Due to higher prices and less content for the consumer center of Hamburg selects the popular chocolate Ferrero now to the sham of the month.consumer advice centre Hamburg hidden increase in price and less content in the case of multiple Ferrero-products The final price the chocolate is discovered by trading A particular Ferrero determined product has more calories than almost any other chocolate
Hamburg - The majority of the customers of the cheating falls in the chocolate Shopping is not on, but on closer inspection, one realizes the deceptive quite quickly. In the case of two popular Ferrero-products customers can find in the times of the planned VAT reduction* only eight instead of ten bars in the pack.
Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg: price for chocolate should not be increased
According to consumer packs with eight bars have been sold for 2015, but back then, a candy bar cost the equivalent of just 12 cents, today it's been 16 cents.+ A popular chocolate Ferrero has been voted by the consumer advice centre Hamburg sham of the year (icon image).©Carmen Jaspersen/dpa
consumer center of Hamburg noticed that Ferrero five years ago, the own chocolate with the Slogan "Permanently more content - 10 bar 125 grams" had advertised. From this promise, you want to know today, probably nothing, since the price is increased in just five years, to 30 percent, so the consumer advocates.
Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg: price of chocolate dropped? Of due!
Yes, the price for both of these chocolate products was reduced, however, is now less in the packs. Both the " Yogurette " as " kids chocolate " decreased the capacity of 125 grams to 100 grams, the consumer centre of Hamburg.
At first glance, the packs seem to be more favorable, since the selling price is decreased. All in all, the shrinkage but commonly for a price increase in the trade. There is now less in the packs is, customers pay, the bottom line for your chocolate . A clear case of a hidden price increase.
more content, and less on the bolt. #Ferrero turns #Yogurette and #children chocolate on the filling carousel. The price goes up of course. The chocolate are our current #sham of the month. More info: ➡ https://t.co/iHV8TiN3eP pic.twitter.com/3OGII3xxoR— Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg (@vzhamburg) June 15, 2020
Increased price: the sham of the month of Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg goes to the Ferrero-chocolate
The amount to reduce and to demand the same price , of course, nothing New. Since it's not noticeable the majority of customers, the principle applies in company, and as a proven means to increase the profit.
The consumer advice centre Hamburg observed such a mesh in the trade for years and missed products, therefore, monthly and annually the title of "sham".
How the consumer communicates to the Central, is the increase in the price of the chocolate according to the supermarket up to eight percent. The final prices will be determined by the trade.
Increased price of chocolate? Ferrero defends himself after report from the consumer advice centre Hamburg
Ferrero moved into a position on the allegations. The company announced that "the 100g pack size of the consumer perceived as the classic panel format and, as such, is not expected".
In addition, Ferrero claims that the ex-factory price of the chocolate remains the same and you have no influence on the final price : "The end-user prices are set by the trade, and can vary, therefore, depending on the market and time, of which we have no influence."
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Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg: Not only the price of Popular chocolate without real strawberries
On the pack of the " Yogurette " to make yogurt and fresh strawberries quickly under the impression that it should be a light, not-too-unhealthy food. The reality is, similar to the price , apparently, quite different.
the consumer Hamburg criticised, are only "puny amounts of strawberry powder". Moreover, critics could refer to the candy bar with 571 calories per 100 grams as a real calorie bomb. Thus, the popular Snack has more calories than almost any other chocolate .
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just recently there was the case of Rewe, a recall of chocolate* - eating breach is even a danger.
to Smother Not only chocolate, but also other sweets* are currently affected by a recall - There is the risk of the Treat is.
*hna.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.
section list image:©Oliver Berg/picture-alliance/dpaDate Of Update: 19 June 2020, 01:34