Aldi’s Carrots Flogged on eBay for TEN TIMES More
Aldi released the newest edition to its popular ‘Kevin the Carrot’ range, but it’s sold out despite going on sale yesterday.
Aldi introduced three baby carrots in their latest Christmas ad, and yesterday they went on sale for £2.99.
The carrots are sold in support of Aldi’s charity partner, the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Shoppers queued from 8 am yesterday to get their hands on the plush toys, but many still missed out on getting one.
Others woke up at 5:30 am to try and snag the set online.
Aldi has limited shoppers to two each to try and calm the craze down, but customers have complained that their Carrot family will be incomplete by doing this, as there are three new baby carrots to collect.
Lucky bargain hunters on the Latest Deals Facebook group managed to grab some before they sold out.
Lorraine McMonagle said, “I managed to get some this morning, now I’ve got the set under the tree ready for Christmas.”
Another shopper, Wendie Kellaway, shared a picture of her carrots on the way home from Aldi.
Many shoppers weren’t so lucky, and missed out on the dolls.
Lucy-Jayne Thomas said, “I went to my Aldi this evening and there were none left. It clearly says online that it’s only 2 per person, but the shop manager had bought 8! No wonder they were sold out.”
Another shopper to miss out was Leanne Marie, she said, “I couldn’t get to Aldi this morning to get them. My kids’ school didn’t open until half 10 because of black ice, and when I eventually made it to Aldi they were all gone!”
To help you get your hands on one of the carrots, Latest Deals have created a stock checker that monitors Aldi’s website every 60 seconds.
You can sign up for free email alerts, so when the carrots become available online to order, you’ll be the first to know!
Despite the carrots being sold to raise money for charity, some have taken advantage of their popularity and are trying to make a profit from them.
The latest releases are already on being flogged on eBay for £25-£30, ten times what they’re sold for in stores.