15 Of The Worst Occurrences Of “Shrinkflation” Consumers Shared Online

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Inflation is off the charts right now, but so is shrinkflation. If you’re not familiar with the term, shrinkflation occurs when product sizes shrink, but prices stay the same. It’s like when you open a bag of chips to find out that it’s mostly air.

It occurs so frequently that there’s an entire subreddit dedicated to it. Here are some of the worst occurrences of shrinkflation people shared.

1. “This Shrinkflation Of Toblerone In The UK, Is Still Mind-Boggling”

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2. “Sometimes I Like To Flip The Chips In The Store Shelves”

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3. “The Top Box Is From A Well Established Reoccurring Promotion”

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4. “Breyers Chocolate Chip Used To Be Jammed With Chocolate, Now It’s Almost Just Plain Vanilla”

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5. “Ah Yes ± 25ml, Thank You WD-40”

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6. “This Is Insane”

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7. “Same Price. Bought The Last One 3 Weeks Ago, And A New One Today For Thanksgiving”

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8. “Terry’s Chocolate Orange Is Now Just ‘Terry’s Orange’ With The Word ‘Chocolatey’ In The Description. This Indicates That The Quality Has Been Reduced To The Point Where They Cannot Legally Call It Chocolate Anymore.”

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9. “When I Was A Teen, These Stretched The Length Of The Package. Those Were The Days”

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10. “The Shrinkflation Of The Old Pringles Design (165g) To The New (134g)”

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11. This Is Now ‘Double Stuffed’”

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12. “Oreos Shipped With Three Cookies Face Down”

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13. “Scott Toilet Paper – 2019 vs. 2021 Comparison”

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14. “They Couldn’t Even Wait Until The Old One Was Gone To Put Up The New Size”

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15. “I Knew Something Was Fishy When I Bought My Creamer Yesterday”

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