Costco Shrink Rays Bins Of Detergent Pods Ever So Slightly

kirkland_podsThe Grocery Shrink Ray stealthily takes away small portions of all kinds of consumer products: food, beverages, personal care items, and cleaning supplies. Even the super-sized containers at Costco aren’t immune: 130 loads of laundry since his last purchase, Ed noticed that his newest container has fewer detergent pods in it than the last one. Update: Actually, Costco increased the quantity of pods!

His photo doesn’t show whether the two jars are the exact same size. If they are, that means Costco is using the opaque jars, first instituted for safety reasons, to mask how the jars are now 10 pods less full. That would have been more obvious back when the containers were made from clear plastic.

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