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Decline in Nabisco Quality?

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Decline in Nabisco Quality?

al b. darned | Jun 7, 2011 03:04 PM

Is it just me, or has the quality of (at least some) of Nabisco's products declined?

I like Triscuit and Wheatsworth crackers. DW likes their Premium Saltines and Wheat Thins. It seems "in the old days" all the crackers were of uniform size and color. Lately, Triscuit and Wheat Thins in particular have a lot of "off size," misshapen, or over-baked crackers in the package. Ones the optical sorters (and the human sorters) used to reject.

We both have also noticed broken, "half" crackers in a sleeve or saltines or Wheatsworth. Not whole crackers that broke in shipment, but half a cracker in the stack...something the weighing equipment should have rejected.

It is almost like someone has said, "Look at all these rejects! A few of these mixed in a package won't matter, we'll have less waste, and make more money."

Anyone else noticed this?

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