These are the 13 funniest (and quite insightful) tweets about Amazon’s Whole Foods takeover

Caroline Blennerhassett
Amazon has gobbled up Whole Foods
Amazon has gobbled up Whole Foods (Source: Getty)

Tech giant Amazon is buying organic food specialist Whole Foods market for $13.7bn (£10.7bn), with yesterday's announcement taking just about everyone by surprise.

The deal marks a big step for the company as Amazon delves further into the grocery market, after establishing its fresh food delivery service in the US eight years ago.

Twitter of course, was quick to jump on the big news with some pretty excellent tweets all round.

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Here are 13 of the funniest, with some fairly insightful input thrown in as well:

Some made the tongue-in-cheek suggestion it could all be a slight misunderstanding...

One person was keen to note just how powerful Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is:

Many joked about the price of organic food...

While some began speculating over what this tie-up will actually entail...

Others wanted to put that price tag into perspective:

And others had a look into the crystal ball...

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