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Yogurtland: Strathpine Westfield

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by kirsten baz (subscribe)
I am a weekend adventurer and enjoy getting out and about with the family. I live in Brisbane and my main loves are food, sport and kid related activities
Published January 29th 2014
Yogurtland Comes to Queensland
The first Yogurtland shop has opened in Queensland at Westfield Strathpine. I was attracted to the place because of the bright look and the row of self serve yoghurt dispensers along the back wall.

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bright and inviting Yogurtland shop

Once inside I was wowed by the array of colourful toppings ranging from fresh fruit pieces and fruit "bursts" to chocolate and cheesecake pieces. Checking out all the flavours is also exciting as they have some really interesting ones - think pistachio, peanut butter and lychee tart.

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yummy fresh toppings

The kids choose double cookies and cream after being given a sample to taste. I opted for a mixture of pistachio and white chocolate macadamia.

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looking forward to trying this one

While the concept is not entirely new, the way you serve yourself and pay is something different. First you choose your container from 2 different sizes, then you serve yourself which is fun. This means you can have as much or as little yoghurt as you like. On each station there are 3 dispensers, one for each flavour and the middle one for a mixture of both - brilliant!

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self serve dispensers

Once you have your yoghurt you move to the toppers bar and help yourself to whatever you like on top. The kids wanted cookie crumbs while I opted just for the yoghurt so I could get the true taste.

Next you take your container to the counter where you pay by weight. The cost is 65 cents per 28.35 grams regardless of content. (Being a US company this is translated from 65 cents per ounce). The 2 containers we purchased cost around $7.

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pay by weight

The boys really enjoyed their concoction, however I found the taste of the pistachio too subtle for my liking. Perhaps it was overshadowed by the white chocolate macadamia so I will give it another try.

This franchise markets itself as offering a healthy snack food. There are several non-fat flavours and all yoghurts are gluten free except those using cookies. Each yoghurt is fortified with Vitamin C. They also produce all the yoghurt in a kosher kitchen.

The website is a good source of information including nutritional details for all flavours and toppings.

With plans for further expansion in Queensland there is sure to be a Yogurtland opening near you soon. For something a little bit different and a bit of fun give it a try.

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Why? Frozen yoghurt with a twist
When: 10 am - 9 pm every day
Phone: 07 3205 4965
Where: Westfield Shopping Centre,295 Gympie Road,Strathpine
Cost: about $7 per tub
Your Comment
I like how bright and happy the place looks. They have a good selection of toppings as well.
by Bryony Harrison (score: 4|12626) 2551 days ago
65 cents per 28.35 grams is $22.93 a kg.
by pokes (score: 0|5) 2549 days ago
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