20 Times People Spotted “Shrinkflation” In Real Life And Just Had To Share Them

Published 10 months ago

In a world where consumer prices continue to rise, it’s disheartening to discover that some companies resort to deceptive tactics to maintain their profit margins. One such method is the sneaky practice of shrinking product sizes while keeping the prices the same or even increasing them.

The r/shrinkflation subreddit has become a vigilant watchdog, unmasking these deceitful actions and exposing them to the world. Today, we will unveil some disappointing instances where companies brazenly reduced the size of their products.

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#1 New ‘Xl Pack’ Fabric Conditioner


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#2 The Shrink Flation Of Quality Street Over The Years Is Truly Embarrassing


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#3 Attraction Of Unprecedented Generosity From S7. Chicken Sandwich


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#4 On The Right The Normal Toblerone And On The Left The New Shrinkflated Toblerone


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#5 Spotted Mid Changeover


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#6 Chocolate Digestives Disappeared Off The Shelves For 2 Months, Then Came Back 27% Smaller


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#7 Pret A Manger Taking Out The Main Bit


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#8 Why Shrinkflate The Package If You Can Just Put Less Product In The Same Box


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#9 Shiny Stickers Can’t Fool Me


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#10 Apparently 15oz Is “Bigger Size, Better Value” Than 18oz


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#11 David’s Tea, Such A Dramatic Difference…


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#12 New Cottee’s Jam!


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#13 The Way They Switched The Millilitres And Grams Almost Tricked Me


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#14 Shrinkflation At Its Finest


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#15 My Dad Sent Me This, He’s Very Passionate About Shrinkflation


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#16 Shrinkflation Combined With Price Bump = Absolute Greed


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#17 Costco Kirkland Signature Toilet Paper, Sheet From 2023 vs. 2022


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#18 Added A Roll From A New Package Of Toilet Roll


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#19 Not The Oreo Filling! Damn Shrinkflation!!!


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#20 The Fries Are Thicker Than The Burger. Burger King, Jr. Whopper

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya is an explorer of all things beautiful, quirky, and heartwarming. With her knack for art, design, photography, fun trivia, and internet humor, she takes you on a journey through the lighter side of pop culture.

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