Coffee industry giant Starbucks currently has a sign promoting veganism on proud display in one of its Amsterdam shops.
A post shared to alternative social media platform Reddit yesterday included a photograph of a handwritten sign in the café, listing a number of the chain’s vegan options.
Listed were five drinks, some of which can be be served hot or iced - although the Chai Latte was included, which often contains honey, so should be double-checked prior to ordering.
Starbucks has expanded its labelled and unlabeled vegan offerings in a number of countries, including everything from the introduction of a vegan bagel in Canada to wraps, cake, and a mango fruit pot in the UK.
Starbucks COO Rosalind Brewer announced the chain's plans to expand vegan offerings in March.
Speaking to requests for plant-based options, she said: "We know our customers ask us that repeatedly, and we'll be responding."
Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.
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