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Grocery Items: Same Price, Smaller Size

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Grocery Items: Same Price, Smaller Size

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Grocery Items: Same Price, Smaller Size

Grocery Items: Same Price, Smaller Size

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The blog shows pictures readers sent in of shrinking packages.

Packages of familiar products — cereal, juice, mayonnaise — are getting smaller. But supermarkets are charging the same old prices for the new, smaller sizes.

Ben Popken of the consumer advocacy blog Consumerist talks about the trend.

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