Ben Popken On NPR Talking About Shrinking Food, Higher Prices

I got to verbally joust with the wielders of the Grocery Shrink Ray yesterday on NPR on the Diane Rehm show. Scott Faber vice president, the Grocery Manufacturers Association talked about how food makers have to pass on their rising costs somehow and I agreed, but took issue with deceptively designed packages and the misleading marketing practices. Just be upfront about it!

You can listen to the whole hour-long show here. I come in around the 18-minute mark and stay for the rest.

Higher Food Prices and Shrinking Food Packages [NPR]

Food Inflation Kept Hidden in Tinier Bags [NYT]

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