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Now you see 1 pound, now you don’t

Less is less in food packaging:

Can of coffee (various brands)

  • Old size 1 pound (16 ounces)

  • New size 11.3 ounces

Nathan’s Hot Dogs

  • Old size 1 pound (16 ounces)

  • New size 14 ounces

Ice cream (various brands)

  • Old size Half gallon

  • New size 1½ quarts

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Bag of Domino sugar

  • Old size 5 pounds

  • New size 4 pounds

Baker’s Unsweetened Chocolate

  • Old size 8 ounces

  • New size 4 ounces

Chobani yogurt

  • Old size 6 ounces

  • New size 5.3 ounces

Häagen-Dazs ice cream

  • Old size 1 pint (16 ounces)

  • New size 14 ounces

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