TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - For the first time, Starbucks Canada
today is revealing a selection of the tastiest, unpublished barista-
created Frappuccino® blended beverages, made especially for the 2013
"Our baristas have always applied their artistry to classic Starbucks®
beverages," says Kevin Reid, director, Beverages, Starbucks Canada.
"Invented by those who know best what tickles Canadian taste buds,
Starbucks Canadian baristas from St. John, New Brunswick to Saanich
B.C. have been creating custom blended beverages to perfection, taking
the iconic Starbucks® Frappuccino® beverage to new delicious heights."
Joining more than 36,000 custom combinations, Starbucks Canada
introduces the top barista Frappuccino® blended beverage creations for
Starbucks® café in Saanich, B.C. creates a summer version of holiday
beverage, Peppermint Mocha Latte, with the Peppermint Green Tea Frappuccino® blended beverage with Java chips. This minty twist on a West-Coast favourite - the Tazo® Green Tea
Frappuccino® blended beverage - features chocolate chips and peppermint
syrup in place of classic syrup.
Toronto's Hudson Bay Centre Starbucks® Café gives bananas the Bollywood
treatment creating a Soy No Whip Tazo® Chai Frappuccino®, blended beverage with half a banana and
topped with sprinkled cinnamon - a spice-filled, dairy-free Frappuccino® beverage that amplifies Tazo®
Chai, one of Starbucks most popular teas.
Starbucks® cafes in both St. John, New Brunswick, and at Avenue Road and
Roe Avenue in Toronto, each put the Starbucks twist on a classic
flavour combination with a Starbucks® Vanilla Bean Frappuccino® blended beverage with Java Chips,
topped with whipped cream and cookie crumble - perfect for customers who prefer a coffee-free option - as well as a
version for coffee lovers: a Starbucks® White Mocha Java Chip Frappuccino® blended beverage topped
with whipped cream and cookie crumble - substituting White Mocha syrup for traditional Mocha syrup.
Whitby, Ontario's Thickson and Nichol Starbucks® café replicates the
flavours of one of its best-selling pastries with the One pump White Mocha, one pump Vanilla, Java Chip Frappuccino® blended
with banana - the flavour combination tastes just like the Starbucks® Banana
Chocolate Chip Coffee Cake, a customer favourite at this store.
"Personalizing beverages is an important part of the Starbucks experience," says Reid. "Our baristas are happy to help customers reimagine their
own classic Frappuccino® blended beverage the same way they customize
their favourite Starbucks® espresso beverages."
Starbucks customers are invited to try the 2013 selection of Canadian
barista-made Frappuccino® blended beverage creations at stores across
the country. In addition, customers can select from more than 10
Frappuccino® blended beverages listed on the Starbucks menu including
the new Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino® blended beverage and the
most popular limited-time Frappuccino® blended beverage of all time,
Mocha Cookie Crumble. Customers can also customize their Frappuccino®
blended beverage to their lifestyle and taste preferences by selecting
from a variety of milks, choosing the intensity of coffee, and adding
or substituting syrups or toppings.
For more information about Starbucks® Frappuccino® blended beverages,
*Based on Starbucks® Tall beverage size
Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically
sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier
roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our
unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we
bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the
experience, please visit us in our stores or online at www.starbucks.com.
Image with caption: "One pump White Mocha, one pump Vanilla, Java Chip Frappuccino® blended with bananas (CNW Group/Starbucks Coffee Company)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130613_C7384_PHOTO_EN_27976.jpg
Image with caption: "Peppermint Green Tea Frappuccino® blended beverage with Java chips (CNW Group/Starbucks Coffee Company)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130613_C7384_PHOTO_EN_27978.jpg
Image with caption: "Starbucks® Vanilla Bean Frappuccino® blended beverage with Java Chips, topped with whipped cream and cookie crumble (CNW Group/Starbucks Coffee Company)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130613_C7384_PHOTO_EN_27980.jpg
SOURCE: Starbucks Coffee Company
For further information:
Carly Suppa - Starbucks Canada
Sarah Marinelli - Edelman Canada