Storage and Handling Tips:
Temperature/humidity recommendation for short-term storage of 7 days or less:
32-36 degrees F/0-2 degrees C
95-99% relative humidity
Retail display tips:
Water sprinkle: Ok
Top Ice: Ok
Produces ethylene: Yes
Sensitive to ethylene exposure: Yes
The preferred method to maintain freshness at retail display is refrigerated display with light misting.
Asparagus is often displayed upright in trays with chilled water. It will also tolerate icing on retail displays. Follow good rotation practices; first shipments received should be used or displayed first.