The Waitrose effect

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The Waitrose effect

Postby Pepper Pig » March 13th, 2017, 4:10 pm

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Re: The Waitrose effect

Postby earthmaiden » March 13th, 2017, 4:38 pm

:lol: :lol: ... notice also that it coincides with the trend for manufacturers to weld plastic labels onto jars so that it is harder to remove them for use as home-made jam jars with a decent appearance!
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Re: The Waitrose effect

Postby Seatallan » March 13th, 2017, 5:49 pm

earthmaiden wrote:to weld plastic labels onto jars


Tell me about it! Drives me bonkers does that... :evil:
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Re: The Waitrose effect

Postby scullion » March 13th, 2017, 7:19 pm

what a bizarre trend - and who in their right mind would take a glass jam jar filled with stuff in their packed lunch‽‽‽
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Re: The Waitrose effect

Postby StokeySue » March 13th, 2017, 10:33 pm

A long time ago, before recycling collections, my dad discovered that his post graduate students were buying empty wine bottles for their home winemaking
after a bit of negotiation an empty crate was placed under the table in the postgraduate common room and filled with empty bottles by the lecturers :D everyone was happy

I find the labels come off fine from premium jam (Tiptree) and Aldi and Lidl, nothingin between :(
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