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Best ways to store and use Pumpkin

What is the best storage for pumpkin? Can you freeze pumpkin? How long does pumpkin last in the fridge? We have answers to all of these food-saving questions and storage tips:

Best Storage

The cupboard is the best place to store pumpkins. Store your whole, uncut pumpkin in a cool, dark place.

Once cut, store in the fridge.

Ensure your fridge is set between 0 and 4°C.

Can I Freeze It?


Roast or mash pumpkin before freezing it in an airtight container or reusable bag.

Fresher For Longer

Once the pumpkin has been cut, wrap it tightly or place in a sealed container and store in the fridge.

Use It Up

Pumpkin Pie: Choose the ‘Sugar Treat’ pumpkin – a semi-bush hybrid that has a sweet flesh ideal for pumpkin desserts.

Did You Know?

There are more than 45 varieties of pumpkins!
Every part of the pumpkin is edible. You can eat the skin, leaves, flowers, pulp, seeds and even the stem!