Ben by Daniel Shelton for March 29, 2013

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    Gator007  about 10 years ago

    My wife hinted the same thing.

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    rini1946  about 10 years ago

    It would be ok if they would shrink the package also. I got some cookies the other day there was more air in the package than cookie. because of the spacing they put in the package with the plastic .And watch out for the chocolate covered cherries a boxt that use to hold 20 now only holds 10

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    Nighthawks Premium Member about 10 years ago

    the other sneaky thing they do is to concave the bottom of containers so that there is that much less product.

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    Perkycat  about 10 years ago

    Olivia – NOT THE POINT!!!!

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    rlaiken  about 10 years ago

    One of my many gripes. Thanks for putting it in print.

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    ariana  about 10 years ago

    Um, if X dollars used to buy a pound of whatever and X dollars now buys 3/4 of a pound of whatever, how is that not a price raise??

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    lightenup Premium Member about 10 years ago

    While I agree that in general we all could eat a little less, it’s the deception that’s bothersome. The one that really bugs me is when they package something in a “single serving size” and they overprice it, when all you need to do is get a regular size and put it in a bowl or Tupperware.

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    kaecispopX  about 10 years ago

    Initially, the food companies were concerned about the negative response that the downsizing their products would cause with the consumers. That is why the can sizes dropped from 16 ounces to 15.5 ounces with the cans tapering down from the top. This was to give the illusion that the cans were the same size. Instead of honest, some corporation opted for deception.

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    pcolli  about 10 years ago

    Interesting comment, Olivia….you must be the one who feeds Ben, so who’s fault is it?

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