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Progress

We are excited to report that our petition to eliminate the soy milk surcharge in cafes and restaurants has already attracted 20 signatures. Thank you so much for your support guys! But remember, the more the merrier and we still need 80 more signatures before we can send the petition off to the ACTA. So, don’t be shy and add your signature using the link below- the sooner we get the cause out there, the sooner we can stop wasting our hard earned cash on a few drops of milk!

http://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/australian-coffee-traders-association-inc-stop-the-extra-charge-for-soy-milk-at-cafes-and-restaurants

Emma

Sooooyyyy expensive!

Hi everyone!

As well as being food fanatics, Emma and I are openly professional havoc makers. But we think today we have some reason to be. Today I was having brunch (ricotta honeycomb pancakes with a big breakfast on the side) when I looked at the drinks menu for my caffeine hit. What did I see?

SOY MILK-$0.70 EXTRA

…um…what?

For those who are intolerant to dairy, it can often be a tough life. Dairy is in almost everything, often soy is the way to go for the lactose intolerant. But why should those who cannot stomach cow’s milk have to suffer the consequences by having to pay extra? It does not take an economist to figure that this is simply a money grab.

Of course soy has a slightly higher market price than regular cow’s milk in the supermarket, but do cafe owners really use their brain? Wouldn’t they reap the benefits of having regular, loyal lactose intolerant customers if they did not charge an extra average fifty cents for a small shot of milk?

Watch for a petition coming soon.

What is the most you have ever had to pay for soy milk? Does it put you off from visiting the cafe again? Let us know!

Happy Friday

Anna