How To Store Sweet Potatoes

Now that you’ve found your spud of choice, follow our tips on how to store sweet potatoes so you can have fresh, sweet and delicious sweet potatoes whenever your craving strikes.

Follow our proper storage procedures carefully in order to prevent your sweet potatoes from bruising or spoiling.

  • Avoid storing sweet potatoes in the refrigerator, which will produce a hard center and unpleasant taste.
  • Instead, store your sweet potatoes in a cool, dry, well ventilated container. For best results, store them in a basement or root cellar away from strong heat sources.
  • Your sweet potatoes can store for up to two weeks if stored properly.