisper drawers in your fridge make more sense in why there may be two of them?
What Fruits and Veggies produce Ethylene Gas?
Which Fruits And Veggies Are Ethylene Sensitive?
Lettuce and other leafy greens
Potatoes 🥔 (shouldn't be in the fridge anyway)
The breakdown on how to keep your fruits and veggies fresher longer is to
1. Slow down when loading the fridge
2. Consider cleaning the fridge of aging fruit and veggies before putting new ones in.
3. Separate Fruits and Veggies in the above groups listed
4. Clean your fridge out often
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