Not the same anymore

Discussion in 'Geek Food' started by Mathuisella, Jul 4, 2019.

  1. Mathuisella

    Mathuisella Member

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    Feel so ripped off. :'(

    What things have you guys gotten that ended up being smaller, made differently ect: all in the name of the bottom line ?
     
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  2. elcarter1

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    It's the main consumer tactic now to maintain the same price point. Reduce the contents with the same packaging.

    Think Tim tams drop one out of the packet but the packet stayed the same size.
     
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  3. clonex

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    constant specials also as well help hide it, 20% one week then 50% and 30% and rotate it few timesand eventually you are paying same price at 30% as you did 6 months ago on 20%.


    i see cadbury is down in size as well. Same goes for anything really, introduce anything new but market it as something different special but quantity wise you get less.

    premium premix cans, 4 or 6 cans and various sizes
     
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  4. asho444

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    My man hood :(
     
  5. Daft_Munt

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    375ml to 330ml??
     
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  6. BurningFeetMan

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    I was served this apple for an in flight meal the other day. It was actually served in a sealed paper bag too, shown in the photo...

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    :mad: I HAVE ENJOYED LARGER STRAWBERRIES. :mad:
     
  7. JSmithDTV

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    Fanta, Sprite and Lift had a recipe change... replaced some of the sugar with stevia, doesn't taste quite right.

    McCain hash browns went to shit... became thin and nasty, changed from Australia made to made in India. They were similar for a while then gradually got worse and worse. A few months ago they changed back to the old production chain, back to being chunkier and made in Australia.

    Flavoured junket tablets don't exist anymore... nor do bags of violet crumble squares.

    Bonds undies don't last as long since they outsourced production OS. :lol:


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  8. broccoli

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    Cornettos.

    They turned them from delicious icecreams to canker pus.
     
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  9. Zee

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    Sounds like a disease snakes get in their mouths...

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  10. mr camouflage

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    Then there's the thing with Kraft Peanut butter that isn't really Kraft Peanut Butter.

    TL;DR: If you want the original Kraft Peanut Butter, you need to buy Bega Peanut Butter.

    Kraft USA (AKA Mondelez by this time, a separate company spun off by Kraft USA to manage Australian operations) sold the rights to their peanut butter recipe, factory and workers included to Bega in 2017. The kraft name was not part of the deal, so they rebranded to Bega Peanut butter, and Kraft penaut butter disappeared from supermarket shelves, replaced by Bega Peanut butter - the same recipe, made in the same factory, by the same workers.

    Then Parent company Kraft USA decided they wanted back in to the peanut butter market in 2018, but they couldn't use the original recipe or factory which they had sold to Bega, so contracted Sanitarium to make Kraft Peanut butter using a different recipe. Which was only available from IGA. Coles and Woolies refused to stock it.

    Then they tried to sue Bega claiming the tubs with the yellow lid were trademark/copyright and bega shouldn't be able to use them. Which they just lost in court, the judge ruling the tubs were part of the deal and banning Kraft from using the yellow lid tubs.
     
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    Yeah I remember seeing that in the media at the time... bunch of wankers.

    I forgot about it though until you mentioned it... might give that Bega peanut butter a try. :)


    JSmith
     
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  12. broccoli

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    got told to bega right off.
     
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    Another shrink and they'll have to rename them to Tobleron
     
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    ... then Blero. :lol:

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    ... this probably won't happen;

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    :cool:


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  16. Revenge

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    One of my testicles is bigger than that thing...


    Seriously....


    I really should see a doctor.. it's actually hard to walk in jeans
     
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    The sheer tiny size of that apple made me feel indifferent and threatened - which is not good mid-flight, as flying brings about enough anxiety already. Imagine if the plane had crashed, and that tiny apple was the last thing I ate in my life. :(
     
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  18. ndt

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    Kraft Mac and Cheese deluxe. Bought it the other day after not having it in years and it definitely seemed like you get less and also tasted cheaper(more powdery) but same price its always been.
    Also Cadbury blocks have shrunk a bit.
     
  19. MR CHILLED

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    :lol: I remember the Campbells chunky beef cans, used to have a few spare in case I had nothing else for lunch at work. Surprisingly good too.
     
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  20. clonex

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    that apple looks like the ones we buy for the kids :D


    pretty sure toblerone didnt end up with wider pan sections in oz.
     
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