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Does raw sugar go bad?
Like white sugar, raw sugar will never go bad. It could lump up, but this is not as common due to its rough texture and larger granules. It can get hard, though, if it has had moisture exposure. To fix raw sugar that is hard, you can put it on a baking sheet in an oven set at 150 degrees. Leave it there for 15 to 30 minutes.
Why does sugar not spoil?
According to UCSB, the reason sugar does not spoil is that sugar kills the organisms that cause food to go bad and become dangerous to eat. For this reason, sugar is often an ingredient used to preserve other foods. Sugar typically will not include an expiration date on its packaging.
Does Brown Sugar go bad or expire?
All brown sugar is compressible or packs because of the high moisture content. However, the moisture in the sugar will still not lead to spoiling because the sugar content is too high to allow the growth of organisms. So, brown sugar also never goes bad.
How do you know if sugar has gone bad?
For most food items, it is fairly easy to tell when they go bad due to the way they look or smell. However, not every food has obvious signs of spoilage. You may wonder about sugar. Does sugar go bad?