I used to work for a grocery chain. One of the things they mentioned in training was that their store brand products were all made and packaged ... more
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Generic products are made by big brands
I used to work for a grocery chain. One of the things they mentioned in training was that their store brand products were all made and packaged by large, name brands. Which means buying the lower priced "generic" item might just net you exactly the same thing.
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