Häagen-Dazs tubs are shrinking but the price will stay the same

17 May 2018, 16:47

Häagen-Dazs tubs

Nestle have announced the popular ice cream tubs will be shrinking in size - but staying the same price.

Häagen-Dazs is the latest to join the ‘shrinkflation’ gang, with the brand set to decrease the size of their tubs, whilst the cost remains the same. 

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The brand’s owner, Nestle have explained that the shrunken tubs will stay at £5.35 due to rising ingredient prices.

 

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A spokesperson for Häagen-Dazs said: 

“Like many ­businesses we have been affected by rising commodity prices. Our commitment to only using premium ingredients has left us susceptible to price increases.”

 

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According to ONS, over 2,529 products have shrunk in size over the past five years, that are still being sold for the same price - including chocolate brands such as Toblerone.

Talking of their costing decision, the Häagen-Dazs spokesperson added: “We recognise shoppers are under pressure financially and haven’t taken this decision lightly.”

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