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It seems that everytime that i buy crumpets, no matter where or what the date is on them, they go moudly very quickly. I wonder if this happens to anyone else. I have complained but all they do is refund my money and offer me more crumpets that I won’t take because they will go mouldy. Has anyone else had this experience?

Posted anonymously, 9th January 2015

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  • I can’t say we’ve ever not eaten them straight away to know if they do go mouldy

  • I’ve not ever found them to go mouldy…maybe try storing them
    In a different place

  • Yes! I’ve stopped buying them for this reason unless we are going to eat them straight away…

  • I always keep mine in the fridge also last longer

  • i always buy then store them in the fridge. so i never get any mold problems.

  • I keep them in the fridge or if longer I freeze in packets of two.

  • I find storing them in the fridge helps them last longer. I also freeze extras in packets of two for easy to get breakfasts.

  • As soon as I buy the crumpets it goes straight into the fridge and glad wrapped . It has some sort of ingredient in it that doesn’t stay fresh for too long anyway so best to eat quickly .

  • I individually wrap them in cling wrap and freeze them. Pull them out when I want one, they don’t take long to defrost

  • I don’t think they have a long shelf life. I was in the supermarket yesterday (29th) and the ones on the shelf had an expiry date of either 31st or 1st.

  • Yes,all the time, i think it’s a common problem. I buy mine, open them and individually wrap them in glad wrap, place in a freezer gage sealant freeze. When needed, pull one out, defrost in microwave for 20 secs and cook as normal. Last longer and no mould!

  • I have had this issue with every other bread product imaginable but not crumpets! But I also realised my bread was near the kettle and a few other hot things that caused them to sweat in the bag

  • Love crumpets,l glad wrap once open and have never had a problem,or leave in fridge.

  • Ours don’t normally last
    But brought some 2 weeks ago and by the 2nd day they was mouldy.
    andwe had 2 in happy little campers

  • Like many others, I always freeze mine straight away. I open the pack and freeze into sets of 2 wrapped in foil. Then they last ages!

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