Nuts of Deception: Planters Mixed Nuts
But a man can only turn a blind eye to injustice for so long. Shown below are the entire contents of a 248g pack of Planters Deluxe Mixed Nuts: Cashews, Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Pecans, and Pistachios:
What’s wrong with this picture?
This is not an anomaly. I eat these regularly and it’s always the same. This time I decided to separate the nuts to see if the disparity was really as bad as it seemed to be. The results:
Brazil nuts: 8g (2 nuts)
Pecans: 8g (~6 nuts)
Pistachios: 8g (~16 nuts)
I know some nuts are more expensive than others so I don’t expect the ratios to be exactly one to one... but TEN to one? That’s just pathetic. Planters, you oughta be ashamed of yourselves.