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Help?! Honey

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torthecatlady · 20/01/2017 15:33

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

Help?! Honey
Help?! Honey
Help?! Honey
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torthecatlady · 20/01/2017 15:35

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

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Help?! Honey
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PurpleMcPants · 20/01/2017 15:38

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

torthecatlady · 20/01/2017 15:43

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

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PinkSwimGoggles · 20/01/2017 15:43

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

it will anyway be fine to eat.

FuckOffDailyMailQuitQuotingMN · 20/01/2017 15:43

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 · 20/01/2017 15:45

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

ExitPursuedBySpartacus · 20/01/2017 15:48

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

Off to google.

torthecatlady · 20/01/2017 15:49

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.

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OohhItsNotHoxton · 21/01/2017 10:45

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

PinkSwimGoggles · 21/01/2017 10:54

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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