What Does the Color of Your Bread Tag Mean?

Have you ever wondered what the color of your bread tag means? Click on the picture below to find out.




Here is what Snopes has to say about it. Looks like it is true, but the guide above may not be enough to tell you how fresh your bread really is.

20 comments:

Traci said...

My dad used to work for Mrs. Baird's bread while he was in college and I remember him telling me that this is true. I had forgotten about it until now...

Denise Clarke said...

Great info ... i have started using my bread oven more lately, just because I don't trust the ingredients ... lol!

Denise
http://WineFoodPairing.blogspot.com

blueviolet said...

That's so interesting! I had no idea. Now if we could just get them to start making those little tags to not break after the first usage.

Hallie Fae said...

Wow, who knew?? That's one of those great little things to know, now all I have to do is remember what color and day match up!

Joanna said...

Hmm... interesting... I think it's cool, even if Snopes turns their nose up at this info!

Lynn said...

This is great information! I had always wondered about those different colored tags . . .

Alisa@Foodista said...

That's good to know, I'll share this bit of info with my friends too :)

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Jerri - Simply Sweet Home said...

I've heard of this before, but I think some companies must have a different color coding system. Our bread tie is orange! lol.

Donna-FFW said...

That is so informative. I never knew that. I am new to your blog, you have awesome stuff here!! Nice to meet you!

Dina said...

I had no idea - but I have noticed the different colors, who knew they meant something?

pam said...

Genius!! I had no idea.

From now on I will be paying close attention.

chuckiepoo said...

I've just bought a bag of Mrs Bairds Bread and it has a brown twist tie! I wonder...?

Shannon said...

I've heard of this and bought a load of bread a couple weeks ago and the tag had a day printed on it that matched the color code I'd heard of for that day! If you think about stocking up on items like bread, flour, etc. then check out my 3 recent posts on Pantry Panic from a guest writer who had food bugs. I am making pantry cleanouts a PRIORITY now! Thanks,
Shannon at http://uptooearly-shannon.blogspot.com/

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