NY Times: Food Companies Using Smaller Bags To Hide Rising Costs
The New York Times published an enlightening article that reveals something currently happening right under our noses: food companies, trying to maximize profits during lean times, are simply giving us less product and charging the same price. They're taking advantage that most of us simply aren't paying attention to the quantity labels or aren't going to notice that the packaging they use are gradually shrinking. So long as the costs stays the same, they figure, no one's the wiser, like the proverbial frog in the pot.
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