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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    A shopper has been stunned to see her local supermarket selling watermelons for as much as $100 each

    A shopper has been stunned to see her local supermarket selling watermelons for as much as $100 each


    The supermarket chain, Farro, says the steep price tag was because watermelon is out of season and the fruit had been imported.

    Auckland's Megan Robinson shared a photo of the 10 kilogram watermelon on social media, with a Farro supermarket price tag of $102.25.

    Farro says the seedless watermelon in this instance was sourced from Australia as there is no watermelon available in NZ.

    That means it incurred high supply chain costs.

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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