‘Raspberry Rally’ Girl Scout cookie reselling for $100 online
A new flavor of Girl Scout cookies has already become so popular that it’s reselling online for $100 or more.
The “Raspberry Rally” cookie made its debut on February 27 as an online addition to the Girl Scouts’ annual treat. Within hours of the launch, stocks of the much-anticipated treat for troops sold out across the country.
While Girl Scout cookies normally sell for $5 per box, demand for the “Raspberry Rally” has driven up prices on the secondary market.
Listings on eBay for Boxes of Raspberry Rally cookies are hovering around $100, with some as high as $199.97 at the time of publication — even though the Girl Scouts have marked all cookie packaging as “not for resale.”
The listings noted that the particular cookie type was “sold out” or “hard to find” elsewhere.
A Girl Scouts of the USA spokesperson confirmed that the cookies have sold out online and urged customers to buy the products directly from the organization rather than other sources.
“We want to remind all cookie customers that proceeds stay local and are important to funding the troops’ activities throughout the year,” a spokesperson told Insider.
“We encourage cookie customers Find a local booth Donate to their local council’s cookie donation program to try different flavors if their first choice isn’t available, or to support the world’s largest girl-led entrepreneurship program,” the spokesperson added. said
It is unclear whether the organization plans to reinstate the diversity.
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Girl Scouts of the USA sells cookies as an annual fundraiser aimed at raising money for the organization’s operations.
“The Thin, Crispy Cookie is a ‘sister’ cookie to the beloved Thin Mint, filled with raspberry flavor instead of mint and dipped in the same delicious chocolatey coating,” Girl Scouts said in a release last year.
The flurry of resales has led to frustration among some local Girl Scout leaders.
“It’s taking that opportunity away from a girl,” said Jessica Martin, a product program director for the Girl Scouts of the Heartland, Ohio. told local news outlet WBNS. “For them to learn and practice their business skills.”