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Budget shoppers torn over extremely cheap prawns

Budget shoppers torn over extremely cheap prawns – with some claiming they could be dangerous to eat – so would you buy them?

  •  Budget shoppers left divided over thrifty mum’s $7.60 per kilogram prawns
  •  The black tiger prawns are usually priced at around $30 per kilogram at Coles
  •  Shoppers were put off by the appearance of the prawns – noting their colour

Budget shoppers have been left divided after a thrifty mum managed to score Australian black tiger prawns for just $7.60 per kilogram.

The mum proudly showed off her ‘amazing score’ online, noting the prawns are usually priced at about $30 per kilogram.

But not everyone was impressed, with many commenting on the post that they wouldn’t buy the prawns.

Budget shoppers have been left divided after a thrifty mum managed to score Australian black tiger prawns for just $7.60 per kilogram

Others questioned the colour and whether the prawns were safe to eat because they were not green or red.

Although others jumped to the mum’s defense.

‘Lots of people saying they don’t look good, they look like raw black tiger prawns that have been thawed. Yes, probably not the freshest but still very edible,’ one woman said. 

Poll

Would you eat these black prawns?

‘Yummo, I think,’ one woman said.

‘They are black tiger prawns people, a breed,’ another mum said.

‘Black tiger prawns are exactly that, black,’ one man said.

Another man posted photos of the ‘bargain’ prawns he ‘took home’ the week before.

‘Love a good deal, took a kilogram home for dinner,’ he said. 

The  mum is a regular on the Markdown Addicts Facebook Page and is always happy to share information on cheap food at her supermarkets.

She posted a photo of three pieces of the cheese with the caption 'truffle dreams' and some celebration emojis

She posted a photo of three pieces of the cheese with the caption ‘truffle dreams’ and some celebration emojis

She recently managed to buy truffle-brie for just .69c per packet, marked down by more than $6. 

She posted a photo of three pieces of the cheese with the caption ‘truffle dreams’ and some celebration emojis.

She also shared a post online recently showing off a haul of coconut water and glazed nuts.

The savvy shopper picked up three bottles of the water for .28c each and ten bags of the nuts for .40c each.

She picked up three bottles of the water for .28c each and ten bags of the nuts for .40c each

She picked up three bottles of the water for .28c each and ten bags of the nuts for .40c each

Days earlier she picked up bags of brioche buns for just .60c and Primo ham for .20c a packet

Days earlier she picked up bags of brioche buns for just .60c and Primo ham for .20c a packet

Days earlier she picked up bags of brioche buns for just .60c and Primo ham for .20c a packet.

‘That’s sensational,’ one woman said in a comment on one of the recent posts.

‘What a great haul,’ said another woman.

Others complained their Coles’ never do good sales.

‘We only get discounts of 20cents,’ he said.

‘Our store is the same, I saw pork belly strips the other day for $1 off – still $16-something but the used by was the same day,’ complained another. 

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