What do you figure it costs to manufacture a box of Little Debbie treats ?

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  1. 2Manboobs

    2Manboobs New Member Banned User

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    How do you manufacture the product, box it up, ship it to the stores, ...sell it for $1.70 and STILL make a profit ???

    Granted, the end result tastes marginal, to disgusting....But, how does one do this ?

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  2. Mur

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    Probably like 50 cent
     
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    they also make a knock-off version of Twinkies :grad:
     
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    Volume :grad:
     
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    what does the average grocery store pay for the box ya think? $0.95?
     
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    :rolleye:
     
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    1. Nutty Bars
    2. Fudge Rounds
    3. Star Crunch
     
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    Why...he is correct...
     
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    He wants all of us to talk about how good they taste so he can lord his superior colostomy appliance over us.
     
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    2Manboobs New Member Banned User

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    From what I've read, grocery stores typically only operate on a 2.5% to 3% profit margin....
     
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    This is true. And that's why it takes volume as opposed to margin to turn a profit.
     
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    Not sure.... That just seems to be the standard answer when someone isn't really sure of what they're talking about
     
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    I've never been one to argue someones food tastes or palate preferences
     
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    Fuck that; I wanna know how much it costs to make a $20 pizza, plus tax, plus "delivery fee" plus a tip for the driver....... I'm think at wholesale prices, the ingredients on any pizza couldn't be more than a buck, maybe two.....
     
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    Trawdaddy is still pissed because her dog is bleeding all over the linoleum
     
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    I'm guessing that soon ManTitties will get on his soapbox and preach how Little Debbie's can keep their costs down because the evil unions haven't driven them into the ground. Shitty ingredients and quality control have nothing to do with it. I approve of their Nutty Bars however.
     
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    It's fake wood flooring, but still.
     
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    He wants to tie this in with twinkies and the union.
     
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    This was not a ploy to disparage unions. They do a fine job of that on their own. ...Although it is somewhat interesting that while Little Debbie products were selling in the $1.50-$2 range, most Hostess products were selling for nearly 3 times that amount..... One cant blame all of that on "greedy" management, as the union yes-men like to do so often...