Ran out of your favorite ‘ensaymada’ at Mary Grace? Here’s why

Image: Mary Grace Cafe (Facebook)
Image: Mary Grace Cafe (Facebook)

Looks like the titas (aunties) of Manila will have to get their ensaymada fix somewhere else, or at least find something else to order on Mary Grace’s menu after the popular café chain announced a shortage of its beloved fluffy, cheesy, buttery, and sugary dough pastry across its branches.

The brand announced that it was experiencing “global supply issues,” affecting the production of its ensaymadas.

In a statement, Mary Grace Café wrote, “You may be having difficulty getting your hands on a box or two of your favorite Mary Grace Ensaymadas. Unfortunately, we’re experiencing some global supply issues on a few raw materials beyond our control.”

Saying they had no intention of using substitute ingredients to produce their famed prodicts, the chain has not been able to meet their customers’ demand for the sweet treat.

“As we are committed to using only the best, high-quality ingredients, do know that we will never compromise on what goes into all our products and we’re hoping to resolve this issue soon,” Mary Grace said.

Mary Grace is not the only business in the food industry that has been affected by global supply chain issues. In April, McDonald’s Philippines announced that they have stopped selling their large french fry sizes due to worldwide supply issues with potatoes.

Other countries such as Indonesia and South Korea have also begun limiting french fry orders due to the global shortage.

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