Oranges – Fresh, Raw, Whole: They’ll keep for 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator. You can also keep oranges for a week at room temperature.
How long do oranges last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions – after purchasing, keep oranges in a cool, dry area.
How long do oranges last at room temperature? Oranges will generally keep well at room temperature for about one week; longer storage at room temperature can cause the oranges to shrivel and lose flavor.
To extend the shelf life of oranges, refrigerate in a plastic bag.
How long do oranges last in the refrigerator? Properly stored, oranges will usually keep well for about 3 to 4 weeks in the fridge.
Can you freeze oranges?
Yes: (1) Wash and peel, then divide fruit into sections, removing all membranes and seeds; (2) In a saucepan, combine 2 3/4 cups sugar and 4 cups water, mix until the solution is clear, and bring to a boil; (3) Cool the syrup and pour over oranges; (4) Place oranges and syrup in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long do oranges last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain the best quality for about 10 to 12 months but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only – oranges that have been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
How to tell if oranges are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the oranges: discard any oranges if mold appears or if the oranges have an off smell or appearance 🙂 🙂