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Clotted cream conundrum [Wednesday 28th November 2012 at 10:10 pm]
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Here's a puzzler for you: what's the difference between Sainsbury's clotted cream, Tesco's clotted cream, and Rodda's clotted cream?

All three are made by the same company (Rodda's, in Cornwall), look the same, and are supplied in exactly the same quantities and packaging. Yet on all of them the nutritional information is different. How does that work?
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Thursday 29th November 2012 at 7:27 pm (UTC)
This is where you get into the wonderfully vague "Produced in the UK using milk from the UK" label.

That said, cornish clotted cream is a "Protected Designation of Origin" and so would have actually come from Cornwall. PDO is a EU scheme where only certain areas can produce registered foods. So Parmesan is actually from Italy and isn't some generic hard cheese, and Champagne really is from France. But Stilton cheese cannot legally be made in the village of Stilton as that's not in the countys that are allowed to produce it.
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