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Why use crumpled waxed paper or water resistant paper on top of strawberries?


The non-absorbent paper will hold berries in the sugar solution. When berries come to the surface, there is some discoloration and loss of quality. The juice protects them from those changes.               

 

 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 

 


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