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Maltesers sharing packs are now seven chocolates lighter due to inflation

Maltesers are now the latest victims of the curse of shrinkflation. Sharing packs – in the UK at least – are now seven chocolates lighter, in a trend which sees manufacturers reduce sizes while keeping prices the same. The tactic has been used on everything from teabags to toilet rolls. The packs have shrunk from …

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Prices at fast-food giants Hungry Jack’s, McDonald’s and KFC surge as inflation and production costs rise

If you thought your last fast-food order was a little more expensive than usual, you’re right. A large chunk of the menu at fast food giants including Hungry Jack’s, McDonald’s and KFC have surged over the past year as inflation and production costs rise. Even the cost of the humble soft-serve cone has increased as …

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WA pie maker Mrs Mac’s seeking emergency capital boost, new owner amid COVID pains

WA staple Mrs Mac’s could be up for sale, after the company was hit hard by the pandemic. Mrs Mac’s management has been trying to find ways to pay down the company’s debt and grow the business following a tough period, the AFR reported. The company is reportedly seeking an emergency capital boost to pay …

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