Shanathalas
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Not a Happy Little Vegemite

By Shanathalas

I am very disappointed to find out that Kraft Canada is no longer supplying Vegemite for sale in Canada. Its been about a week since I had a bit of the black dregs of the last jar of at mum’s place. Now I’m starting to go into withdrawal. Just the thought of vegemite and butter on toast makes me start to drool. There now seems to be a black market for vegemite here in Vancouver. A local merchant is selling small jars of the black wonder for $11.95 + tax. He fedex’s them in to meet the needs of the local aussie’s who need their fix. Yesterday I baulked at the price thinking it was crazy expensive. But now as I go into the vege-dts, I’m thinking “hey, it might be worth it”. All I need is just one hit…

Addendum: This was the official response for Kraft Canada.

From: Kraft - Canada Kitchens
Date: Jul 26, 2006 11:27 AM
Subject: RE: Your Comment/Question

Thank you for visiting http://www.kraftcanada.com and for your interest in VEGEMITE Autolyzed Yeast Extract.

I appreciate your interest in our products. We agree that this is an excellent product, and we are sorry to tell you that it is no longer being sold.

There were not enough consumers buying this product to support its continued production.

We hope you continue to enjoy our other great Kraft products!

Again, thanks for contacting us, and I hope you’ll continue to enjoy our products.

Kim McMiller
Assoc Director, GCR Consumer Services

 

2 comments so far.

  1. Yaussie girl 10:46 AM
    I am like you, a Yaussie (yank + aussie) haha. I just cannot stomach that vegimite though, yuck
    www.australiandreams.blogspot.com
  2. Anonymous 9:26 AM
    vegemite sucks, you're gross. theres a reason why it doesnt sell

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