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Re: Small slices
Posted by Jocelyn (D&D) on 7/8/2017, 12:40:21, in reply to "Re: Small slices"
Generally market forces and price perception. If you are making a 400g loaf with say for example £2.00 worth of raw ingredients, then you could sell it for example £3.50. If you double that to make an normal 800g loaf and use £4.00 worth of raw ingredients, then unlikely someone would pay £7.00 per loaf. The price per unit could go down marginally for a manufacturer due to economies of scale, but not significantly enough that the cost per loaf wouldn't be prohibitive.
And yes a larger loaf is generally less stable and manufacturers above all have to look for consistency.