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In the middle of October, South African shoppers found themselves standing, confused and disorientated, in front of empty shelves where trays of eggs used to be. Videos went viral of people giving gifts of eggs with captions like “my man spoiling me”, others of people staring, dumbstruck, at the soaring price tags of eggs. 

Reuben Beelders, chief investment officer of fund manager Gryphon, sent out a note to clients lamenting “new levels of insanity” in the world, as “we welcome a new asset class: eggs”. ..

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