People are just spotting a symbol on their potato packets, and now they’re worried their whole life is a lie | The Sun

People are just spotting a symbol on their potato packets, and now they’re worried their whole life is a lie | The Sun

A WOMAN has been left questioning whether or not her "whole life is a lie" after spotting a symbol on the front of her potatoes.

Beth took to her TikTok page to share a video which zoomed in on the symbol in the bottom right hand corner of the packet of white potatoes.

"At home store below 5 degrees C," it read.

"Surely no?" she wrote over the video.

"Does anyone else keep their potatoes in the fridge? Is this NEW? 

"Is my whole life a lie?"

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She added in the video caption: "Maybe I have been living under a rock but I always thought they belonged in a dark cupboard?"

And people in the comments section were divided as to whether or not it's correct to keep potatoes in the fridge or not.

"I've been keeping mine in the fridge for as long as I can remember," one wrote.

"Never have sprouts or spoilage."

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"Right I kept them in a dark cupboard… they grow mad bits," another added.

"So put them in the fridge they stay good for weeekssss."

"I always put my potatoes in the fridge, and they last much longer," a third commented.

"I've been a chef for 10+ years and always keep spuds in the fridge, even as a wee bit my mum kept them in the fridge too," someone else wrote.

Others disagreed, with one writing: "Never. Brown paper bag cool dark.

"They go dark in a fridge and taste weird."

"if I don't find it in the fridge I don't put it in the fridge," another said.

As a third commented: "Mine have been in the cupboard."

"prior produce manager here and never heard of it," someone else insisted.

"Potatoes were stored outside of the cooler."

"Why have I always put big potatoes in a dark cupboard and new potatoes in the fridge?" another wrote, adding: "I’m questioning my own logic."

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"It’s like the Mandela effect," Beth replied.

"I can literally envision ‘keep in dark place’ on the packet."

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