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Posted on The 3-quart "Gallon" of Milk -- the hidden inflation in this economy.

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#1 posted 12-24-2011 01:03 AM

Certainly consumers are responsible for their own buying decisions, but those marketing people are pretty clever.

Here is an interesting article from the NY Times on the subject.

I remember when yogurt went from 8 to 6 oz. The container stayed the same size. This was touted as a new feature: now there is room to mix in your own ingredients without having to use another container!

-- “And the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

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