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    Why on earth would people buy most things from the Sainsburys Basics range, when their Taste the Difference or even just standard range is next door?
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    (Original post by ameritus)
    Why on earth would people buy most things from the Sainsburys Basics range, when their Taste the Difference or even just standard range is next door?
    Because in a lot of instances, it's the exact same product repackaged.

    Case in point - Wheat Biscuits (Weetabix-alikes) - The product in the "normal" and "premium" ranges are the exact same product from the same factory (though the "value" variant is different).

    In terms of "Premium" own-brand canned ready meals, such as chicken curries etc, the raw ingredients (chicken, vegetables, etc) are all sourced from the exact same place; it's actually merely the ratios of ingredients that differ.

    More to the point, when one can of beans is 14p and one is £1.09, I would think you pretty stupid to opt for the latter...
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    (Original post by TotoMimo)
    Because in a lot of instances, it's the exact same product repackaged.

    Case in point - Wheat Biscuits (Weetabix-alikes) - The product in the "normal" and "premium" ranges are the exact same product from the same factory (though the "value" variant is different).

    In terms of "Premium" own-brand canned ready meals, such as chicken curries etc, the raw ingredients (chicken, vegetables, etc) are all sourced from the exact same place; it's actually merely the ratios of ingredients that differ.

    More to the point, when one can of beans is 14p and one is £1.09, I would think you pretty stupid to opt for the latter...
    TotoMimo, forever answering rhetorical questions. :cool:
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    (Original post by TotoMimo)
    Because in a lot of instances, it's the exact same product repackaged.

    Case in point - Wheat Biscuits (Weetabix-alikes) - The product in the "normal" and "premium" ranges are the exact same product from the same factory (though the "value" variant is different).

    In terms of "Premium" own-brand canned ready meals, such as chicken curries etc, the raw ingredients (chicken, vegetables, etc) are all sourced from the exact same place; it's actually merely the ratios of ingredients that differ.

    More to the point, when one can of beans is 14p and one is £1.09, I would think you pretty stupid to opt for the latter...
    I think at the time I wrote this I was thinking of some poor sod next to me who put two or three packs of Basics sausages in his basket. I mean, they're only officially 47% pork (and possibly even less than that) :afraid:

    Things like the value ranges of biscuits I actually prefer (unless they're chocolate bourbons or shortbread where only the best will do!) as they seem to contain less sugar and seem "healthier".
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    Cheesy scones are delicious!
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    (Original post by MelissaJayne)
    Cheesy scones are delicious!
    Really? I've never had them? What would you have it with?! isn't it a bit like a savoury muffin? Bit...weird?
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    (Original post by dani_1991)
    Really? I've never had them? What would you have it with?! isn't it a bit like a savoury muffin? Bit...weird?
    I know it does sound odd but honestly they are bombbishdelish - when I have them I tend to have them with a bit of chutney. A bit like a cheese and crackers affair..but they're so full of flavour you could heat them up in the oven a bit and have them just like that or with a bit of butter.
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    Hm. I may have to give it a go. Long as it's not like savoury muffins, coz they're just odd. Fact.
 
 
 
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