Toblerone Chocolates - I Lost A Golden Opportunity

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  1. iamawriter

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    I was in Melbourne on holiday and was shopping for chocolates. I came across a counter where I saw heaps of giant sized Toblerone Swiss Chocolates They were selling them at a heavily discounted rate. I grabbed a few and went to the counter to pay and casually looked at the expiry date. What do I see? The date had expired. I quickly went back to the counter and returned them.
    In discussions with friends later I was told that nothing happens to expired chocolates and no Malls can keep anything that could be harmful to customers.
    Have you committed such blunders?
     
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    In my country, there is this practice where when some goods are about to reach their expiry date the merchants make deals with peddlers on the street who sell the Items at a discounted rates and then, in turn, receive a commission on the sale from the merchants. This way, the merchants are able to sell out the goods before they may expire and minimize any losses that would probably occur if they had the goods after the expiry date because they could be sanctioned if would have attempted to sell them.
     
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    @explorerx7@explorerx7 I agree with you. One is not supposed to sell anything with an expiry date. Probably chocolates do not come under that category and the Mall I was shopping at seemed well organised and would not flaunt rules that are put in place in that country. I should have been a bit wiser and gone to the supervisor there and got a clarification.
     
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