Costco’s moldy bagel problem

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Do you like bagels? That’s a silly question, right? I mean, as long as you aren’t gluten intolerant you probably like a bagel now and again.

Costco makes pretty good bagels, but then Costco has a real bagel problem too.

When you buy bagels at Costco you get a dozen bagels for $5.99 (or something like that). You pick two sleeves of six bagels, in your favorite flavor, and off you go. The problem with the bagels is they don’t keep long, not long at all.

If you want a bagel for breakfast you better have put them in the freezer and defrost one each day. The reason being is that if you leave the bagels out on the counter for more than two days, they get moldy. I mean like REALLY fast! Day three will likely find them with mold and you aren’t gonna want to eat that. It really is a problem as I have wasted my fair share of bagels over the years and I wonder if Costco even cares.

Anyone else experience this problem of nearly instantly moldy bagels?

2 comments

  1. Jack · April 14

    I’m surprised my comment is the first in 9 months. I’ve heard if planned obsolescence but Costco bagels take the cake. Yes. Mold everywhere in 3 days. They need to add a punch of sourdough and it’ll keep for a long time.

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    • backuphill · April 14

      It is a little surprising you are the first, considering the number of looks the post gets. I guess people just don’t care that much.

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