Why Are Cucumbers Wrapped In Plastic?

16 January 2018, 16:23

Vegetables in a supermarket
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Mystery Hour Question

Name: Danny, Ashford

Question: Why are cucumbers wrapped in plastic?


Name: Tony, Edinburgh

Qualification: Ex Fruit and Vegetable Manager at a major retailer

Answer: It is unnecessary. If anything the cellophane contributes to the over wateriness and bitter tastes the cucumber ends up with if it sweats.