scorecardresearchNo, you're not imagining it — package sizes are shrinking

No, you're not imagining it — package sizes are shrinking

Updated: 08 Jun 2022, 04:53 PM IST
TL;DR.
  • From toilet paper to yogurt and coffee to corn chips, manufacturers are quietly shrinking package sizes without lowering prices. It’s dubbed shrinkflation, and it’s accelerating worldwide.
A man buys a sachet of cooking oil from a vendor at Arae 23 market in Lilongwe, Malawi, March 16, 2022. - From airlines in Nigeria to shoppers in Malawi, Africans are feeling the impact of the Ukraine crisis in wrenching increases in the price of fuel, grain and fertiliser. (Photo by Amos Gumulira / AFP)

A man buys a sachet of cooking oil from a vendor at Arae 23 market in Lilongwe, Malawi, March 16, 2022. - From airlines in Nigeria to shoppers in Malawi, Africans are feeling the impact of the Ukraine crisis in wrenching increases in the price of fuel, grain and fertiliser. (Photo by Amos Gumulira / AFP)