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Eight foods that (nearly) last forever

The news that, after 106 years, Captain Scott’s fruitcake was found by the Antarctic Heritage Trust and “smelled edible”, raises the question: are there other foods that have similar staying power? The answer is, yes, several. 1. Honey In 2015, archaeologists reported that they’d found...
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