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Old 08-17-2016, 05:01 PM
RealityChuck RealityChuck is offline
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Well, this article actually tested this out by putting home grown tomatoes in the fridge.

They discovered that they didn't taste any different from those left out, and they kept longer.

The issue is that you shouldn't put supermarket tomatoes in the fridge. They are picked unripe and won't ripen when cold and will have all the problems people cite. All studies of refrigeration of tomatoes used the supermarket ones to test.

Home grown tomatoes are just fine if picked when fully ripe.