‘Obvious case of dishonest’: Shopper pays $57.60 for 1kg of bak kwa, will get ‘solely 500g plus’


Chinese New Year is coming, so many are purchasing for bak kwa now.

The barbecued meat is usually supplied by the burden, nevertheless after purchasing for their bak kwa, what number of people actually weigh their purchase to make sure they purchased what they paid for?

Well, Stomp contributor LLX did and he was not happy about what the scale confirmed him.

“My parents went to Chop Hup Chong at Senoko South Road on Jan 7 to buy Bee Cheng Hiang bak kwa,” recounted the Stomp contributor, who shared {a photograph} of the receipt.

“The receipt stated 1kg, but the actual weight was only 500g plus. My parents were charged $57.60 for 1kg. This is an obvious case of cheating the consumers.”

The Stomp contributor moreover shared {a photograph} of the wrapped bak kwa on a weighing scale, which confirmed that the burden was 576.6g.

“Our family trusted Bee Cheng Hiang mannequin loads because it’s a revered worldwide mannequin for a few years. As there have been circumstances of consumers being given devices that weigh decrease than what was paid for, this has alerted me to weigh the bak kwa.

“True enough, it was short by almost 500g. In other words, my parents were charged double for the amount given to them,” said the Stomp contributor.

In response to a Stomp query, Bee Cheng Hiang said: “We are already in contact with the customer to clear up this misunderstanding. Thank you for reaching out to Bee Cheng Hiang.”


Bee Cheng Hiang didn’t elaborate on what the misunderstanding was.

On the company’s web page, the sliced pork bak kwa is listed as $33 for 500g, $39.60 for 600g and $66 for 1kg.

The purchaser knowledgeable Stomp: “I have given my feedback to Bee Cheng Hiang. They told me it was a misunderstanding. I told them it is very straightforward. My parents paid for 1kg, but they only received slightly over 500g. Hence, I do not know what the misunderstanding is about.”

“Bee Cheng Hiang agreed to issue us back a packet of 1kg bak kwa. I shall update you again after we have received the bak kwa.”

“I added that if I had not discovered this case, does that indicate their enterprise course of would proceed because it’s? As many who went for the CNY day tour have been largely aged of us, they gained’t even have a weighing scale at home. If they encountered the an identical case as mine, they gained’t even know.

“The reason I wrote to Stomp is I want to share my experience that despite trusting the reputable brand, we do encounter such situations where the company just termed it as a ‘misunderstanding’. I couldn’t imagine what if I did not discover the case.”

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