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Elaine Parrish
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On Fri, 20 Jan 2006, sarah bennett wrote:
> >
> >
> > There are people who really can't tell the difference. Rather than admit it,
> > they claim that people who can tell the difference are just being trendy.
> >
> >

> OTOH, I know many many people who will not buy store brands, citing
> quality as the reason. In my experience (and I *can* tell the difference
> between quality products and crap), most store brand ingredients that
> are not highly processed (i.e. canned tomatoes, eggs, kraft-level
> cheddar cheese, pasta) taste no different from the low-to mid priced
> national brands that most people purchase.
> --
> saerah

I totally agree. I have found some differences in "high-end" and "low-end"
products, but there are really few differences in store brands and medium
to lower priced brands. In many cases, the store brands are packed by the
same canners. The same goes for other products, too.

Many products today are produced by the same company and just labeled
differently. For some of the cheaper brands (not necessarily store
brands), a little less veggie and a little more water is added to the
can. So, I'm not sure there are a lot of "savings" when we calculate what
we are paying for water <g>.

Elaine, too