Industry News | July 24, 2017

Starbucks Introduces New Piña Colada Tea Infusion

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Starting July 24, customers have another delicious way to enjoy Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions at Starbucks stores with the new Piña Colada Tea Infusion.

A twist on the Teavana Shaken Iced Pineapple Black Tea Infusion, Piña Colada Tea Infusion is a creamy and tropical beverage crafted with Teavana black tea, pineapple fruit and botanical blend, and coconutmilk and joins the permanent menu. It’s available at participating company-operated and licensed stores in the United States and Canada, and on Mobile Order & Pay. Arriving just in time for summer adventures, a Tall (12 fluid ounce) beverage has 60 calories and is available for $3.25-$3.45.

Starbucks recently launched new Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions and reinvented its flavored iced tea platform by introducing three new beverages, Pineapple Black Tea Infusions, Strawberry Green Tea Infusions and Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion. The new teas are free from artificial flavors and sweeteners and are now on the year-round menu:

Teavana Shaken Iced Pineapple Black Tea Infusion: Tropical pineapple flavors from a fruit and botanical blend are combined with premium Teavana® Black Tea then slightly sweetened with liquid cane sugar for a refreshing drink that's just subtly sweet.

Teavana Shaken Iced Strawberry Green Tea Infusion: Juicy strawberry notes in our fruit and botanical blend are combined with premium Teavana® Green Tea, then slightly sweetened with liquid cane sugar.

Teavana Shaken Iced Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion: Fruit and botanical blends, featuring ripe peach flavor notes, are combined with premium Teavana White Tea, then slightly sweetened with liquid cane sugar.

Here are a few refreshing ways to customize Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions:

Try it unsweetened: For the first time, customers who prefer their iced tea unsweetened can enjoy flavored iced tea with Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions. Customers should ask their barista to craft the beverage without liquid cane sugar.  Teavana Shaken Iced Teas Infusions use tea and freshly steeped fruit and botanicals to give the tea flavors of tropical pineapple, juicy strawberry or ripe peach citrus without artificial sweeteners or flavors.

Make it a tea lemonade: Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions are delicious as tea lemonades! Available in Teavana Shaken Pineapple Black Tea Infusion Lemonade, Teavana Shaken Strawberry Green Tea Infusion Lemonade, Teavana Shaken Peach Citrus White Tea Lemonade, tea lemonades are crafted using your favorite Teavana iced tea and lemonade, then slightly sweetened with liquid cane sugar for a refreshing drink that’s subtly sweet. Add lemonade for $.50 more.

Mix and match Teavana iced teas and fruit and botanical blends:  The fruit and botanical blends of pineapple, peach citrus and strawberry are created to mix and match with any Teavana iced tea.  Strawberry white tea, Peach citrus black tea, Pineapple green tea, strawberry Passion Tango tea, the possibilities are endless.

Adjust the sweetness: With Teavana Shaken Iced Tea Infusions, customers can adjust the amount of flavor and sweetness in their tea by asking their barista to increase or decrease the amount of fruit and botanical blends or liquid cane sugar in their beverage.

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