Whole Foods customer and Los Angeles Magazine editor Marielle Wakim Instagrammed a picture of this $6 bottle of “Asparagus Water” from Whole Foods, which is literally just water with some stalks of asparagus in it.
We’re not experts, but this doesn’t seem like the best way to recover from an overpricing scandal, now does it?
Here’s another questionable item that you can find at Whole Foods: $20 vinegar powder (a.k.a. the cocaine of vinegars). If vinegar powder and asparagus water isn’t yuppie bait, we don’t know what is.
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Eater called up Whole Foods to get an explanation for why the grocery chain would charge customers $6 for asparagus in water. Here’s how the conversation went down,