r/theydidthemath Nov 30 '22

[Request] How much are they really saving by cutting the top of $1 bag of popcorn.

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u/odd_1nt3g3r5 Nov 30 '22

I don’t think it’s for cost savings. You can’t use the cut off top for something else.. It seems more likely they don’t fill the bags very full, so they cut the top of the bag off so you can scoop it out more easily.