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Out of date (unopened) chutney

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HitthefloorforTaintedLove Tue 19-Mar-19 22:04:14

Hello, hoping to be guided by stangers on the Internet as to whether the best before date matters on a M&S winter berry chutney that I just found in the cupboard. Best before end of September? Thanks!

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MakemineaGandT Tue 19-Mar-19 22:06:49

It’ll be absolutely fine.

lljkk Tue 19-Mar-19 22:06:49

If it smells & tastes ok I'd eat it. Lots of sugar & salt preserve well.

shinyNewPound Tue 19-Mar-19 22:08:07

Best before isn't the same as use by. Chutney lasts for ages and will be fine. Give it the smell and taste test.

rslsys Tue 19-Mar-19 22:09:27

Currently eating home made jam made 5 years ago. If it looks & smells OK - no worries!

BikeRunSki Tue 19-Mar-19 22:09:33

It’s fine. It’s a preserve.

SleightOfMind Tue 19-Mar-19 22:10:33

Sniff & Snaffle!

Redshoeblueshoe Tue 19-Mar-19 22:15:20

I've just finished one that was 10 years out of date. I'm not dead yet !

HitthefloorforTaintedLove Wed 20-Mar-19 12:43:39

Thanks all. When I looked again it was September 2016 not 2018!! It was crammed at the back of the cupboard, spring cleaning has unearthed it.
l will open it tonight with some nice 🧀 and if it seems okay will go for it. If not I'll still have the cheese.

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wowfudge Wed 20-Mar-19 20:00:34

Chutney and jam last for ages unopened.

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