People were amused by the giant sweet potato, with many also saying they'd recently been sent rather large vegetables with their food orders. A woman who ordered 1kg of sweet potatoes from a wholesaler was left baffled by the food delivery she received, Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz. While another, amused, said: "That's the coolest sweet potato I've ever seen - looks like it's chilling on its deckchair...". They sent one single mutant potato -behold PotatoZilla pic.twitter.com/pWXyXOtAa8. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. Sweet Potatoes, Organic (1kg) £4.65 (£4.65 per 1kg) in basket-1 + Why? Add to cart. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. But for the lucky few who have been able to bag a spot - from Ocado or elsewhere - ordering their food online meant letting go off all expectations because, like with anything, you might not always get what you'd expect. One commented: "I got a giant onion recently, apocalypse is coming. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). 5%. With many places still on lockdown, people have taken to ordering a number of their essentials online, including food. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. In a post on Twitter, she wrote: "I ordered 1kg of sweet potatoes from the Wholesalers. The woman, whose name is Naomi, posted it to Twitter for all to see, as she was left baffled and, frankly, amused by how one sweet potato could be so large. Saturates 0.1g. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. You can unsubscribe at any time. Sugars 5.7g. 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", Someone else said: "What if you just wrote '1kg sweet potato' in the order, and the poor Wholesaler spent hours trying to find a single potato that weighed that much? The average per capita consumption of sweet potatoes in the United States is only about 1.5–2 kg (3.3–4.4 lb) per year, down from 13 kg (29 lb) in 1920. Meanwhile, one person joked: "What if you just wrote '1kg sweet potato' in the order, and the poor Wholesaler spent hours trying to find a single potato that weighed that much? Despite their sweetness, they're great in savoury dishes. "Bet you're glad you didn't order 10kg", another said. This all too common scenario was experienced by one woman who'd ordered 1kg worth of sweet potatoes in her food shop from a wholesaler. Fat 0.3g <1%. Per 100g. "They sent one single mutant potato - behold PotatoZilla.". And while we've seen people panic-buying lots of weird and wonderful things during the coronavirus pandemic, sometimes our shopping goes a little wrong through no fault of our own. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. This is gold. The woman, named Naomi, included 1kg of sweet potatoes in her shop, but when the delivery arrived she got a bit of a surprise. 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