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How Would A Small Retailer Prevent Potatoes On Display From Greening?

Q:

I was wondering how retailers that are open extended hours or always have the lights on in the produce department can keep their potatoes from greening?

A:

That’s a very good question. Studies have been done on the proper lights to use, that info is in another post. Here is the solution that is low tech to help prevent the greening of the skin on potatoes exposed to light:

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