Flour Code Dates

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Flour Lot Code Interpretation: How to Read Manufacturing Code Dates

The code date is printed on one gusset (side) of the bag. The production code date format for bakery flour products is as follows:

Format:

25NOV8 PC (other information)
25 = Day
NOV = Month of November
8 = Year, 2018
PC = Plant Code
Other information could include line number, shift, time

Month abbreviations:
January JAN
February FEB
March MAR
April APR
May MAY
June JUN
July JUL
August AUG
September SEP
October OCT
November NOV
December DEC

Best Used By date is 1 year from the manufacturing date.