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Woolworths shopper finds handwritten review on butter chicken meal at Marrickville store

How a shopper handwrites product reviews and pastes them on microwaved meals at Woolworths: ‘Worst I’ve ever eaten’

  • Bizarre handwritten note attached to butter chicken product in a Sydney Woolies
  • Shopper warned that chicken was like eating old rope while naan tasted like rubber?
  • Photo of the note has since gone viral online and the shopper greeted a hero
  • Woolworths welcomes all product feedback and will pass the review on to the supplier

A Woolworths customer’s savage review of a popular microwave meal found in the store and warning others not to buy it has gone viral online.

A Sydneysider was shopping in the outback Woolies Marrickville Metro when they noticed a bizarre handwritten note hanging on the shelf attached to a Coco Earth Butter Chicken with Naan meal.

The critic rated the sauce “OK,” but rejected the rest of the ready-to-eat meal, which costs $6 and is ready to eat after 90 seconds in the microwave.

‘Chicken likes to eat old rope. Naan – inedible unless you like rubber. The same goes for Tikka,” the note read.

A photo of the note was uploaded to Reddit two days ago, where it has since been updated 2,000 times.

“Someone left this review of a butter chicken meal at Woolies today,” the message read.

A Woolworths shopper made their feelings known about a prepackaged butter chicken meal

A Woolworths shopper made their feelings known about a prepackaged butter chicken meal

The viral post has garnered more than 150 comments, many of which agreed with the shopper’s critique.

“I’ve had that one, you better eat the bowl,” commented one user.

Another said, ‘Can you even call that stuff Naan? It has to be one of the worst things I’ve ever eaten. I hate to let food go to waste, but I made an exception for these abominations.’

A third wrote: ‘Anytime you can buy chicken covered in something (sauce, coating, etc.), I guarantee it will be the most renegade chicken.’

Many were grateful for the critic’s honest review, which was hailed as a hero online.

“Not the hero we wanted, but the hero we needed,” one commented.

A second wrote: ‘People needed to know, and this shopper delivered.

The bizarre post has gone viral with more than 150 comments since it was posted on Reddit.  was posted

The bizarre post has gone viral with more than 150 comments since it was posted on Reddit. was posted

Many people agreed with customer's review of Coco Earth Butter Chicken with Naan

Many people agreed with customer’s review of Coco Earth Butter Chicken with Naan

Others asked to normalize handwritten product reviews.

“This is great… Would love to see more of this,” one user wrote.

Another added: ‘There really should be reviews on the Woollies shopping website and a way to rate things you’ve bought in the store.’

A spokeswoman for Woolworths told the Daily Mail Australia that it appreciates any feedback from customers about its products and will pass it on to the supplier.

“If customers ever have feedback for our team, we encourage them to contact our Contact Center or fill out the feedback form on our website,” she added.

The handwritten note was noticed by a shopper from Sydney in Woolies Marrickville Metro

The handwritten note was noticed by a shopper from Sydney in Woolies Marrickville Metro

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