The 6 fruit and vegetables that last the longest
27 May 2023 | 5:48 am
With grocery bills at an all-time high, here is a list of the top six fruit and vegetables that last the longest. 1. Apples. 2. Oranges. 3. Cantaloupe. 4. Strawberries. 5. Blueberries. 6. Squash.
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