Choosing and Buying Fruits and Nuts

Choosing Fruits & Nuts

When it comes to shopping for fruits and nuts, many of us simply don't know what we should be looking for in order to find the best quality produce. How can you tell if a watermelon is just ripe, or that a mango is not past its best? Does a larger pineapple have a sweeter taste than a smaller one? How do you choose a coconut with the juiciest, most tender flesh?

In this section, we've put together the answers to all these questions, so that you can buy the freshest and tastiest fruits and nuts available.

Choosing Fruit
Tips on buying apples, melons, grapes, pears and other fruits ...
Choosing Nuts
How to choose the best chestnuts, coconuts, pecans and pistachios ...