Customers have referred to the blue prank drinks as the "tropical drink," "tropical refresher," and "forbidden refresher." None are on the menu.
Starbucks baristas say some customers ask for cake, pastries, and egg bites to be blended into drinks, but this is against the company's policy.
Some Starbucks staff members say they're sick of making what they consider overly complex, "disgusting" drinks with excessive numbers of ingredients.
In the TikTok video, the barista said her store opened at 8 a.m., later than usual, because of a staff shortage, which could explain the order flood.
Cold drinks are helping to push up revenues for Starbucks because they tend to cost more than hot beverages, CFO Rachel Ruggeri said.
A large Starbucks order went viral on TikTok, where it has been watched 2.5 million times, as workers struggle to keep up with online orders.
Coffee experts praised the popular chain's caramel macchiato and chai latte, and they advised against ordering iced drinks and hot chocolates.
Starbucks has released a slew of new colourful summer drinks: The Star Drink, the Kiwi Starfruit Starbucks Refreshers, and the Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink. Both the Star Drink and the Iced Guava Passionfruit feature coconut milk, adding to Starbucks’ growing selection of non-dairy alternatives. The Iced Guava Passionfruit was refreshing […]
Some popular ordering terms, cup codes, and drink options at Starbucks may be tricky to understand, so I used my knowledge as a former barista for the chain to explain them. Ristretto espresso shots are strong and smooth, but long-shots are weaker because of how they’re brewed. The “B” on […]
For Starbucks customers, the last ten years have meant many new ways to enjoy their morning coffee. From a focus on “Instagrammable” drinks that go viral to more sustainable initiatives such as strawless lids, Starbucks drinks have undergone quite a few changes as the company strives to reach billions of […]
The world’s biggest Starbucks opened this spring in Tokyo, Japan. At 32,000 square feet, it’s bigger than the previous largest, the Shanghai Reserve Roastery. The four-story building overlooks the Meguro River and was partly designed by Olympic Stadium architect Kengo Kuma. The menu offers espresso martinis, cold brew, cream sodas, […]
Starbucks’ new Instagrammable Tie-Dye Frappuccino is available for five days starting on Wednesday. Previous limited-edition Starbucks frappuccinos have been less appealing in real life than in promotional photos. Pictures show just how big the difference between advertising and reality can be. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. On Wednesday, […]