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to eat toffee that says 'best before mar. 2013'?

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NoraRobertsismyguiltypleasure Sun 09-Feb-14 19:44:29

Just that really - I found a large box of Thorntons toffee in a cupboard that I was clearing out. Is it safe to eat?

Catsmamma Sun 09-Feb-14 19:46:29

of course

we found a whole tin of terrys orange segments with a BB date of 2011. Could NOT get that open fast enough.

VanGogogh Sun 09-Feb-14 19:46:29

I'd eat it but I'm a glutton for chocolate

I bet you a billion malteasers that they still taste amazing!

lljkk Sun 09-Feb-14 19:47:02

as bad for your teeth as ever. I'd eat if i fancied.

littlewhitebag Sun 09-Feb-14 19:47:33

It's basically boiled sugar so i can't imagine it would go off quickly. I would eat it.

livenlet Sun 09-Feb-14 19:51:26

I would and I would also think what a great find

Hassled Sun 09-Feb-14 19:53:02

Sugar's a preservative, right? So it will preserve itself (that may be a lie). You'll be fine.

KiwiBanana Sun 09-Feb-14 19:54:13


NoraRobertsismyguiltypleasure Sun 09-Feb-14 19:56:33

Well, that answers that, thanks smile. It really is a big box, I think I will have to cook with some of it too otherwise I'll have no teeth left!

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