From the article: Chips are disappearing from bags, candy from boxes and vegetables from cans.
As an expected increase in the cost of raw materials looms for late summer, consumers are beginning to encounter shrinking food packages.
With unemployment still high, companies in recent months have tried to camouflage price increases by selling their products in tiny and tinier packages. So far, the changes are most visible at the grocery store, where shoppers are paying the same amount, but getting less.
Man-o-man. Con artists is what the author of this article John Rubino calls the perpetrators. However, as easy as it is to change packaging sizes, you could see this coming! Want some good news? Physical gold and silver coins have held value for a very long time, as in 6,000 years. A 1.0 oz. gold coin is the same size and weight today as it was when gold coins were our currency.
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