Woolworths customer goes viral after showing off a ‘Lettuce Vuitton’ handbag while browsing the supermarket
- Woolworths shoppers Mason and Mai poked fun at the current price of lettuce
- In a now-viral video the duo placed a whole head of lettuce into a plastic bag
- Stuck to the bag was a sign that read ‘Lettuce Vuitton’
- The humorous video has since exceeded more than 800,000 views
- Others added to the joke by giving expensive vegetables designer names
Two Woolworths customers have gone viral online after poking fun at the current price of lettuce.
Mason and Mai, who run the TikTok account @savingforboba, shared a video titled ‘How to flex in an Australian supermarket’ and placed a whole head of lettuce in a plastic bag.
Stuck on the bag was a sign reading ‘Lettuce Vuitton’, as the price of iceberg lettuce and other vegetables has skyrocketed in recent weeks.
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Two Woolworths shoppers shared a TikTok video titled ‘How to flex in an Australian supermarket’ and placed a whole head of lettuce in a plastic bag. Stuck on the bag was a sign reading ‘Lettuce Vuitton’ as the price of iceberg lettuce has skyrocketed
Earlier this month millions around parts of the country noticed the cost of iceberg lettuce increase to more than $12.
The huge spike in price is likely due to inflation and the rising cost of living.
The clever video sheds light and adds humour to the dire situation, deeming lettuce to be a ‘luxury’ supermarket item.
The video has since exceeded a staggering 809,000 views and many described the TikTok duo as ‘rich’.
In the comments other TikTok users added their own flair to the joke by giving other expensive vegetables designer names.
‘You forgot the Gucci Zucchini,’ one person wrote, another added: ‘They’re selling them at Tiffany’s now.’
A third said: ‘Omg but for me it’s more like Lermés instead of Lettuce Vuitton.’
Another person said he’s started growing his own lettuce at home for a cheaper alternative.
What is causing inflation in 2022?
Inflation is on the increase around the world, with food and energy prices hitting record highs.
Factors contributing to inflation in 2022:
Demand and supply issues
Consequences of the war
Oil and petrol prices
Source: World Economic Forum