Dates plus peanut butter plus soy flour=Candy

May 29, 2010 at 6:39 am 1 comment

Mary Goit makes Belly Timber: all natural “energy bars” combining pureed dates, whole oats, peanut butter, soy flour and the like. Pure food for food purists. And guess what? Starting in June 1, in the State of Washington, Belly Timber will be taxed as candy.

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Seattle’s Energy bar maker told her product is ‘candy.’

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