Industry News | February 8, 2016

Starbucks Serves Trio of Molten Chocolate Specials

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As Valentine's Day nears, Starbucks invites customers to get together with loved ones and friends to try three new chocolate beverages. Beginning February 8, participating Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada will offer a trio of Starbucks Molten Chocolate beverages through February 14.

  • Molten Chocolate Latte: Chocolaty chips are melted into espresso, then topped with steamed milk combined with bittersweet mocha sauce. This latte is finished with mocha and espresso-infused whipped cream and an espresso mocha drizzle. It's available hot or iced.
  • Molten Chocolate Frappuccino Blended Beverage: Coffee with rich mocha sauce and chocolaty chips blended with milk and ice. This beverage is finished with mocha and espresso-infused whipped cream and an espresso mocha drizzle.
  • Molten Hot Chocolate: Bittersweet mocha sauce and chocolaty chips melted into steamed milk for a smooth and creamy taste. Mocha and espresso-infused whipped cream and espresso mocha drizzle tops off the beverage.

Starbucks encourages customers to connect with friends this Valentine’s Day with the #StarbucksDate Gif Giver—sharable by email, text and social platforms.

Starbucks also offers a variety of ways for customers to express their love or appreciation, including a collection of mugs and tumblers available in stores and at

Valentine’s Day Starbucks Card designs include a heart-shaped keepsake card that can attach to a key chain with heartfelt messages such as, “You are my sunshine,” “I love you,” and “You have my heart.” Valentine’s Day eGifts are also available at

In the spirit of the holiday, customers can also enjoy a curated collection of music with Starbucks Valentine’s Day playlist on Spotify.

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