As we become more conscious of the amount of foods we wast in the western world many people are paying more attention to storing well and buying the right types of foods to reduce the amount they waste.
It can sometimes be difficult to ensure everything in the fridge, pantry and freezer stays fresh but with a few tips and careful considerations it's easier than you think.
This infographic from Lindsay Snow Osborn offers up an extensive list of ingredients and information on their shelf life. Using the idea that the ingredients are unopened, uncut and uncooked Lindsay has listed the shelf life of ingredients if they are stored on the kitchen counter, pantry, refrigerator or the freezer.
It's a useful resource and one that could make you think twice before you throw away those apples in the fridge, convinced they're passed their best.