Feeling a bit cheated when you look down at your plate? It’s not just a figment of your imagination—portions at U.S. restaurants are indeed getting smaller. Call it shrinkflation: when sizes shrink, but you’re paying the same price, or sometimes even more, for the meal or product.
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- What is inflation?
- What causes inflation?
- How does inflation impact businesses?
- How does inflation impact consumers?
- What is shrinkflation?
- What are ethics?
- Do you think the practice of shrinkflation is ethical? Why or why not?
- According to information from this story, how are American restaurants introducing shrinkflation strategies?
- Why do you think restaurants are introducing shrinkflation strategies?
- When the economy recovers, do you think restaurants will revert back to prior portion sizes? Why or why not?