March 8, 2018 / 12:17 AM / 16 days ago

Popcorners maker is sued over empty space in bags

The maker of Popcorners was sued on Wednesday by a Manhattan consumer who claimed he felt cheated upon discovering that empty space filled more than half of his one-ounce bag of chips.

Derrick Reaves said he was “financially injured” after paying 75 cents for a bag of Carnival Kettle corn chips at a Jack’s 99ȼ store, and discovering that it contained 54 percent “slack-fill,” most of which was “nonfunctional.”

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