Mmm, this 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica sure looks delicious

Tech 11-8-2017 Mashable 28

Fruitcake already has a reputation for lasting a questionably long time.

Conservators from the Antarctic Heritage Trust have discovered one that's about 100 years old, and incredibly, appears fine to eat.

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The fruitcake likely dates to the Terra Nova expedition of 1910-1913, led by British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. 

Made by British biscuit company Huntley & Palmers, it was found in a hut in Cape Adare, which was one of the first buildings erected on the continent and the base for Scott's expedition.

The fruitcake's tin.

The fruitcake's tin.

Image: Antarctic Heritage Trust

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