Name: ___________________________________ COMPARISON SHOPPING Comparison shopping is important when prices and quality differ at various stores and for various brands. Let’s compare! UNIT PRICING Is the largest economy size always the best value for your money? Determine the unit price! Round to two decimal places. Cheerios Tropicana OJ Potato Chips Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies Product Picture Price Size $3.69 15 oz. $4.09 16 oz. $2.79 18 oz. $3.69 28 oz. $1.75 11 oz. $2.99 12.5 oz. $3.50 64 oz. $6.19 96 oz. $3.89 8.9 oz. $4.19 14 oz. Unit Price Which is the Better Deal? PRODUCT LABELING According to the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act: the order of ingredients on a food product label indicates their weight as a percent of total net weight includes all ingredients of a package, but not the packaging itself open dating on products helps stores determine how long to display products for sale and helps the consumer determine how long to keep/use a product. Examples include: sell by January 10, 2007; best before May 21, 2007; exp 02/09 Using the product label shown at left, answer the following questions: 1. What two ingredients make up the largest percentage of the total weight of this product? 2. How many calories will you consume in a cup of this product, including fat free milk? 3. How many servings are in this package? 4. What is the serving size? 5. How many servings are in 3 cups of this product? 6. Bonus: name this product!