VIDEO: An American Couple Was Caught Smuggling 375 Pounds of Fruit Roll-Ups into Israel
Adding an extra checked bag to a flight isn’t cheap. So just imagine how much these things must be worth on the black market!
A couple from the U.S. flew to Israel last week, and were caught trying to smuggle in 375 pounds of FRUIT ROLL-UPS.
An American couple was caught trying to smuggle 375 POUNDS of Fruit Roll Ups into the State of Israel after prices skyrocketed once the snack became part of a viral TikTok trend.
Did you pack your bags yourselves and also are they full of exclusively candy? pic.twitter.com/GtGh76Z9n9
— Amy Spiro (@AmySpiro) May 1, 2023
TikTok is obsessed with a hack where you wrap them around a scoop of ice cream. So they’re harder to find than usual, especially overseas.
Pretty much all stores in Israel are sold out. If you do find them, they’re going for $5 each, or more…not per box, that’s per Roll-Up. A box of 10 here usually costs less than $3!
Customs agents in Israel seized the snacks. Someone posted a video of multiple suitcases filled with nothing but Fruit Roll-Ups. The guy told them he didn’t even pack clothes, just so he’d have more room.
This wasn’t just a one-off though. Another American couple was caught with over 70 pounds of Fruit Roll-Ups the other day.
Israel says they’ve seized more than 660 pounds total recently!
What a time to be alive!