The parade of downsized items continues with the category that reputedly created the concept of shrinking products — candy bars. An alert Mouse Print* reader noticed that his favorite “king size” Snickers bar was now nearly half an ounce lighter. Scouring the shelves of candy sellers, we were able to find both the old and the new products.
Unless you read the net weight statement, you would never know the product had shrunk, because it is the same length.
Here are some other examples of products that were discovered to have been downsized in 2009:
Thanks to the eagle-eyed Mouse Print* readers who spotted some of these net weight changes.