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Shoppers are disgusted after finding boiled and peeled eggs for sale at Costco

Shoppers are ‘grossed out’ by bargain Costco bulk buy after spotting it on special in stores: ‘I can’t think of anything worse than eating these’

  •  Shoppers are disgusted with an unusual item that was seen in Costco
  • The bulk buy store is selling peeled and boiled eggs for busy customers
  • The budget buy has proved divisive, with some saying it is a great idea 

Australian shoppers were disgusted after finding pre-peeled and boiled eggs for sale in Costco – however some bargain hunters think it’s a great idea.

The wholesaler is selling the pre-prepared eggs in large 2.5kg cartons for under $10, but their expiry date is tomorrow.

The unusual item has proved divisive online, a fan of the product shared it to a budget shoppers group and was flooded with mixed opinions.

Australian shoppers were horrified after finding peeled and boiled eggs for sale in a Costco, but some bargain hunters think it’s a great idea

‘Costco alert. 2.5kg of hard boiled eggs. Save yourself time with having to boil and peel your eggs,’ the impressed Costco shopper said after he spotted the cheap buy. 

The eggs are produced by Pace Farm in New South Wales, and the packaging outlines that they can be used in nine different ways.

Including, as a sandwich filling, garnishing, in a salad or to make dishes like scotch or curried eggs.

The wholesaler is selling the pre-prepared eggs in large 2.5kg cartons for under $10, but their expiry date is tomorrow

The wholesaler is selling the pre-prepared eggs in large 2.5kg cartons for under $10, but their expiry date is tomorrow

Not everyone was as impressed as the man who spotted the product, however.

‘Pretty sure I got food poisoning just looking at this,’ one woman said.

‘I can’t think of anything worse. I’ll stick to boiling my own,’ another wrote. 

Many wondered why more shoppers don’t know how to boil and peel an egg, however, they were slammed for their ‘ableism’ and ‘privilege’.

‘Perhaps there are other factors at play like mobility or disabilities,’ one woman said.

How to boil and peel an egg:

1. Fill a medium-sized pot with cold water from the tap. Gently lower the eggs into the pot ensuring there is enough water to cover them.

2. Bring the pot to a simmer over a medium heat. You don’t need a rolling boil. A light simmer is ideal and will avoid cracking the shells.

3. Start the timer and simmer the eggs for the length of time for your desired consistency.

4. Once the timer goes off, use a large spoon or skimmer to remove the eggs from the water.

5. Run the eggs under cold water for 60 seconds or place them in an ice water bath to cool them down and stop them from cooking.

Source: Pace Farm 

‘You’d be surprised how many hospitals and aged care homes purchase their eggs like this,’ another wrote.

‘The ableism and privilege in these comments needs to stop. Not everyone can peel eggs, not everyone has the time,’ another said.

Some shoppers added that they are a great money and time saving idea for families and caterers.

‘That’s a great price. If I was catering curried egg and lettuce sandwiches I’d be onto that,’ one woman said.

‘I guess realistically it is no different to buying grated cheese, or pre-sliced veggies. We know how, just choose not to!’ another wrote.

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