Brexit blamed for biscuit ’shrinkflation’

The impact of Brexit is being blamed for the decision by McVities to putting seven fewer Digestives in each packet.

It says it would rather shrink pack sizes than switch to cheaper ingredients, with the slump in the pound pushing up costs.

It has already cut the number of Jaffa Cakes from 12 to 10 - and is reducing how many Hob Nobs are in a packet, too.

- Digital desk

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