Newest shrinkflation: Buddy coke

Lupus

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They are really screwing over the consumer.

Bought a can last week and noticed it immediately. The can is noticeably thinner and no longer fits in the cup holder in my car.

I also noticed that the 440ml has been reduced to 400ml. At least the 400ml can will still fit in my cup holder. View attachment 554853
Seems to only be ABI products.
 

I.am.Sam

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so 440ml becoming 400ml and 330 becoming 300

its going to be cheaper to buy a 2l for 2 people and not give a damn if you throw away the rest
 

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was at a kids play park the weekend and the cokes were all 300ml. R16 for a 300ml

a glass 300ml was like R3 few years ago
 

Lupus

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was at a kids play park the weekend and the cokes were all 300ml. R16 for a 300ml

a glass 300ml was like R3 few years ago
A few years ago like maybe 9 or 10 years ago perhaps maybe more? Also those type of areas will charge more, like a restaurant that charges R20 for a glass of coke.
 

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Took long to take affect then.



Then why are the low sugar and sugar free versions also smaller and same price?
Oh we know the real reason, it's profit, they are even charging almost R20 for their sugar versions of 2liters now as well? Whereas when the sugar tax was put in place the sugar free versions were the normal price. Pepsi is still roughly the same price and you get a 600ml bottle and a 330ml can.
Shrinking the bottle doesn't limit the sugar intake anyway, as a person would just buy a bigger bottle
 

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Yeah now one can wont be enough so people will probably be buying much more 2Ls at takeaways and stuff

resturants will make a killing from this
 
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