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STORY SUMMARY: Beginning today, Starbucks® Blonde Roast will be available as a brewed option in Starbucks stores across Canada. Starbucks® Blonde Roast, a lighter roast coffee from the company known for its signature dark roast, meets the needs of the 10 million Canadian coffee drinkers who say they prefer a lighter roast coffee.*
Starbucks® Blonde Roast Veranda Blend™ and Willow Blend™ have been available as a packaged wholebean and VIA® Ready Brew offering in Starbucks retail stores since January, and will be available as a Roast and Ground packaged offering in Canadian grocery stores later this month. Starbucks VIA® Veranda Blend™, as well as Starbucks® K-Cup® Packs will also be launching in Canadian grocery channels in March.
To help customers determine the coffee taste and intensity they prefer, from Feb. 9 - 11, 2012, Starbucks will host "Find the Roast You Love Most" tasting events at participating Canadian Starbucks stores, where coffee drinkers will receive a complimentary taste of the new Starbucks® Blonde Roast alongside signature Medium and Dark Roast coffees.
- Starbucks® Blonde Roast in-store brewing
- Exterior footage - Starbucks storefront
- Interior footage - Starbucks® Blonde Roast packaged coffee product shots and in-store display (Starbucks retail and grocery store), new coffee packaging design (grocery store)
- Customer experience footage - Starbucks barista serving Blonde to customer, customer shopping for Starbucks Blonde Roast (grocery store, coffee aisle), customer experiencing Starbucks "Roast You Love the Most" flight tasting experience
- Starbucks roasting plant footage and test roasting, Starbucks coffee master sampling coffee in cupping room, and Roast spectrum footage (blonde, medium and dark roasted coffee beans)
- Sound Bites: Andrew Linnemann (Starbucks Coffee Engagement Team) discussing Starbucks Roast Spectrum
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