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: celebrity
Posted on: 26th Mar 2013

celebrity says: I'm not fussed with the home brands which are appearing on the shelves more frequently. I find the quality to be lacking in substance and the portions sizes much smaller, example; 2 minute noodles. I have also found if one has a problem with them and contacts them via address on packet one rarely gets a reply. The packaging whilst bland which isn't a concern breaks more easily or tears when packing items away in the pantry also. The taste of some items lacks flavour also. I much prefer brand names but I have noticed especially in major supermarkets brands like Edgell frozen vegetables etc seem to keep disappearing along with brand named tinned pineapple. It is getting harder and harder to find the brands I choose to buy.

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