“I have noticed a distinct increase in recent months.”
The other little trick that food processors use is to decrease the amount in any given product and keep the price the same.
They really do think that we ‘commoners’ are stupid.
I laugh about one store that changed out their shopping carts recently. I say the reason is that so many products got downsized they needed newer carts with lesser distances between the slats to keep packages from slipping out of the old carts onto the floor.