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Old 11-29-2008, 07:45 AM   #1
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Twisty Ties On Loaves of Bread

I heard that you can tell the freshness of loaves of bread in the stores by the color of the twisty tie on them.

Is there any truth to this and if so what color means what?

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Old 11-29-2008, 07:56 AM   #2
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I usually just look at the date printed on the bag.
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:02 AM   #3
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i used to be a bread baker in a locally owned natural foods bakery and we used color coded twisty ties on our bread to show what day the bread was baked. I would suggest you contact the bakery to see how their color codes relate to the day the breads were baked.
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:04 AM   #4
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Monday - Blue
Tuesday - Green
Thursday - Red
Friday - White
Saturday - Yellow

This is fairly standard, but different bread companies can and do use different codes...
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:13 AM   #5
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My mother was in food service and she used to tell me that. I think UB is correct. I wonder if it's still true now that they print the date?
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:18 AM   #6
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SNOPES SAYS..............

snopes.com: Bread Tag Code
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:21 AM   #7
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Monday - Blue
Tuesday - Green
Thursday - Red
Friday - White
Saturday - Yellow

This is fairly standard, but different bread companies can and do use different codes...
Is Wednesday a bakery holiday?
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Old 11-29-2008, 08:27 AM   #8
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no fresh bread deliveries on wednsday or sunday, maybe ?
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