Debbie Meyer Green Bags by Evert-Fresh Corp.
Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags
Prolong the life of your food with Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags! Tired of throwing out rotten food? Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags prolong the life of your fruits, vegetables and cut flowers without the use of chemicals. Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags will allow you to stock up on produce without worrying about rapid spoilage or extend the life of your homegrown fruits and veggies.
How Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags Work
Fruits, vegetables and flowers release ethylene gas while ripening after harvesting or picking. Ethylene gas accelerates ripening, aging and rotting. Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags absorb and remove this damaging gas, dramatically extending the life of fruits, vegetables and flowers.
How do Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags work?
Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags absorb the ethelyne gas that is released by the food, which prevents the gas from staying in the fruit, and thus helping your food stay fresher longer.
What is the natural mineral that makes Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags work?
Oya mineral form of Zeolite. This mineral is all natural and 100% non toxic.
What is the difference in the different color Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags?
The different colors have a different effect on different foods. The colors are as follows:
- Green - Fruit/Vegetables
- Yellow - Breads and grains
- Red - meats
- Blue - Cheese
What is the difference between the basic and the deluxe?
The deluxe features a zipper closure and a reinforced, double thick bag.
How big are the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags?
- Medium - 15 ¼" x 5 ¾"
- Large - 17" x 7 ½"
Are the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags reusable?
Yes, up to 10 times each.
How do I seal the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags?
Simply fold over the top of the bag. Do not use a twist tie, as the bag will rip.
Can I put washed produce in the bag?
Yes, but make sure that the produce is thoroughly dried before you put it in.
Can you freeze Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags?
No freezing recommended. The whole point is to extend the usable life WITHOUT freezing! You can open and close and use what you want daily or hourly, until finished, while retaining the just bought flavor and texture for a longer period.
Are Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags microwavable?
How long will the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags preserve my food for?
It varies depending on the type of food, but up to 10 times the normal life of the food. It is still a good idea though to keep an eye on the food to be sure that it isn't going bad.
Can I put cut up produce in the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags?
Yes, but please note that the juices will be absorbed by the Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags, and that the scent of the fruit will be absorbed as well.
My Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags smells like the food I have been putting in it. Why is that?
Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags absorb the gases that are released by the food. A part of those gases include the foods smell. If the odor is getting bad, it is probably time to purchase additional Evert-Fresh Debbie Meyers Green Bags.
HOW TO USE
Produce should be DRY before placing in bag.
Simply place fresh produce in bags and wash/rinse produce
as usual before use. If storing washed produce, be sure to dry
thoroughly before inserting in bag.
Use one bag for each type of produce. For instance, use a bag for apples, another one for lettuce, another one for pears, etc. Even cut flowers can be preserved longer by placing arrangement in bag or pulling bag over top of vase.
Fold over the top of the bag---do not use twist-ties as they make holes.
THE STORY BEHIND THE BAGS
Scientists involved in Antarctic exploration were searching for ways to prolong the freshness of produce. During their research, they found a region in Japan where for thousands of years farmers have been storing produce in mountain caves with amazing results.
The caves were dark, consistently cool, and dry. But it was discovered that the key to the remarkable preserving properties of the caves was a clay called "oya," and the cave mountain was made of it. The oya absorbed the ethylene gas that produce gives off as it matures. Green Bags combine ancient knowledge thousands of years old with space age technology for preserving produce.
About Evert-Fresh Corp.
Evert Fresh, maker of the "original" green bags. Established in 1988, Evert Fresh makes products that promote the healthy handling and storage of fresh food. They avoid chemicals and additives of any kind, and everything we sell is safe and environmentally friendly.
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I tried these with great skepticism and must admit to being pleasantly surprised. These do work. I tried them with zucchini flowers which would normally go bad within a day and they lasted several days allowing me to harvest enough for a meal. These bags are also great with strawberries and other perishable fruits and veggies. I would definitely recommend them.
I cannot say enough good things about this product. I have been using these bags for many years. They work!
I just love Debbie Meyers green bags. They are the best for storing fresh produce....lunch meats and cheese. I haven't tried the ones for bread yet, but I'm
sure they will prove good also.
These really do work, just make sure to seal tightly and don't leave too much air in the bags. I can buy more greens etc. at the market and have them fresh all week long!
I've been an avid fan of Debbie Meyer Green Bags since they first became available. Her products have become staples in my kitchen. Bananas don't ripen overnight when placed in a green bag and the fruit in my refrigerator lasts longer. When I use the Debbie Meyer vegetable containers
all my veggies stay crisp much longer than they normally would. Shirley, Seminole, FL
was very happy to find these on line as i was unable to locate in stores anymore! these are great for bananas,and i use them on all my produce.thank you for a great product.item was received when promised and will reorder when needed! thank you for the great service, carol :)
these bags work really well for bread but not so much for fruit (bananas) you have to leave out of fridge .. moisture collected in the bag and I had to take the bananas out ..i store my bread in the fridge so it works well
These bags have saved me a bundle. Have saved a lot of cash & groceries.
My frig is full of these and they keep fruits and vegies fresher longer
BEEN USING THESE BAGS FOR AWHILE. GREAT ITEM.
I can not believe how long a head of lettuce lasted I am single and ussually end up thoughing it away but not anymore 1and a half months I had a head of lettuce and stayed fresh just like i just bought it home I use them for fresh mushroom cut up green peppers extrea will always have these on hand