Grainy dates

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Tom Good
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Grainy dates

Post: # 288694Post fruitfly
Tue Jan 10, 2017 6:34 pm

I recently bought some dates from Holland and Barrett, taking advantage of their Penny Sale. They had an unusually grittiness to them - is that normal with certain types of dates or could something be wrong with them - they look and taste alright.

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Re: Grainy dates

Post: # 288697Post Green Aura
Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:37 pm

It's just the natural sugars crystallising.

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