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torthecatlady Fri 20-Jan-17 15:33:39

So I bought a jar of clear honey from Morrisons months ago. It's been stored in my larder/pantry since then.
It is still sealed and has a BBE date of May 2017.
It appears to have something growing in the bottom...
At first, I wondered if it was sugar crystallising, then I wondered if it could be Mould spores (It looks fluffy).

I wanted a second opinion before Intake it back, as I don't want to look silly winkblush

torthecatlady Fri 20-Jan-17 15:35:04

Sorry for the typos, I'm on my phone. Here's a couple of other pics.

PurpleMcPants Fri 20-Jan-17 15:38:39

Just crystallising I think. I don't think it's possible for mould to grow in honey

torthecatlady Fri 20-Jan-17 15:43:14

Ok, that's reassuring! I've never sugar crystallise in honey before, but it does look quite interesting! Thanks for your thoughts! smile

PinkSwimGoggles Fri 20-Jan-17 15:43:38

looks like crystalising or separation of the pollen. happens sometimes, esp when temperatures change.

it will anyway be fine to eat.

FuckOffDailyMailQuitQuotingMN Fri 20-Jan-17 15:43:39

It looks fairly normal to me. Just give it a good mix. Although they'd probably take it back if you took it in.

IwannabeanElf Fri 20-Jan-17 15:45:59

Yep that's normal :-) still good to eat

ExitPursuedBySpartacus Fri 20-Jan-17 15:48:36

Wasn't honey found in the pyramids and it was still edible?

Off to google.

torthecatlady Fri 20-Jan-17 15:49:32

Thanks, I'm happy to be the proverbial guinea pig and eat it on some toast! wink
I won't take it back, it cost pennies and it would only be thrown away.

OohhItsNotHoxton Sat 21-Jan-17 10:45:02

If you stand the jar in warm water it should go back to normal.

PinkSwimGoggles Sat 21-Jan-17 10:54:06

tbh 'normal' honey is usually creamy/crystallised and rock hard in my cold kitchen atm
the runny honey is heat treated (or very expensive specialist honey).

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