Woolworths Meat Prices in TikTok Video Confuse Bloemfontein Man, Mzansi Admits They Fell for Pricing Tactic

Woolworths Meat Prices in TikTok Video Confuse Bloemfontein Man, Mzansi Admits They Fell for Pricing Tactic

  • A man went to Woolworths in Loch Logan Bloemfontein and made a video showing how the shop labels food in a confusing way
  • The video of the man realising the real price was relatable to many, as it received over 28,000 likes and
  • There were many comments from people explaining how they have been in similar situations while shopping at Woolworths

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TikTiok video of Woolworth's boerewors price labelling that confused a man
A TikTok video of Woolworth's boerewors left a man thinking it was R100 but it was more expensive. Image
Source: TikTok

A man noticed that Woolworths prints the savings amount bigger than the price. The video showing price labels at a Woolworths in Bloemfontein went viral.

The clip of the man reacting to the price label on sausage at Woolworths got over 20 000 likes. Many admitted they made the same mistake while shopping.

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Man floored by Woolworths price for boerewors gets 200 000 TikTok views

A video posted by @shaund_onthatile shows them reacting to Woolworths sausage that they thought was R100. It turns out they were mistaken and that the price is actually R169 and that R100 was how much one would save if they bought it. Watch the funny video below:

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South Africans discuss Woolworths' price labelling method

Many people in the comments admitted that they often fall for the confusing pricing label. Others argued that the price of the boerewors was worth it as the product is delicious. There are specific standards for what qualifies as boerewors, News24 reports that it must have a minimum of 90% meat and no more than 30% fat.

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Dj Lawrencious commented:

"I am the victim of Woolworths."

SimplyKaymow said:

"This wors slaps."

Rea wrote:

"Those to different prices once tricked me."

Zonkeizinto added:

"Yhooo I once made that mistake, and i had to pay for it as I was so embarrassed to say cancel it ."

Saneh beautyPalour admitted:

"Woolworths will confuse you."

Woolworths often has South African in a choke hold

Woolworths is a beloved local brand of food, clothing and home items. Many people love to see any specials of products from the shop.

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Briefly News previously reported that the rising cost of living around the world has people desperate to save. People were interested to know which supermarket in South Africa has the cheapest items like bread, cooking, milk and more basics.

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Online users commented on a TikTok video where she was referring to a study about supermarket costs. Many people discussed the differences between Woolworths, Pick n Pay and Spar.

The Outlier created a study that compared the prices of basic groceries such as cooking oil, maise, meal, milk, and more. @justmishkah_cpt on TikTok made a video discussing the results with the public.

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Rutendo Masasi (Human-Interest editor) Rue Masasi is a Human Interest and Entertainment writer at Briefly News who graduated with a BA (Hons) in English from Rhodes University in 2018. Rue also has 2 years of experience in journalism and over four years of experience as an online ESL teacher. She has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her via email: rutendo.masasi@briefly.co.za

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