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    • KxMx
    • By KxMx 4th Apr 17, 1:46 PM
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    Iceland frozen super sweet sweetcorn, now 800g for £1, reduced from 900g.

    Had a brief look in the chiller today, seems all Iceland veg is 800g now.
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 8th Apr 17, 9:42 AM
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    Malteasers 103g now 93g.

    Expect other shrinking from its siblings too
    • 20aday
    • By 20aday 8th Apr 17, 3:09 PM
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    Malteasers 103g now 93g.

    Expect other shrinking from its siblings too
    Originally posted by ScarletMarble
    The only bags that have yet to shrink (may be older stock) are Galaxy Counters; everything from Minstrels through to M&M's have seen their respective weights lowered.

    If you are partial to Maltesers you'd be better off buying the 120G boxes as they tend to be the same RRP when the pouches aren't on offer!
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    • 20aday
    • By 20aday 22nd May 17, 10:15 AM
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    Have noticed Nestl! have shrunk their 120g bars of Milky Bar down to 100g now but kept the price at a £1.
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    • maman
    • By maman 22nd May 17, 11:00 AM
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    I noticed some Duo bars for sale at the weekend. As I'd never heard of Duo I took a closer look.


    Basically they were well known brands (like Mars, Bounty etc) but marketed as two of the shrunk size bars in one pack.


    So much for the manufacturers' spurious claim that this is what the customer wants and an aid in the fight against obesity!
    • ScarletMarble
    • By ScarletMarble 22nd May 17, 11:36 AM
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    The Thorntons Brownie Bites etc have gone from 10 to 9. The packaging is square, not rectangular.
    • moneybags1957
    • By moneybags1957 12th Jun 17, 9:18 PM
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    Cobra lager shrinks in size
    Previously Cobra large bottles were 660ml now they have redisigned the bottle with a " coca cola esk " style bottle with a narrow waist which results in the loss of 40ml of precious lager, but the price is the same.
    • robin58
    • By robin58 12th Jun 17, 9:23 PM
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    Previously Cobra large bottles were 660ml now they have redisigned the bottle with a " coca cola esk " style bottle with a narrow waist which results in the loss of 40ml of precious lager, but the price is the same.
    Originally posted by moneybags1957
    Welcome to the world of shrinkflation.

    This has been going on with all foods in recent years.
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    • maman
    • By maman 12th Jun 17, 9:49 PM
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    I'm sure they'll tell you it's what the customer wants and they're helping you to be more drink aware.
    • VfM4meplse
    • By VfM4meplse 13th Jun 17, 7:01 AM
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    Previously Cobra large bottles were 660ml now they have redisigned the bottle with a " coca cola esk " style bottle with a narrow waist which results in the loss of 40ml of precious lager, but the price is the same.
    Originally posted by moneybags1957
    Beautifully put.

    Strange how Karan Bilimoria saw fit to b*tch about TM and Brexit after the election, but neglected to mention this crucial fact
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    • 20aday
    • By 20aday 24th Jun 17, 2:35 PM
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    Various McVities slices were in packs of six; they've now been shrunk down to five.
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    • JohnRo
    • By JohnRo 24th Jun 17, 2:43 PM
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    KP nuts, were 300g bags, now 270g bags, same price at Tesco.
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    • MrJones1
    • By MrJones1 30th Jun 17, 12:51 PM
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    Here are some examples of "shrinking food"

    Asda Butcher’s Selection turkey mini fillets from 573g to 500g

    Iceland frozen chips from 1,5kg to 1,25kg

    Taste the Difference pork sausages from 625g to 500g
    • MrJones1
    • By MrJones1 30th Jun 17, 12:56 PM
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    Here are some more examples of "shrinking food"

    Aunt Bessie's Homestyle Chips from 750g to 700g

    Cadbury's Chocolate Fingers from 125g to 114g

    HP Brown Sauce from 454g to 450g

    Mars Bar from 58g to 51g

    Coca-Cola from 2litre to 1,75litre

    Cadbury's Dairy Milk from 140g to 120g

    Kit Kat Chunky from 48g to 40g
    • pakokelso93
    • By pakokelso93 1st Jul 17, 1:05 AM
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    Coke and Cadbury's size change happened a long time ago. I remember Cadbury's reducing their bars 5-6 years back when I worked in retail as it was always a till pricepoint special.
    PK!
    • alanq
    • By alanq 10th Jul 17, 5:59 PM
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    ASDA Mint Assortment was 70p for 250g still 70p but for only 200g.
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    • Kit1
    • By Kit1 10th Jul 17, 6:25 PM
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    Have you noticed that McVitie's digestives have got thinner.
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    • rhcp
    • By rhcp 10th Jul 17, 8:11 PM
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    Doritos 200g bags are now 180g.
    • VeGGie-STyLe
    • By VeGGie-STyLe 10th Jul 17, 11:14 PM
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    How about expanding food?! Carte D'or ice cream has gone from 900ml to 1 litre.... does anybody know if there has been a price increase? It's currently £3.50 Tesco.
    • VfM4meplse
    • By VfM4meplse 11th Jul 17, 7:59 AM
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    How about expanding food?! Carte D'or ice cream has gone from 900ml to 1 litre.... does anybody know if there has been a price increase? It's currently £3.50 Tesco.
    Originally posted by VeGGie-STyLe
    Its probably spurious, as this is a brand that is often discounted / can be found on offer.

    Ice-cream manufacturers can afford to be "generous": their secret ingredient (upto 50%) to make the product soft and whippy is in fact air
    Value-for-money-for-me-puhleeze!

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