Sainsbury's Milk

edited 11 July 2014 at 1:37PM in Food shopping & groceries
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edited 11 July 2014 at 1:37PM in Food shopping & groceries
Has anyone noticed that the 4 pint milk seems to be about 5mm short of their 4 pint approx line!!!
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  • stephen77stephen77 Forumite
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    Weigh it, or measure when home, if your thinking your not getting what you paid for to check.

    Though 4 pints is likely to be sold on average, rather than min litre.
    So it can be sold legally with out actually being 4 pints.
    Before people get upset about this. Lots of products with average weights on, are on average above the declared weight.
  • PLRFDPLRFD Forumite
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    I think the key word here is approx.
  • stephen77stephen77 Forumite
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    If milk is sold on weight rather than litres. 4 pints (if water) weighs 2.270kg it could be 3% under 2.270kg and weigh 2.202kg and be sold legally. If weighing any less than this, it would be illegal.

    Not sure how fluid measurement compare to items sold on weight.
  • PLRFDPLRFD Forumite
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    And would full cream weigh more than semi skimmed ?
  • TeahfcTeahfc Forumite
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    5mm short of milk ... Jeez you need to get out more matey ...
    "Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain."


    ''Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.''
  • Hammer_TimeHammer_Time Forumite
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    Teahfc wrote: »
    5mm short of milk ... Jeez you need to get out more matey ...
    I am glad to see you have got time to answer my post, I would love to go out but as I am dying of cancer and refined to bed. I was only trying to stop the big supermarkets from short changing us.
  • stephen77stephen77 Forumite
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    I was only trying to stop the big supermarkets from short changing us.


    The milk is most likely going over a check weighing before going out.
    Its not worth the risk of under weighing as its pretty easy one for trading standards to catch them out with.
    They will get a big fine and the supplier will loose reputation.
    Mistakes do happen though.
  • LadyCouponLadyCoupon Forumite
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    stephen77 wrote: »
    loose


    Lose ;) sorry couldn't help it. :D
  • TeahfcTeahfc Forumite
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    I am glad to see you have got time to answer my post, I would love to go out but as I am dying of cancer and refined to bed. I was only trying to stop the big supermarkets from short changing us.

    I am sorry for my remark, please accept my apologies.
    I feel very stupid now.
    I have found time to read your reply and wish I could withdraw my previous post.
    "Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain."


    ''Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.''
  • Hammer_TimeHammer_Time Forumite
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    Teahfc wrote: »
    I am sorry for my remark, please accept my apologies.
    I feel very stupid now.
    I have found time to read your reply and wish I could withdraw my previous post.
    No problem, you didn't know. I seem to dwell on the little things in life as I don't want to look at the big thing.
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