Sure sign of a bad economy

February 17, 2009 — 3 Comments

Always a sure sign of a bad economy: cheaper cuts of meat, and booming chicken sales

SMH:

THE bleak economic climate is forcing shoppers at Coles to trade down from T-bones to sausages, in an attempt to cut their shopping bills.

In the latest sign of the drift to thrift, consumers are also swapping expensive cuts of meat for chicken and eggs, and branded products for generic and private label goods.

3 responses to Sure sign of a bad economy

  1. I've noticed similar, especially in restaurants. I've seen them swapping Saltanas for regular raisins, everything's getting smaller, and chicken dishes are practically being recycled.

  2. I've noticed similar, especially in restaurants. I've seen them swapping Saltanas for regular raisins, everything's getting smaller, and chicken dishes are practically being recycled.

  3. I've noticed similar, especially in restaurants. I've seen them swapping Saltanas for regular raisins, everything's getting smaller, and chicken dishes are practically being recycled.

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