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Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

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Summer came and went by quickly, but that doesn’t mean that the fun times are over. Give each day an indulgent and refreshing spin with two new Starbucks Frappuccino® flavors – Açai Mixed Berry Yogurt Frappuccino® blended beverage and Granola Dark Mocha Frappuccino® blended beverage.

Handcrafted using premium ingredients, Açai Mixed Berry Yogurt Frappuccino® and Granola Dark Mocha Frappuccino® will surely delight you with frothy milk foam over fruity and chocolaty yum. The Açai Mixed Berry Yogurt Frappuccino® blended beverage combines Açai berry-infused yogurt with bursting pearls that will delight you with the distinct and refreshing notes of mixed berry, finished with light and creamy milk foam.

Meanwhile, the Granola Dark Mocha Frappuccino® blended beverage is a marriage of Starbucks Coffee Frappuccino® with rich, chocolate flavors and a tasty blend of hearty cereal. It is topped with creamy milk foam and then sprinkled with a generous topping of crunchy granola and chunks of mixed fruits.

Not only are these two handcrafted beverages delectable, but they’re the perfect addition to your selfie! The Açai Mixed Berry Yogurt Frappuccino® comes in a delicious shade of pink while the Granola Dark Mocha Frappuccino® has granola and dried mixed fruit toppings that will surely help you achieve your #FeedGoals.

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

“Our customers can look forward to refreshing new tastes and ingredients that haven’t been featured before such as the crunchy granola toppings and Açai berry-infused yogurt. These two new Frappuccino® blended beverages are artfully handcrafted with its fun layers and textures making it the perfect beverages to have this season,” said Keith Cole, head of marketing for Starbucks Philippines.

Starbucks also has new blends that deliver the flavors of the world in each cup. Starbucks Africa Kitamu® gives a wonderful introduction to the bright and juicy flavors that define coffee from Africa. This blend is perfect whether served hot or over ice and is made by combining East African beans that are known for their refreshing citrus and floral flavors. Starbucks Reserve® Guatemala Santa Isabel, on the other hand, is distinguished by fragrant aromas and pronounced sweetness with notes of tamarind, caramel, and chocolate. For those looking for coffee with sweet herbal spice notes, Starbucks Reserve® Eastern D.R. Congo Lake Kivu is the one you’re looking for. Its orange acidity, also makes each cup more compelling

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

To complement your favorite handcrafted beverages, Starbucks also has a new line of delectable and filling meals. With hearty tuna flakes, mozzarella cheese and sliced hard-boiled eggs served on whole wheat bread, Tuna Dill on Whole Wheat Bread, is the perfect option for a quick lunch or snack. For a savory take on crepe, you’ll surely enjoy Bacon and Mushroom on Dutch Crepesoft, chewy, and sweet Dutch crepe filled with honey cured bacon and sliced mushrooms

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

Searching for a great meal to start your day? Don’t worry because Starbucks has new items that will make your mornings much better. Have the Ham and Cheese Frittata, potatoes, eggs, ham, and cheese perfectly cooked together to fill you up and keep you going for the entire day. For those on-the-go, the Cheese Danish is definitely a perfect choice with its buttery and flaky dough filled with sweet and creamy cheese.

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

For those with a sweet tooth, the Belgian Chocolate Chip Cake is the best way to satiate your chocolate craving. This returning favorite is made with layers of vanilla sponge cake with chocolate chips, milk chocolate ganache, and frosted Belgian milk chocolate with mini chocolate chip cookies on the sides.  Starbucks is also serving up a beloved Italian dessert with its own take on Tiramisu, sponge cake soaked in Starbucks Coffee, layered with a light and airy filling made from mascarpone, egg yolks, and cream

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

Radical Organics Toasted Coconut Chips

A great gluten-free snack. Crispy and crunchy in every bite

Starbucks unveils light and indulgent treats

S’Maison Muses

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Thursday Breakfasts with Lolo at Starbucks

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Take a break from hectic days, tight deadlines, and endless tasks by cooling down and relaxing at your nearest Starbucks stores. With new treats that will satisfy and please the most discerning of palates, Starbucks will help you take a break from the hassles of daily life.

The new Starbucks Frappuccino® flavors will surely make you fall in love with classic favorites that come with a new twist. Starbucks introduces Banana Split Mocha Frappuccino® and Irish Cream Coffee Pudding Frappuccino®, two indulgent flavors t hat are directly inspired by some of our most favorite desserts.  

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The Banana Split Mocha Frappuccino® is a rich mixture of Mocha Frappuccino® blended with banana puree which is then layered on top of strawberry whipped cream. This concoction is then finished with regular whipped cream, a drizzle of rich chocolate, and crunchy waffle cone pieces.  Meanwhile, coffee aficionados will surely be pleased with the new Irish Cream Coffee Pudding Frappuccino®, handcrafted with Starbucks signature Coffee Frappuccino® poured on top of creamy coffee pudding and then made even more delectable by espresso whipped cream and Turkish ground coffee sprinkles.

