Dec
31
2008

Best Brand for Your Buck

Hey, did you know that Viva is the best paper towel brand? It's true, it can absorb much more water and when soaked it holds up to three times as much washers as Bounty. Also did you know that the Cub Foods' brand and the Rainbow brand are exactly the same? It's true, grab a roll of each (make sure they're both the same ply.) look closely at the picture, then call the number on the package and inquire what they're made of, if you're lucky you'll get the same person I got who snapped at me, "Ma'am you just called a minute ago it's made out of the same stuff!"

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

Grateful!'s picture
Grateful! says:

Very interesting! Sometimes I'm faced with more than one option when purchasing paper towels and I'm not sure what to do, and I don't always feel like calling the manufacturer.

Could you post your data and analysis here? (I need it to justify some tax deductions.)

posted on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 2:29pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

LOL. i've heard something similar about canned food products. many are the same just with different brand name labels. so why really spend more on a product just because of a brand name when it's made out of the exact same things as the cheaper-no-brand-name product....

posted on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 8:24pm
Joe's picture
Joe says:

Kyra I am thrilled you decided to post, but I don't see the current science connection here. Please read our community guidlelines about posting.

"Buzz Blog entries should relate to recently published science, or to current phenomena (leaves changing color, floods, animal migrations, etc.)"

"If your story or comment doesn't relate to current science or one of the blog entries, or to the website itself, we won't allow it."

Thanks Kyra.

posted on Thu, 01/01/2009 - 8:03pm
Roosevelt81's picture
Roosevelt81 says:

Viva may absorb more, but isn't Bounty the quicker picker upper?

posted on Tue, 01/06/2009 - 5:56pm

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