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Here's Why You Shouldn't Store Your Milk In The Fridge Door

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Store Your Milk In The Fridge Door

Hands up if you store your milk in the fridge door? *Raises hand*....

Well, it might be time to have a reorganise, because according to experts, storing milk in the fridge door isn't the best place for it.

And the reason why makes so much sense.

Do you store your milk in the fridge door? (Credit: Alamy)
Do you store your milk in the fridge door? (Credit: Alamy)
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With certain areas of your fridge colder than others, it makes sense to store the more perishable items in the coldest area, right?

Well, Chris Beasley, from the home insurance company Smart Cover, has revealed how to organise your fridge to ensure your food lasts as long as possible.

Chris explained how each item should have a specific place, explaining that milk could last longer stored away from the fridge door.

Chris said milk could last longer stored away from the fridge door (Credit: Alamy)
Chris said milk could last longer stored away from the fridge door (Credit: Alamy)
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“Door compartments are actually warmer than the rest of the fridge. If you find your milk isn’t lasting very long, try storing it in the main storage area instead," he says.

Chris explained that condiments and sauces tend to have a longer shelf life and will therefore usually be okay stored in the door compartment.

“Condiments and sauces tend to have a longer shelf life and don’t need to be stored at a specific temperature in the fridge, so they will usually last okay in the door or on the top shelf," he adds.

It might be time to reorganise the fridge (Credit: Alamy)
It might be time to reorganise the fridge (Credit: Alamy)
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With rising energy bills, many Brits are looking for ways to save money where they can and get the most out of their weekly food shop.

Chris also advised against stacking your fridge full of items. This is because filling your fridge with too much food can prevent air circulating which means some items may not get as much cold air as others.

"Stacking stuff on top of each other will prevent air circulating between your goods and cold air getting everywhere that it needs to. This means your fridge has to work harder and your food will go off quicker," he says.

Right, it might be time to reorganise our fridge shelves!

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Food and Drink

Lucy Devine
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