How to Tell What Day Your Bread Was Baked On

All us us have bought pre-made and pre-sliced bread from the grocery store. Whether Wonder or some other brand or made directly at the bakery in the supermarket, each one of these packages have a colored twist-tie or clamp to keep the bag shut. If you’re like me, you never gave these colored twist ties a second glance. However, there is a methodology to the color coding of these twist ties: they reveal what day the bread was baked on!

Check out this cool infographic showing what days correlate to what color twist tie.

baked bread

So the next time you’re shopping for bread, take a look at the twist tie. It may not be as fresh as you think!