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Food Industry Experts Reveal The Biggest Menu Ripoffs To Avoid
Food Industry Experts Reveal The Biggest Menu Ripoffs To Avoid

We've all had it. That nagging thought, popping up in the back of our brains, as we're looking down at the menu, at the side order of french fries that costs $8. We all think, "I could just bake my own at home! Why am I here?" Well, as it turns out, you're not the only one having those doubts about the food industry and what you should avoid on the menu. Reddit user, u/Sanscosmic, wanted to know what specifically when they asked:

People who work in the food industry, what food item is a complete rip-off yet people still buy?

Drink Up. It's Your Money.
Drink Up. It's Your Money.

The profit margins on drinks is usually ludicrously high no matter where you go.

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The Massive Popcorn Conglomerate
The Massive Popcorn Conglomerate

The margin on popcorn is ridiculous.

Uhohflaksmd

Where The Real Movie Theater Money Is
Where The Real Movie Theater Money Is

If you're specifically referencing movie theaters, all of it is. 5.49 for a small soda, at least half of which is frozen water? But it's where they actually make their money, not much meat on the bone if any from box office sales.

illogictc

I once heard a movie theater owner say he was not in the movie business, he was in the snack business. The movie was just to get and keep customers around for a couple of hours.

DenyNowBragLater

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