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  • Premier Icon deadkenny
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    Pretty sure the stuff will last for 1000s of years and survive a nuclear winter too.

    Premier Icon ransos
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    How would you know if it’s gone off?

    Premier Icon chakaping
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    No idea, but would you be able to enjoy it knowing how much better it might have tasted before 2010 anyway?

    Premier Icon wool
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    So after the nuclear holocaust just my jar of marmite and few cockroaches will be left?

    Premier Icon Yak
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    Just a made-up date. Eat it. If it stinks and is very salty, then it hasn’t improved with age.

    Shout at it, if it jumps best not to go there

    Premier Icon deadkenny
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    Didn’t Marmite do an aged mature version anyway?

    Premier Icon Cougar
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    Didn’t Marmite do an aged mature version anyway?

    Yeah, “XO.” I’ve still got a jar somewhere (which is probably out of date).

    Premier Icon martinhutch
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    2010 am

    Not sure if they mean morning or evening there. Up to you if you want to risk it.

    Premier Icon funkmasterp
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    Eat it, go on, you know you want to.

    Premier Icon maccruiskeen
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    What kind of person are you to have a jar last that long.

    They say theres two kinds of people – those who like marmite and those that don’t. But theres actually a third kind.

    A lot of people say the like marmite but when I make them crumpets they have to politely scrape 90% of the marmite off.

    So theres people who like marmite, people who don’t and people who don’t like marmite enough.

    Premier Icon wool
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    Just found a jar stashed away a the back of the cupboard best before 2010 am I going to die if I use it?

    It’ll be fine.
    We “lost” an opened and part used jar when we emigrated. It turned up during a kitchen clean 3 or 4 years ago.

    It was about 10 years out of date IIRC.

    Premier Icon ransos
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    They say theres two kinds of people – those who like marmite and those that don’t. But theres actually a third kind.

    I suspect the majority of us just think it’s a bit “meh”.

    Premier Icon maccruiskeen
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    “meh”.

    Blasphemer!

    johnners
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    I’ve got an opened jar with a BBE date of October 2004. I still have some occasionally to remind me that it’s OK but I prefer Vegemite.

    Premier Icon Harry_the_Spider
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    Satan’s ear wax.

    Premier Icon Onzadog
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    Best before date for marmite? Any time before it’s actually made. It’s the only thing the wife and I don’t agree on.

    Premier Icon kayak23
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    Nicely matured I’d have thunk.

    Edukator
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    I visited some German friends and gave them a jar of local honey. They made a quip about having been given a huge jar of Marmite by an English friend. At breakfast I asked if they’d still got the Marmite, they had, many years out of date, it was fine, they gave me the jar.

    Premier Icon wool
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    Done and it tastes like errrrr normal I am alive alive I say.

    Premier Icon thepurist
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    I’ve got an opened jar with a BBE date of October 2004. I still have some occasionally to remind me that it’s OK but I prefer Vegemite.

    Premier Icon slowoldgit
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    Perhaps if you left it to mature long enough, it might turn into Vegemite.

    avdave2
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    I heard on the radio recently a “Marmite Spokesperson” saying you could still eat an original jar of it today. The salt means it keeps indefinitely as bacteria can’t survive in it, it’s just that it will lose it’s taste over the years.

    z1ppy
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    shirely the date is superfluous, when you bin that nasty ****

    chip
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    I always worryabout the old butter residue from the knife that invariably gets stirred into it.

    I reckon marmite is the modern day equivalent of Egyptian honey.

    Still ok after several thousand years, but no one really wants to risk it.

    Premier Icon deadkenny
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    slowoldgit – Member 
    Perhaps if you left it to mature long enough, it might turn into Vegemite.

    More worrying if it turns into Bovril.

    cranberry
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    It will still be sterile – what self-respecting germ is going to touch Marmite ?

    Premier Icon Cougar
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    A lot of people say the like marmite but when I make them crumpets they have to politely scrape 90% of the marmite off.

    Yeah, I’d happily spread it like jam, but would err on the side of “less is more” when inflicting it on others.

    Premier Icon paul4stones
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    I don’t think marmite is best before a date in case she doesn’t like it. Try a banana.

    Premier Icon sirromj
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    I hate it when visiting people and for whatever reason you end up having Marmite on toast and it’s this tiny little jar that’s years old and the contents are starting to dry up inside – it’s a bit like that 1/4 jar of instant coffee that’s been in left in the pantry for too many years. But even worse is if the bastards store it in the refrigerator.

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