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Starbucks Introduces Limited Edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino to Celebrate Spring

Starbucks Introduces Limited Edition Cherry Blossom Frappuccino to Celebrate Spring

The first day of spring is Sunday, March 20th, and to celebrate the changing of the seasons, Starbucks is putting out a new specialty Frappuccino: the Cherry Blossom Frappuccino. The drink is inspired by Japanese cherry blossoms, which burst open at the beginning of spring every year. The frappuccino starts with a blend of strawberries and cream with white chocolate sauce. A matcha drizzle is swirled in to evoke the colors of cherry…Continue Reading

Starbucks Changes Star Rewards Program

Starbucks Changes Star Rewards Program

Starbucks has announced a major overhaul to its rewards program that will take place in April. The current rewards program gives members 1 star per purchase made – regardless of what they are purchasing. That means that customers get one star for an inexpensive cup of tall, drip coffee and one star for two $5+ soy caramel macchiatos, if they are ordered during the same transaction. A total of 12 stars yielded one free item. The new system will…Continue Reading

Starbucks Launches Molten Hot Chocolate Trio for Valentine’s Day

Starbucks Launches Molten Hot Chocolate Trio for Valentine’s Day

Molten chocolate cakes are a decadent dessert that have been a Valentine’s Day must-have for years, though they are popular the rest of the year when you want an extra-indulgent dessert, as well. This year, Starbucks is releasing a trio of molten chocolate drinks so that you …Continue Reading

Starbucks adds Mini Frappuccinos to Menu

Starbucks adds Mini Frappuccinos to Menu

To some Starbucks fans, a Frappuccino is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day. To others, the milkshake-like drink is more appropriate for dessert than as an afternoon refreshment. This means that for every Venti Frappuccino that someone orders, there is someone who doesn’t because the sizes are just too big. I put myself into this category, as it is rare that I am able to finish a Frappuccino before it is …Continue Reading