Misleading Product Packaging That Are Can Be Considered Cheating In SO Many Ways

Companies would do everything in their power just to make their products sell. They would go through all the crazy marketing like do a bizarre commercial, conduct a social experiment, and the most strategic act, make a misleading product packaging so deceitful it will definitely make you go “Wait..What?”, “Oh, no they did NOT!”, “Seriously?!”, and the like. But, is it really a smart move knowing their customers will be so pissed they would not dare buy again?

Scroll down to know some of the sneaky ways of these companies through their deceitful packaging.

  1. When you think the best option is to buy a legit software installer and not just illegally download it online. Installation really was easy, but deceiving you was a lot easier. *insert troll meme here*
Such trolls

2.  With a big company like this, wasting paper is no big deal. Does this even take half the space of the box?

Enough space for two.

3. I mean, does the company ever think of the plastic waste while making these bottles?!

The space goes up and up.

4. Maybe you just have to scatter the pepperoni yourself.

Pepperoni fail.

5. They have their own version of the word “big”.”Less air” you mean?

Small is the new big.

6. I think it’s time to hire a new design team. The difference is so uncanny.

Just a shade lighter.

7.When they wrote save 1/3, they really mean you get to keep 1/3 of the whole salmon.

This salmon tho.

8. Now I know why these oranges seem to be a lot brighter and look more fresh.

Annoying orange

9. When you think you saved a lot by buying this holiday package. ‘Tis the season to be this sneaky.

Oh, the holidays.

10. They forgot to factor in the other ingredients, or did they?


11. Could this get any clearer? This is confusing in so many levels.

So. Much. Math

12. This kills the panda fanatic in all of us. This is why we have trust issues.

Fake panda

13. How ironic, isn’t it? This packaging wants to challenge you.


14. Maybe the reason why AA batteries are not included because it actually does not use any of it.

Is it AAA or AA?

15. To be fair, the packaging did not really state if the extra will be in the same size. But still..

This is just plain deceiving.

16. They forgot to edit the design of the packaging and change it to just “cookie”.

What a bummer.

17. Surprise, surprise. On the bright side, you get two for the price of one!


18. Wow, would you look at the spacing between each of the bite- sized chocolates.

What happened, Cadbury?

19. These cranberries were perfectly placed. You know what they say, if you have it, flaunt it!

Flaunted cranberries

20.  What a great cover to cover the gap. SMH. Such a waste of material.

What a great cover.

21. I think the concept of color coordination needs to be introduced badly to their packaging design team.

What’s wrong with them?

22. Imagine the heartbreak of every kid who gets to open this box. Cheated on such a young age.


23. The creator of this must have wanted to take a beer so bad he created a something that looks like it instead.

This looks inviting.

24. So, is Canada a part of USA now? I’m deeply confused.

Canada, USA.

 25. That box is awfully big for only 3 pieces of chocolate.

I just cannot believe my eyes.

26. And how does this work exactly? I don’t think these should be taken at the same night.

Have a good night!

27. At least, there’s 10%.

Always read closely. Always.

28.  But first, you have to struggle while opening this first. The irony.

Struggle is real.

29. Does this company ever realize the waste  in paper and plastic they produce?

Looks delicious though.

30.  Because you can never have too many oranges your whole life.

A box of oranges.

31. Welcome to Russia!

Promos in Russia

32. If you think about it, it’s right. I don’t know what’s the best thing to do- laugh or be mad.

Always, always, always read.

33. Basically, the whole brownie is a complete and utter lie.

This is not right.

34. We can’t understand what it says. One thing is for sure, this is a scam.

Because everybody likes it long.

36. There is nothing to prolong here.

A baby’s foot to be exact.

37. Maybe it tastes good if the two flavours don’t mix, so they decided to cut it without telling you.

Wait, rose…

37. Oh, they mean the font used was bigger.

Which one is bigger tho?

38. The one who made this was baked and stoned.

Sad news pizza lovers.

39. Couldn’t have picked a better picture to describe what it is not for.

What is this for, then?

40.  You’re paying $3 for 15 pcs of gummy bears. Worth it?


41. They are playing with our hearts.

This is unacceptable.

42. But, you can actually feel that the packaging of this is halved when holding it….

Cut into pieces.

 43. Why can’t the total number just be put, it’s confusing than it already is.

16? 15? Just how many is it??

44. Imagine the waste this company is adding everyday. The extra packaging is so unnecessary.

What’s the purpose of the other two?

45. …And again. WHat’s up with these medicine companies?

Such a waste.

46. This is actually both funny and upsetting.

Does not make any sense.

47.  Imagine being hungry you can eat a whole smoked rib. Then this happens…

Looks like it has been eaten.

48. Where did the other half go?

Shameful salmon.

48.  This is very misleading. Is it hard not to confuse people?

Very misleading.

50. Even water costs so much now. Tap water, please?

$4 water.

51. Will it hurt them to just use a smaller box and actually help save this planet??

Not bold enough, though.

52. Oh, look! M&M’s inside another M&M’s. It’d be great though if it had a lot more inside.


53. Either they had a shortage on biscuits or they just want to mess with our feelings.

Why are they doing this?

54. Looks like they did not “harvest” enough cookies.

2 more could fit!

55. Umm… I’d like to think this was a huge mistake. It hurts my eyes.


56. Who would actually have a “good day” after seeing this?

“Good day” where?

57. Are you even allowed to open this?


58. This is why preparing a meal yourself at home is better than actually buying it on the go.

This was rude.

59. This was a nice deal. Until, you open it.


60. I think they may have exaggerated the dent under this container.

Exaggerated dent.

61. The actual stickers were only almost have the packaging. But hey, be happy!

How can this make us happy?

62. It says it’s a family pack. But, is it, though?

Family pack…not.

63. Such tiny bottles for such not-so-tiny price tag.

It’s so tiny.

64. This could have been packaged in a way it’s easier to open.


65. Why bother putting it in a bigger package when you have a smaller one that fits better? Beats me.

What a scheme.

66. It may not be the best a man can get.

They could have saved some plastics.

67. These sour candies aren’t long enough. Why aren’t they long enough??

Why are they ruining it for us?

68. Is this how they do chocolates in Turkey? If yes, thanks for the warning.

Oh, no. Just no.

69.  Lighting is key.


70. The toothpaste tube shrunk so hard. This looks so wrong.

Worst case of mispackaging.

71. Reading and noticing the colors between the two is crucial on this product.

Check the label.

72. Because there can never be enough Nutella.

Leaves you wanting more.

73.  I have seen a lot of this already. Why can’t they just create a more fitting box?

There must be a reason behind this.

74. Do “caps” and “capsules” mean the same thing?

What does this mean?

75. “Give it a trim”. But first, you have to trim this packaging off.

Cut it off.

76. If they can just save paper, that would be so great.

The big box isn’t necessary.

77. I prefer this without the box.

The other box tho.

78. Crossing fingers that there are really 28 pieces inside.


79. When you just want guacamole but there are other things interfering…

Who likes back beans??

80. The only Halloween-ish about this is, well…

Poor dogs.

And the list goes on…