Monday, 10 August 2020 10:16

Mixed messaging

Written by  Milking It

Greenpeace protestors were at a fertiliser plant in Taranaki recently protesting against excessive use of Nitrogen fertiliser in farming.

But it was the hot chocolate drinks they were served that garnered more attention on twitter sphere.

National leader Judith Collins pointed out that no one told them that hot chocolate had milk in it.

Greenpeace then put out a photo of soy milk used to make the hot chocolate. Turns out the soy milk products are made in Aussie where farmers use fertiliser to grow their soya bean plants.

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