Final 12 months Costa modified their dairy free milks to ones that carried might include gluten warnings, all besides the almond milk, nonetheless they’ve made one other change, and to not the benefit of Coeliacs. This present change sees the almond milk change to 1 that additionally carries a might include warning.
Costa for some time argued that there was no threat till it precipitated considerably of an uproar on Twitter and head workplace appeared to alter their stance to say sure there was an opportunity of contamination however the warmth blast and wiping of the wand minimised it…this did not please quite a lot of Coeliacs thats for positive!
Anyway, the oat milk shenanigans is one other story, check out this weblog from final 12 months all about that!
Now I get with prices rising that they might have to change for affordability, however this additionally means no dairy free options at costa at the moment are secure for Coeliacs. So what does that imply for us gluten freer’s?
Properly when you can have regular milk, you are good, to some prolong at the least. Bear in mind there may be nonetheless that potential contamination threat with the throthers if they’ve been used for oat milk beforehand – they do “steam blast” and wipe them however there may be nonetheless potential threat there. For those who do not need to take the chance and might have cows milk then common espresso and tea are all you’ll be able to actually have. You too can have the chilly drinks with milk as they’ve labelled blenders for dairy and none dairy.
If you cannot have cows milk although it is a totally different story. No dairy free different is totally secure for Coeliacs which suggests black tea and occasional.
Even when you threat might comprises (which you should not however I do know a few of you do) you might be nonetheless restricted, although not simply with the oat milk fiasco both, when you assume chilly drinks too, all dairy free alts are executed in the identical blender.
Dangerous transfer on Costas half? I believe so, I used to like an almond milk scorching chocolate, not as a result of I am unable to have dairy, simply by selection, however that is now out for me. Ought to they’ve caught with a costlier model? Undoubtedly, from a Coeliacs perspective. From a enterprise perspective, I can see why they switched however on the similar time they’ve simply knocked out a portion of shoppers with a easy change.
What do you assume on Costas milk change? Let me know within the feedback.