Despite denying the allegations, saying they were trying to educate people on the dangers of not eating meat, they were found guilty and convicted of public order offences.
Khlebnikov was fined $200 and Lagzdins was issued a $400 fine.
Crown prosecutor Natalie Clines described the behaviour as ‘disgusting and unnecessary.’
She said, ‘Their pre-meditated actions caused significant distress to members of the public, including young children.’
Yahoo reported that Soho Vegan Markets were ‘glad’ at the result but disappointed over the effect the stunt had on their customers and passers-by.