The Incredible Shrinking Peanut Butter Jar



Caught Sticky Fingered!

In these difficult times, manufacturers don’t want to raise prices but at the same time they face rising costs, so they elect to shrink the product. But they do so sneakily … behold the incredible shrinking peanut butter jar:


… a careful look at the jars of Skippy on the shelves may reveal a surprise. The prices are about the same, but the jars are getting smaller.

They don’t look different in size or shape. But recently, the jars developed a dimple in the bottom that slices the contents to 16.3 ounces from 18 ounces – about 10% less peanut butter.

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