Austin's First Vegan Milkshake Truck To Debut This Weekend

The owners launched the new business venture through a crowdfunding campaign
Milky Way Shakes will feature six shakes on its menu (Photo: Milky Way Shakes Facebook)

The first vegan milkshake truck in Austin, U.S., is opening on September 9.

The Milky Way Shakes truck will be making its debut following a crowdfunding campaign that launched earlier this year by owners Moni Burgin and Rachel Horeovsky.

Over $10,000 were raised for the new business venture by the two longtime friends.

Milky Way uses coconut milk for the vegan ice cream, and almond milk for the shakes.

The new vegan milkshake truck is set to open on September 9 (Photo: Milky Way Shakes Facebook)


The milkshake truck will have six mainstay shakes on offer, including the Oreo Borealis, and the Grackle Massacre with caramel - customers can also mix and match flavors.

Burgin told local paper Austin Eater that they 'want to fill the milkshake niche' in Austin.

They also added that to them 'coconut milk just makes so much more sense than cow's milk', citing the fact that it can be stored without refrigeration.

The founders are hoping to expand the menu in the winter.


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