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A margarine brand is going back to its old recipe after customers revolted, calling the new formula with less vegetable oil 'disgusting'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Angry customers left hundreds of one-star reviews on Smart Balance's new formula.
The company agreed to reverse changes and return to the old formula.
The formula change is an example of "skimpflation," substituting cheaper ingredients without alerting customers.
Consumers just got a win in the battle against inflation by pushing back on an ingredient change in Smart Balance's butter substitute. Conagra recently changed the recipe for its Smart Balance butter substitute from 64% vegetable oil to just 39% "to make easier to spread...
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