Coffee connoisseurs who are on a constant search for rare one-lot coffee will undoubtedly enjoy Starbucks Reserve® Rwanda Musasa and Starbucks Reserve® Nicaragua Maracaturra.  But for those who are looking for the perfect cold brew experience at home, Starbucks has also released its Cold Brew Pitcher Packs. This is a perfect blend of Latin American and African beans that are roasted to bring out their rich and dense flavor when brewed cold. Its flavor is balanced, smooth, and rich with subtle sweet chocolatey notes. To brew a perfect pitcher, simply steep the pitcher packs in your refrigerator overnight.

CakesIf you’re wondering about what best goes with the two new Frappuccino® flavors or your perfectly brewed cup of coffee, well, Starbucks has that covered too! The new Lime Torte Cake is a symphony of flavors and texture with its sweet and tangy flavor partnered with crunchy and crumbly cake. For those looking for traditional Filipino flavors, the Mango Crunch Cake will surely delight you with smooth and creamy mousse with Philippine mangoes layered with crumbly and buttery graham and crunchy white almond.  Chocolate lovers will surely fall for the Chocolate Marshmallow Cake, a moist chocolate layer cake with smooth and creamy chocolate truffle and then frosted with marshmallow icing.

Blueberry Greek Yogurt Parfait Starbucks also has two new Greek Yogurt Parfaits that will entice anyone looking for a delectable and healthy treat. The Blueberry Greek Yogurt Parfait is made with creamy Greek yogurt layered with a sweet and tart blueberry compote and then topped with crunchy oat granola.  Meanwhile the Mango Greek Yogurt Parfait is made with sweet mango compote and Greek yogurt finished with a sprinkling of crunchy oat granola.

Another perfect complement to your coffee is the Whole Wheat Bagel made with linseeds, rye and soy grits, corn semolina, and oats. A more savory option is also available with the Bagel Bites filled with Cream Cheese, the mini herbed bagels are generously stuffed with cream cheese that will surely satisfy you with every bite.


Starbucks is also introducing three new designs for its Starbucks Cards. The three cards are the Chill Mini Card, Iced Coffee Card, and the Father’s Day Card. The Chill Mini Card and the Father’s Day Card are available for a minimum activation fee of ?500. The Father’s Day Card also comes with a free greeting card making it the perfect gift for your Dad on his special day. Meanwhile the Iced Coffee Card is available for a minimum activation fee of ?1,000.

Visit the nearest Starbucks store to experience these new treats and log on to for more information.


Welcome the Summer Heat with Starbucks

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Summer here is one of the most exciting seasons for Filipinos. It is a time for fun vacations in some of the most wonderful destinations in the country. From globally-renowned tropical getaways like Boracay and Palawan to cold destinations like Baguio or Banaue, summer is a season to bond with friends and family.

To make summer more exciting and refreshing, Starbucks is introducing a new Frappuccino® flavor and will bring back a well-loved flavor from last year. This summer, get ready for an unexpected throwback as Starbucks brings together two of our childhood favorites—popcorn and pretzels—in one delectable drink. Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino® Blended Beverage is blended with delicious popcorn and pretzel syrup and topped with real caramel popcorn and salted pretzel over whipped cream.

A returning favorite, the Roasted Marshmallow S’mores Frappuccino® Blended Beverage is flavored with vanilla, layered with smooth marshmallow whipped cream, indulgent chocolate sauce, and graham crumble. This delicious concoction is then finished with whipped cream and more graham crumble on top. Both flavors will be available for a limited time only starting April 18. Welcome the summer heat with Starbucks (2)For a different kind of refreshment that is perfect to be enjoyed during hot summer days at home, Starbucks VIA® Iced Coffee has you covered with its flavor profile defined by hints of citrus and a caramelly-smooth finish. For those who prefer brewed coffee as a delightful start of your day or as a way to unwind during sweltering summer afternoons, the Starbucks Kati Kati Blend is perfect with its balance of citrus and spice notes from Kenya and floral aromas and crisp acidity from Ethiopia.

Speaking of exotic coffee destinations, Starbucks Reserve® Nicaragua La Roca and Starbucks Reserve® Costa Rica West Valley Yellow Honey will bring you to a journey of flavors.Welcome the summer heat with Starbucks (3)For those who want something filling and can be perfectly paired with either a Frappuccino® or a cup of brewed coffee, there’s the Banana Chocolate Danish, a baked pastry filled with chocolate and banana. For a savory option, you may try the new Roast Beef Deli on Ciabatta Bread, sandwiched between tender rosemary ciabatta are slices of slow-roasted beef, button mushrooms, tangy and sweet pickles, and finished with horseradish spread.Welcome the summer heat with Starbucks (5)Meanwhile, chocoholics out there will surely be pleased with the new 65% Dark Chocolate. This single-origin chocolate bar was sourced from the award-winning Malagos Chocolate from Davao. Every bar has 65% cocoa solids and has a distinct fruity flavor profile.

