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Why is there an expiration date on your honey?

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January 31, 2009 9:51PM

Modern Day Marketing Ploy: The company you bought the honey from wants to encourage you to throw it away after a certain date so that they can sell you some more! They're sneaky!

However, pure honey, (not honey that has been thinned with some other liquid) does not go bad. Honey will crystallize after a year or so, and you simply put the honey into a microwave safe container and nuke it until it becomes liquid again. The same thing applies to real Maple syrup, too.