Starbucks tests new Boba drinks


Starbucks is constantly releasing new drinks, and the latest one is boba-style iced coffee. The coffee supplier confirmed to Thrillist that it will test two “coffee pearl” drinks at two stores.

“Starbucks continues to transform the way we innovate for the future of the business. One of the ways we’re doing this is by focusing on improving the Starbucks experience by testing and expanding our cold beverage menu, ”a Starbucks representative said in an email. at Thrillist. “We can confirm that Starbucks is performing a limited coffee bead test at two Starbucks stores in Palm Desert, CA and Bellevue, WA for a limited time this winter. The coffee beads are filled with Starbucks coffee,” they added.

Boba is a Taiwanese drink usually made from milk, tea, and tapioca pearls. However, more and more US chains are incorporating boba, including Dunkin ‘, which recently released its version, putting fruity pops of sparkle in refreshing drinks. Now Starbucks is trying it out.

“Testing is a way of life at Starbucks, and we continue to introduce new drinks and foods to menus around the world while innovating on key platforms such as espresso, cold brew, refreshments. , food and more, “said the rep, before concluding,” We are watching. I look forward to hearing more, but I have no additional information to share on the future availability of these products in our stores, or whether we will expand the test to other stores or markets. “

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