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Home brand vs named brand

Are there brands that you used to buy that are no longer in your local supermarket? What do you think of all these 'home brands'? Are they just as good as the named brands, are they cheaper, or are you still hankering after something in particular that just seems to have disappeared from the shelves? Give us your opinion.

Last reply: 3rd Dec 2018 / 613 replies / Post by looklively

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Kiwigal

Posted by: Kiwigal
Posted on: 14th Sep 2015

Kiwigal says: When I am buying home brands versus labels, I try to imagine whether a company supplying this product has an option to sell a cheap alternative.eg Pasta...its a very simple ingredient mix with specialised machinery son there isnt room for making it cheap wheras tea leaves for instance has many grades. Concentration in washing powders and liquids mat be compromised so I watch out for this kind of product and tend not to buy

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