Quote Originally Posted by NB23 View Post
Well, between arista premium @ 2.49$ and tri-x @ 5$, why exactly should I overlook arista since it's the same film? To please whom exactly?
But I agree, this rebranding business has to be kept secret as much as possible in order to prevent hurting the company.
When I lived and worked in China for a while back in the late 90's there were factories that made identical products that were then either for export to the EU and USA by one foreign-owned company and also for direct sale domestically by a Chinese-owned company. The former had a line after production with inspectors for QC and a good percentage was rejected. For the latter whatever came off the line was sent out for sale, no QC inspection. I wonder if this kind of thing might also exist for Kentmere (or other UK-made film in same factory) vs Ilford,...