A growing number of customers are grumbling online about receiving smaller portions while dining as so-called “shrinkflation” takes hold at struggling businesses, according to data from review site Yelp.

Restaurants and other businesses are down on serving sizes due to the onset of decades-high inflation. Yelp users have started to take notice of the trend, with reviews containing “inflationary language” up 28% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year.

“We saw reviewers use inflation-related language at record levels, particularly in the dining, arts and entertainment and travel categories,” said Pria Mudan, data science leader

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