Since the use of refined sugar can be a debated food topic, it is interesting that Starbucks is choosing a fruit based sweetener to add the sugariness to this cold drink.
The new drinks, which feature the coffee chain's popular cold brew coffee mixed with plant-based protein powder, can be customized however you like, but Starbucks has created two to get you started.More news: Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years
As Frappuccino sales nose-dive, Starbucks is looking to drive afternoon traffic among health-focused consumers with two new plant-based blended drinks, launched Tuesday.
Starbucks Cold Brew continues to be a favorite since joining the cold coffee menu in 2015 and Starbucks continues to innovate on this platform with additions like Nitro DRAFT Cold Brew, Cold Foam Cold Brew and Protein Blended Cold Brew. Starbucks has some vegan options already in their food and drink menu, including almond, coconut and soy milk available for their beverages and avocado spread for their bagels.
Starbucks has made some recommendations when it comes to customizing the drinks but have pointed out that additional charges may apply. This beverage is inspired by our customers' love for Starbucks Cold Brew and a growing interest in plant-based proteins.More news: Tyson Fury & Deontay Wilder Had To Be Separated At Belfast Weigh-Ins
The almond variety contains 270 calories, 12 grams of fat and 22 grams of sugar, while the cacao version has 250 calories, 9 grams of fat and 26 grams of sugar.
Also, this drink could be a way to just have coffee in the morning but still have a side of nutrition.
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For those of us who feast on coffee alone for our on-the-go breakfasts, Starbucks now has a way for you to make your liquid breakfast a little more nutritious.