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Wrights Traditional soap - shrinkflation?

soundgeek Forumite Posts: 17
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edited 18 September at 4:32PM in Food shopping & groceries
I recently bought a new bar of this soap (I lost the price!) & I notice the shape of the has changed - it is concave on the underside. The package looks the same, but the weight has reduced from 125g to 100g.

Is this a new product in addition to the 125g bar or is it shrinkflation or what?


  • Muttleythefrog
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    I think you might have posted in the wrong section....this is for Benefits and Tax Credits so I'll report it only so it can be moved to suitable section
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  • Rodders53
    Rodders53 Forumite Posts: 1,943
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    I use to check prices of stuff. 
    There are both 100g and 125g bars on offer there - from the same store (Boots) even!
  • soundgeek
    soundgeek Forumite Posts: 17
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    edited 20 September at 4:03PM
    Thanks for the link Rodders53.

    Looking at Boots prices via your link, the 125g bar is 68p/100g and the 100g bar is 80p, so a 17.6% rise in price per 100g. Looks like shrinkflation.

    Tesco seems to have switched to the 100g bar.
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