Saturday, November 15, 2008
Disappearing orange juice: It’s not just candy bars that shrink
Some supermarkets have jacked up prices more than others on a particular item. It’s hard for the consumer to tell whether increases are due to the higher cost of ingredients or just plain price gouging.
When the manufacturer shrinks the product, it’s easier to detect. Unless there’s a smokescreen intended to deflect the buyer’s attention.
Here’s a case where the packaging is being pushed instead of the product! (read more…)