What R650 Gets You in Korea: South African Woman Shares Grocery Haul, SA Weighs In on Purchase

What R650 Gets You in Korea: South African Woman Shares Grocery Haul, SA Weighs In on Purchase

  • A South African woman living in Korea shared a video of her R650 grocery haul, which included a sandwich and other foods
  • She said that the groceries wouldn't even last a week, and asked her followers if they thought the purchase was reasonable for the price
  • South African netizens commented that the groceries were cheaper than what they would pay in South Africa

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A South African woman living and working in Korea took to TikTok to share a video showing how many grocery items she was able to purchase for R650.

Lady shares R650 grocery haul in Korea
In a TikTok video, a woman shared what groceries she got for R650 in Korea. Image: @usine_k/TikTok
Source: TikTok

Mzansi woman shares what R650 gets her in Korea

In the footage, Sinethemba Kunene is seen unpacking various foods, including a sandwich, a packet of bananas, juice, a small punnet of peaches, two yoghurt packs, Korean meat and cooked rice.

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Sinethemba added that the groceries wouldn't even last a week before asking her followers whether they thought the purchase was reasonable for the price she paid.

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SA weighs in on R650 grocery haul

South African netizens shared their thoughts on whether or not they thought the groceries were reasonable or expensive. Several people claimed that she would have paid far more for the same items if she was in Mzansi.

Taste_SA wrote:

"Cheaper than SA."

VuyiswaShandu commented:

"It's reasonable sisi. Here in SA zonke lezinto can cost R 1 259.99."

Nhlamulo Mahlangu replied:

"It's kind of expensive, but ke as long as your pay is sufficient."

Sharr231. said:

"Do they sell maize meal? Can't live without pap, atchaar and fried eggs."

Don Lingos wrote:

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"When you said Danone I knew you are us, we are you."

NoxY_Sukazi said:

"Very reasonable. In SA, you would've paid R1 200."

Eccentia reacted:

"It’s expensive."

Lindomuhle Ka Masina commented:

"Zaze zaningi bo ngo R650."

Makro R1 300 food haul video prompts Mzansi people to ask University of Cape Town student for grocery list

In another story, Briefly News reported that a University of Cape Town student shared a grocery haul video from Makro, and social media users loved it.

The young woman @asijonga said she spent R1 300 on the items in the TikTok clip, and she managed to get the basics and many other things.

The footage caught the attention of more than 78 000 Mzansi people. It showcases the student's budget-friendly shopping spree.

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