The twist ties on loaves of bread tell how fresh they are-Truth!
You Can Tell How Fresh the Bread is By the Color of the Twist or Plastic Tab Used to Hold it Closed-Truth!
Summary of eRumor:
This email says that if you want to know how fresh the bread is in your grocery store, look at the tie that is holding the wrapper closed. Bread is delivered five days a week, Monday Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and the bread maker puts a different colored tie on to designate which day of the week the bread was baked:
Monday - Blue
Tuesday - Green
Thursday - Red
Friday - White
Saturday - Yellow
According to the grocery store manager we checked with, this is true, but each bread company uses its own color code, so there isn't just one that will apply to everything on the shelf.
A real example of the eRumor as it has appeared on the Internet:
I was surprised when I found this out. I hope you
all know this and have always bought fresh bread.
Very useful info, and I did not know this…Never have
paid any attention to the color of bread ties….
Fresh Bread ????
When you go to buy bread in the grocery store, have
you ever wondered which is the freshest, so you
“squeeze” for freshness or softness.
Did you know that bread is delivered fresh to the
stores five days a week?
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
And each day has a different color twist tie.
Monday – Blue
Tuesday – Green
Thursday – Red
Friday – White
Saturday – Yellow
So today being Thursday, I wanted a red twist tie-not
white which is Friday (almost a week old?)
The colors go alphabetically by color Blue – Green –
Red – White -Yellow, Monday thru Saturday. Very easy
to remember. But I put a post-it
note in my wallet when I first found out about this so
I would not forget.