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: 21st May 2020 / 672 replies / Post by looklively



Posted by: frannymanny
Posted on: 20th Mar 2013

frannymanny says: I have reduced my use of manufactured products so much that I hardly use any of the branded products that I would have used 20 years ago.
I make my own cleaners and grow my own fruit and veg which I bottle, preserve, freeze etc. I don't bake bread,biscuits and cakes like I used to so I don't need the flour,sugar and shortening that I would have once used.
Powdered milk and rolled oats are much of a muchness as far as brand is concerned. I do tend to buy milk with murray goulburn provinance though because I believe the dairy farmers are being crushed by cheap milk wars.
I really do not want to spend money at the supermarket unless it really truly is something I cannot produce myself. I have affection for old brands but that is all

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