- Posted on the Facebook groups Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK
- Post has since garnered more than 1.5k likes and over 300 comments
- Lamb legs half price with a Nectar card, deal also worked on reduced items
Social media users have expressed their outrage after a shrew shopper boasted about buying nine lamb legs in his local Sainsburys.
A friend of the man who found the deal took to money-saving Facebook groups Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK to post a snap of the major food discount.
Alongside the image, he said: ‘Mate had a good deal at Sainsbury’s today.
‘Nine legs of lamb. Retail price of £252, we paid £36. Seems fair to me!’
The post has since garnered more than 1.5k likes and over 300 comments from social media users – with very mixed opinions.
A friend of the man who found the deal took to money-saving Facebook groups Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK to post a snap of the major food discount
Some social media users were outraged and slammed the shopper for clearing the shelves at a time when the cost-of-living crisis was affecting household food shops up and down the country.
One wrote: ‘Shame you didn’t leave a few for others that couldn’t afford much.’
A second added: ‘B*****y ell did you manage to save other people any?!’
A third commented: ‘Where do you find the need for 9 legs of lamb? Yeah posting it here so people can get a bargain is all well and good but when you clear them out what’s the point? Just a thought.’
Another added: ‘Save some for everyone else won’t you.’
One Sainsbury’s shopper online confirmed the racks of lamb were half price with a Nectar card, and seemed to work on reduced items as well.
Others were quick to commend the savvy hopper on his bargain buys and admitted they would’ve done the same had they spotted the deal themselves.
One person wrote: ‘This deal has been going on since November in our Sainsbury’s. I currently have 7 in my freezer from buying one a week! Tesco’s are now also doing it.
‘My friend bought 2 at 10p last weekend as there were so many left over at end of day knock downs!!’
A second added: ‘You snooze you loose.’
A third posted: ‘Well done if you can afford it and can freeze, you’d be a fool not to!’
Another lucky shopper who spotted the yellow-sticker discounts wrote: ‘2 legs of lamb for the less than the original price of 1!
‘They had been reduced as it was today’s date plus 1/2 price using nectar points.’