This grocery store customer has some 'honest questions' after receiving a single green bean in the mail.

All he wanted was 1 pound of green beans. Just one. No, wait. He meant 1 pound!

The most important job for any manager at Kroger grocery stores is customer service. And part of that responsibility is looking at customer complaints and feedback.


After receiving what might be the most hilarious “complaint” ever from a customer, one anonymous manager shared the feedback with his son, who promptly uploaded the complaint form to Reddit where it quickly went viral.

In this case, the customer had attempted to order 1 pound of green beans online. Instead, what arrived in the mail was literally 1 single green bean. Neatly packaged, in perfect condition and with a bill for two cents.

“This is honestly the most hilarious thing,” the customer writes. “The entertainment value of seeing one sad, lonely green bean in a large produce bag more than makes up for the lack of remaining green beans.”

Obviously the customer wasn’t even mad. But they would like to know how this happened. And so would we!

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The customer is quick to note they were not overcharged. “I paid a very fair price for my single green bean.”

But they are very confused. Especially since the Kroger website literally only lets customers order green beans by the pound.

And they have questions they were hoping the friendly neighborhood Kroger manager could answer:

“Was the lb unit absent, or did they really think a customer wanted a Clickist employee to painstakingly pick out a single green bean for them?”

“What kind of sociopath would order one green bean?”

“Did you consider calling the police on that person?”

And to sum it all up, they declared:

“Obviously I don’t expect answers to all of these, but they are honest questions I have.”

So would we. But in the meantime, we’ll take the copious amounts of laughter, free of charge.

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