1: Avoid storing onions and potatoes together to prevent faster spoilage and sprouting.

2: Keep fruits separate from raw meat to prevent cross-contamination and foodborne illness.

3: Store bread and pastries away from strong-smelling items like onions and garlic.

4: Don't store coffee beans near foods with strong odors, as they can absorb them easily.

5: Avoid storing tomatoes in the refrigerator, as they lose flavor and texture.

6: Keep bananas away from other fruits to prevent premature ripening.

7: Store spices in a cool, dark place away from heat and sunlight for best flavor.

8: Don't store oils and vinegars near heat sources, as they can become rancid quickly.

9: Avoid storing canned goods in direct sunlight or near sources of heat to maintain quality.