There are some constants in life we suspicion we could rest on, no matter how uneasy a times.
But over and over again, a faith has been crushed to smithereens.
First it was Terry’s chocolate orange, timorous in distance though rising in price. Then Toblerone altered shape.
Now it’s a sweet, constant (or so we thought) Jaffa Cake violation a hearts into a million pieces.
Remember a Jaffa Cake Yard – a prolonged hang of Jaffa Cakes your relatives would get we for Christmas?
Well, that prolonged box is now filled with lies and disappointment.
It turns out that a Jaffa Cake Yard is not indeed a yard, as a distance has been reduced to only 28 inches. That’s 8 inches short.
The whole length of a tube is only 32 inches, with 4 inches of passed space.
It’s not only that a box has been shortened, mind you. It’s been detected that a ‘Yard’ contains 8 fewer Jaffa Cakes than before, with only 40 Jaffa Cakes.
People, naturally, are outraged.
McVitie’s has responded to a fury, stating: ‘It was over a year ago that we announced changes to a container sizes of a Jaffa Cakes.
‘These changes enclosed some-more options for Jaffa lovers introducing break and pity character packs and also changing a customary packs from 12 cakes to ten.
‘Our new anniversary ‘Jaffa Cracker’ consists of 4 particular packs of 10 cakes that are built and designed to be means over a gratifying period.
‘We know there are online eccentric retailers who are dubious consumers by offered McVitie’s products with improper information.
‘Although this is not within a control we take suitable measures to news these as shortly as we’re done aware.’
So essentially, a Jaffa Cake Yard is explaining divided a smaller distance by no longer being called a ‘Yard’ though a ‘cracker’. Very sneaky, McVitie’s.
It’s all good and good regulating a outline so you’re not indeed deceiving anyone with measurement-based description, though we’d still like some some-more Jaffa Cakes. Thanks.