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: blondie72
Posted on: 1st Sep 2014

blondie72 says: I'm quite annoyed by the ever disappearing "brand names" that are being replaced by 'store brands!'...I refuse to be pushed into buying 'homebrands' because stores are stocking less and less 'name brands.' I have even shopped online at places like GroceryRun to get brands I cannot get anywhere else, so in the end it is the supermarkets that lose the money I am forced to spend elsewhere.

I do not think that the quality of 'store brands" is anywhere near as good as the quality name brands - I care about where a product is sourced, grown, manufactured, etc, etc and what ingredients are in it and where they came from. I do not usually buy store brands outside of garbage bags and cling wrap.

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