- A varsity student went shopping for groceries at Shoprite and posted a video of what she bought for R1 300
- People were amazed by the number of items she got and weighed in with their own suggestions
- Some were not impressed by the look of the meat and advised her not to buy it from the popular grocery shop
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She said all the items cost her R1 300 and she bought essentials that would get her through the month.
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TikTok users impressed with the varsity student's Shoprite groceries
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Netizens said next time, she should include canned foods and packets of noodles to get through rough days.
Others said she was lucky to have R 1 300 for groceries because they survived mainly on pap and maas during their schooling years.
Video of Shoprite groceries haul goes viral
The video posted by @lilithaslim was a hit on TikTok and got over 649 000 views.
Watch the video below:
Mzani suggests items to be added and removed from the grocery list
"I'm worried about Shoprite meat."
"I don’t recommend Shoprite meat, iyabola."
"Money-saving tip: Buy toilet paper at Clicks, it’s much cheaper."
"I don't remember buying a grocery worth R1300 when I was a student."
"I never had none of that in my days, I had to survive with just R120 from my mother."
"10kg maize meal and 5L amasi, you'll thank me later."
"You're a smart shopper, I saw no sweets, no chocolate, no Simba chips."
"Another trick, always keep tinned food. Bo fish, bo beef what what. They go a long way in varsity. And noodles, don't forget noodles."
R1 200 Woolies grocery haul has Mzansi amused, lady clowned over shopping choices
Briefly News reported that a content creator on TikTok showed how she spent over R1 000 on groceries for the week at Woolworth's store. The lady's groceries inspired a debate about how much more people could buy at other stores, such as Pick n Pay.
The video of Woolworth's grocery haul got 23 000 likes and hundreds of comments. With the rising cost of living in South Africa, the prices of different grocery stores are a hot topic, and people were not shy to pick favourites.
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Source: Briefly News