Supermarket rip off

Sugar

Checkers

How often do you see this? Do you look at prices carefully?

Buy a one kg packet of this sugar and it costs, let’s say, R12,00, so 2 packets would cost R24.00. But buy the 2 kg packet of the same sugar and it costs R25,00. This is not a huge rip off but it annoys me because the supermarket is taking us, consumers, for fools and goodness knows where else they do it. Not to mention that the bigger packet should be cheaper than 2 smaller ones because the packaging has cost less.

About Francoise Armour

I run a small touring company (Tours du Cap) at the bottom of Africa, to show visitors the beauty and vibrant culture of the country I have lived in since my parents brought me here from France as a child. I enjoy taking photos and wish I had learnt to do it properly. I enjoy writing but don't do enough of it. I enjoy walking in the mountains that surround me and I marvel over the views and the flowers and the amazing rock formations. I have a small, cute, clever, black dog of indeterminable breed, named Vida, who reminds me regularly that walking and getting out is not only for when tourists want it.

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I am not a photographer and do not claim to have any particular skills whatsoever in that department. I have enormous respect for those who can see the potential in a scene and can create a great photo. Good photography is an art, in my opinion.

I am just a happy snapper, I have no special lenses or accessories, my camera is very simple and it's usually best to leave the setting on auto.

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