Do you know of any products where the packaging size has remained the same, along with the price, but the amount of food inside was reduced?
In your grocer’s freezer, everyone has noticed that ice cream boxes are now significantly smaller than they used to be. That is an example of the packaging being smaller while the price remains the same.
However, do you know of any examples offhand where the packaging is still the same size, but the amount inside is less? I was disappointed this morning to open a container of Trader Joe’s Greek Yogurt, which used to be 8 oz, and is now 5.3 oz. When I opened the cup of yogurt, I noticed it was about ⅓ empty, and when I checked the ounces, I noticed they are down but the cup size is the same, which is deceiving. I didn’t think of Trader Joe’s as a deceiving marketer, but I guess I was wrong.
Granted, most other yogurts on the market are no longer 8 oz., but still, the fact that the cup size is the same is deceiving to me. I am aware that Trader Joe’s is not the only company to have “pulled a fast one” in this regard.
Do you know of any other products where the packaging size remained the same, but the amount of food inside was reduced?
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