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Old 09-15-2011, 10:41 AM
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Default Food grade blackstrap molasses in bulk?



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Anybody know a good on line source for food grade molasses in bulk? Great deals out there if you're a horse, but I'm looking for human eating grade molasses.

E2A: The best price I have found is Amazon at 22 cents an ounce, delivered, via Subscribe and Save.
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Old 09-15-2011, 11:10 AM
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Ture foods has it in 5 gal: http://truefoodsmarket.com/molasses-...te-5-gals.html

Regal Foods has it in 1 gal jugs http://www.webstaurantstore.com/rega...GoogleShopping
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I get mine in one gallon jugs from Restaurant Depot.
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Got 5 gallons from MRE depot several years ago. Great people to deal with.
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I get mine in one gallon jugs from Restaurant Depot.
I think restaurant suppliers are probably going to be the best source. They'll probably have to special order it as few restaurants use it. But they can get it, and their prices are most likely going to be better.
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Being in Iowa, you might be better finding a local source of boiled down sorghum sweezings ..... it's the midwest version of sweet crop
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www.aaoobfoods.com might have it an thier a wholesale bulk food outfit.
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What do you use it for? I've been working on the same bottle for about the last 20 years. LOL I don't bake much, tho.
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I'm with Jane333 other than baked beans what do you use it for?
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I get it in 5 gallon buckets from our local BlueSeal dealer.
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I'm with Jane333 other than baked beans what do you use it for?
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You're kidding?? Right? You don't know why people go through gallons of that gooey goodness? C'mon, you're teasing us, EVERYONE knows what you use that much for....



OK...seriously, what DO you use it for?
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You're kidding?? Right? You don't know why people go through gallons of that gooey goodness? C'mon, you're teasing us, EVERYONE knows what you use that much for....



OK...seriously, what DO you use it for?
Yeah and most of the people I know that use it brush their tooth.
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You guys just don't know how much I love molasses cookies.
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You guys just don't know how much I love molasses cookies.
No kidding ... with cowboy coffee and a couple slices of really thick bacon on a cold winter morning ... **sigh**
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You guys just don't know how much I love molasses cookies.
And molasses over hot buttered biscuits is heavenly.
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And molasses over hot buttered biscuits is heavenly.

Sorghum around these parts
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Great on pancakes!

You can also make a very fine rum with it if you process it properly through the right apparatus.
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I'm assuming it stores well too, given the amount of sugar content? Any idea on the storage length?
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I'm assuming it stores well too, given the amount of sugar content? Any idea on the storage length?
That's an issue, actually. Blackstrap molasses is the end product of a bunch of sugar squeezings and really has not much sugar in it, hence the very strong flavor. Usually it's sulphured as a preservative. I don't mind that, although some people freak at the idea of sulphured molasses. So far, many of the bulk suppliers sell it unsulphured and state that it needs to be refrigerated, and that's not going to work for me.

At this point I'm back to buying quart jars of it on Amazon unless I can make a trip to the Restaurant Depot in the Twin Cities sometime.
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I get it in 5 gallon buckets from our local BlueSeal dealer.
But is that feed grade? Or food grade?
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