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Why when you buy a bag of chips, the bag is only half full?

Asked By: - 6/14/2011
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LOL..At least you stated half full not half empty.. In US..The federal Fair Packaging and Labeling Act calls this "slack fill," nonfunctional or empty space that creates an illusion of more product, often through under-filling, indented bottoms, or extra walls. But slack fill is allowed if it keeps a product from... More
Answered By: Sandra S. - 6/15/2011
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because they have to put air in it. without the air the chips would be all crumpled up
Answered By: shαчnє - 6/14/2011
 
yep its mostly air,were getting less for more money,geeze.
Answered By: klutz incorperated,you name it ill trip over it. - 6/14/2011
 
Dumb computers.
Answered By: jason - 6/14/2011
 
Like a quarter. Those bastards are freakin stingy.
Answered By: Cinnamon - 6/14/2011
 
make you think your getting more then you really are
Answered By: . - 6/14/2011
 
it's due to settling of said chips~ unless you buy Pringles chips..because they are in a can, they don't settle? always, Ladyitch p.s. is that bag half full or half empty..?
Answered By: Ladyitch - 6/14/2011
 
because they are frauds making us believe something thats not true
Answered By: TripleL Inspiration - 6/14/2011
 
i know what is up with that he he he
Answered By: Debby R - 6/14/2011
 
They are also charging you for the air inside.
Answered By: Big Woof - 6/15/2011
 
It's a marketing ploy to fool us into believing we are getting more..air than chips in most cases Mate.
Answered By: crusaderz4life - 6/15/2011
 
Because I sent one of the kids buy it for me.
Answered By: Boum - 6/15/2011
 
Its not, its half empty.
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Answered By: Pearl - 6/15/2011
 
It's deceiving just like a man♥ Hee Hee♥JK♥
Answered By: iggiboogirl - 6/15/2011
 
I think the companies are only thinking of our health..lol
Answered By: ♫♪ abbie Kate ♫♪ - 6/15/2011
 
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