How to tell the difference between Greggs pasties without biting into them

But one Greggs worker has taken to Reddit to share their insider intelligence on what the pattern on the outside tells you about the ingredients on the inside. According to the Daily Record, the employee revealed the unique symbols they give to classify each bake, as well as their meanings.

Posting on the Casual UK Reddit forum, one user wrote: “I work in Greggs. What would you like to know?”

The discussion thread has already garnered over 2,000 comments in just 20 hours. One query, which came out as the most popular with 572 upvotes, addressed the different pastries’ patterns. The user asked: “Can you tell us the pattern on the pastry that identifies whether it’s a steak bake, chicken bake, vegetable bake, etc. Thanks.”