“See Trouble”: Reactions As Photo of 4 Small-Sized Fried Plantains Selling at $260 Pops Up

“See Trouble”: Reactions As Photo of 4 Small-Sized Fried Plantains Selling at $260 Pops Up

  • Scores of people have reacted to a photo showing four pieces of small-sized fried ripe plantains selling at $260
  • Many people, particularly Ghanaians, found the selling price of the Jamaican food very expensive
  • Ghodson Dadson Abel said: ''See trouble ooh. If you eat this you no go hungry again abi. My place is two cedis''

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Scores of people have reacted to a photo showing four pieces of small-sized fried ripe plantains selling at $260 at a supermarket abroad.

The snap, seen by YEN.com.gh, shows the nicely-packaged fried food labelled as a product of Jamaica.

Fried plantain can be served alone or with several meals in Ghana, especially foods such as plain rice, fried rice, waakye, beans, and Jollof.

Fried plantains
Photo of 4 fried plantains selling at $260. Source: Okay 101.7 FM/Getty Images (Flashpop)
Source: Facebook

Actual price of food

The four pieces of fried plantains selling at 260 Jamaican dollars is GH¢12.65 and not GH¢1,956.33 (USD$260).

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The photo, however, has erupted a stir as many people, particularly Ghanaians, found the selling price steep.

See the photo below:

4 small-sized plantains selling at $260
Photo of 4 small-sized plantains selling at $260. Source: Okay 101.7 FM
Source: Facebook

YEN.com.gh selected some of the comments below:

Bless God'sproemp said:

''Mtwee. How much is a box of ripe plantain from afro shop kraa. I had a white woman guest this week and I made some for her. She enjoyed herself paa after I gave her some of the fresh ones to go and prepare it herself.''

Gbenu Anthony said:

''I have seen the dollar signs, but is it not the Jamaica dollars? I don't know, just thinking aloud but if it's the American dollars then. Wow.''

Kru Diamond Clouds commented:

''Eii, I guess the price of Gorbe will be $1000, hahaha.''

Ghodson Dadson Abel said:

''See trouble ooh. If you eat this you no go hungry again abi. My place is two cedis.''

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Lady Shares Photos Of Strange Looking Jollof She Was Served By British Airways

YEN.com.gh previously reported that Jollof was in the trends in Ghana on May 4 because of a tweet that caused a massive stir on Twitter.

A post shared by a lady is what caused all the ''wahala'' as she shared pictures of a very interesting-looking jollof rice she claimed was served to her on her flight by the British airways.

The inscription on the pack was badly spelled with Jollof being spelled as ‘’Jolof’’. This had many people laughing out loud, with some jokingly saying she was served ''Jollof'' not Jollof, suggesting it was the reason why the food was strange looking.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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