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Indian expat in Dubai flies home with 10kg tomatoes in a suitcase

Indian expat in Dubai flies home with 10kg tomatoes in a suitcase

Recently, a story on social media has surfaced in the middle of India’s increasing tomato costs. A Twitter user recently revealed the extraordinary gift that her sister, who lives in Dubai, sent to their mother, who is from India: a massive 10 kilograms of tomatoes.

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A Twitter username ‘Revs’ tweeted about the incident. “My sister is coming to India from Dubai for her children’s summer vacation, and she asked my mother if she wanted anything from Dubai, and my mother said bring 10 kilos of tomatoes.” So she packed 10kg of tomatoes in a bag and shipped it,” she tweeted.

According to reports, the woman packed the tomatoes in large Pearlpet boxes and transported them in suitcases. The hilarious story has garnered 53.2k views as of right now, and many users have questioned the user on storage and customs regulations.

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When a user inquired about the shelf life of tomatoes, which is typically one week, Revs responded that the 10 kilogramme bag would be used for pickles and chutneys among other things, adding that their family consumes a “ridiculous amount” of tomatoes.

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Nayantara Bagla, a Twitter user, said: “Best Daughter Award might be going in that direction for these times of inflation, ” Another user noted that her sister was a “saint of a daughter”.

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