With grocery costs going up on principally every part, many are noticing that potato chips are a ridiculous value these days. And other people need solutions as to why.
It’s Not Solely Chips
“The quantity of single objects over $5 drives me loopy.”
What About Cereal?
“Every thing else is so why not. Cereal can also be a critical offender proper now.”
Cease Shopping for Chips!
“Chip man right here. It’s just because individuals maintain shopping for them. Company have raised the worth 3-5 occasions since I began 2+ years in the past. 2.00 bag that used to say 2.00 solely raised to 2.29, 2.49, and now 2.69. They even go ‘on sale’ at 2 for five now. Individuals nonetheless purchase them, if no more so, and that’s on the decrease finish of pricing in comparison with the big value hike on the larger baggage.”
Why Change It If It’s Working?
“Corporations realized they will value gouge & blame it on inflation…. and folks nonetheless pay additional, so why change it?”
Possibly A Blessing In Disguise
“That is the most effective time for everybody who needs to, to get into nice form. All meals is just too costly proper now however junk meals and quick meals is particularly costly now for no purpose. I’ve been cooking from house greater than ever and I’m questioning why I wasn’t doing this within the first place. That is f***ed as much as say nevertheless it’s lowkey a blessing in disguise. At the very least for me and my well being journey.”
Effectively That’s Fairly The Comparability
“My Funyuns price greater than my weed.”
“They made weed authorized, in order that they knew we might have the Munchies. 😙💨”
Blame The Battle
“The Ukraine conflict, firstly. That battle has brought on huge provide chain disruptions in not solely the grain wanted to make chips however the fertilizer wanted to develop that grain. Russia is the world’s largest exporter in grain and fertilizer. The sanctions imposed due to the conflict have successfully eliminated these exports from world markets.”
Monitoring The Phenomenon
“I’ve been monitoring this phenomenon since 2005. I posted on a message board in 2011 about the price of a 11.5 oz bag of Doritos. That measurement bag was $2.75 in 2005, usually on the market as 2-for-1, halving that value. By 2011, one bag that measurement was $4.29. They’ve shrunk the bag greater than as soon as since then and the fee continues to go up.”
The Universe Has Spoken
“As a result of the universe is attempting to make you cease placing rubbish in your physique.”
“The Walmart Of Chips”
“I work for frito and I don’t even purchase our stuff anymore. Nearly $7 for a bag of chips is ridiculous. Company greed is the difficulty greater than something they usually need to appease the stockholders of the corporate. Bonuses for frontline staff are few and much between anymore for anybody. Greatest means I can describe it’s Frito Lay has principally became the Walmart of chips. Cash is the one factor they care about anymore and screw the employees. I perceive inflation has affected every part however the one purpose they’re charging this a lot is as a result of they will and folks nonetheless purchase it.”
“Protip: Name the 1-800 quantity on the again of the chips and inform them you had been ‘unhappy’ for any purpose and they’ll ship you coupons free of charge chips.
Usually this could be a d**okay transfer, however they’re the d**ks now for upselling this shit for like 10x the worth it’s value. They’ll clearly afford to comp you for chip coupons, so why not take the chance. In any other case I ain’t shopping for any extra chips, which I suppose is a win for my well being.”