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For My Starbucks Rewards® members, Starbucks Frappuccino® die-cut cards will be available in new colorways, and can be bought for an initial activation fee of P1,000Welcome the summer heat with Starbucks (6)Meanwhile, the new ‘Stay Cool’ card will be available for ?300. Both will be in Starbucks stores starting April 18

Welcome the summer heat with Starbucks (1)To mark Earth Day, you can purchase a Starbucks Night Sky Reusable Cup on April 21 and 22 for just P100 with every purchase of a Grande handcrafted beverage. You may also opt for a 10 % discount on any merchandise.

With summer already here, there are more and more reasons to keep refreshed and ready for whatever fun and adventure the season holds. And as temperatures continue to rise, Starbucks will be with you throughout summer to help you cool down and unwind.

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Starbucks Philippines Supports PETA’s Annual Summer Workshop

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This summer many kids are taking time off from school, and it’s the perfect time to take up a new hobby and hone their talents further. Countless workshops are popping left and right, from cooking to dancing. Kids nowadays can spend some time to pursue their passion and develop their skills. One of the most popular workshops this time of the year are theater workshops which allow kids to discover their unique and creative talents. Not only that, children who enroll in a program like this also get to learn more about our rich culture and artistic heritage.Starbucks Philippines supports PETA's annual Summer Workshop (4)This year, PETA brings its annual Summer Workshop to more Filipinos as part of its celebration of the company’s 50thanniversary. The workshops will be conducted in various satellite venues in the cities of: Makati, Quezon, Angeles and Tacloban. Recognizing the vital role of theater arts in communicating our identity and our highest ideals, Starbucks Philippines supports this program aimed to shape a new generation of artists.Starbucks Philippines supports PETA's annual Summer Workshop (5)“Starbucks believes in supporting organizations that create opportunities and promote positive change. Since 2015, we have partnered with the Philippine Educational Theatre Association (PETA) as one of the beneficiaries of our planner promotion. We are inspired by their use of theater to raise awareness of important social issues while nurturing the creativity of Filipinos.” said Noey Lopez, president, Starbucks Philippines.

PETA’s Summer Workshop started last April 17 and will run untilMay 28. Courses include Children’s Theater, Integrated Theater Arts for Teens, Theater Arts and Creative Musical Theater. In its classes, PETA uses the Integrated Theater Arts approach, a method that PETA has developed since the 70’s. This method uses group dynamics, drama, creative dance and movement, creative sound and music, visual arts, and creative writing and is the company’s main foundation for all the trainings it provides.Starbucks Philippines supports PETA's annual Summer Workshop (2)Children from ages 6 to 8 and older kids from ages 9 to 12 can enroll in the Children’s Theater courses that aim to enrich the child’s creativity and imagination. Teenagers aged 13 to 16 will benefit from the Integrated Theater Arts for Teens. As they learn to work in a team, they discover their talents and their self-confidence and communication skills are enhanced.Starbucks Philippines supports PETA's annual Summer Workshop (3)For aspiring actors aged 18 and up, the Theater Arts course gives fundamental knowledge of theater history and appreciation and skills in improvisational theater production. Meanwhile, theCreative Musical Theater course gives students the opportunity to learn more about the fundamentals of musical theater. The program provides comprehensive training that is aimed at enhancing the enrollee’s musical theater skills.Starbucks Philippines supports PETA's annual Summer Workshop (1)The highlight of the course is a final recital: an original work created by each class whose participants get to perform on the PETA – Phinma stage.

“For the past 50 years, PETA has provided Filipinos with meaningful entertainment through theater productions, but aside from that we have also provided much needed theater arts education for the youth. This summer workshop is aimed at unleashing and nurturing the creativity of young people and adults through a unique and holistic process which allows them to shine whether on or off stage,” says PETA curriculum director Dr Brenda V. Fajardo.

Starbucks Philippines and PETA have been working together since 2015 to advance the theater community in the country. Starbucks has primarily done this by sharing a part of the proceeds from its planner promotion.

To join the PETA Summer Workshop, visit their website

My Starbucks Rewards

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 Filipinos love their coffee. It’s the perfect start to any morning and the best respite during a hectic work day. But did you know that your favorite cup can also reward you in so many ways?

With My Starbucks Rewards®, every purchase of your favorite handcrafted beverage brings you meaningful and exciting rewards that will surely make every visit to your favorite Starbucks store more enjoyable.My Starbucks Rewards (2)This month, it gets even more rewarding because activating a new Starbucks Card or even reloading your existing one comes with a special summer treat. Customers who activate a new Starbucks Card with at least P1,500 from May 4 to 6 will get an additional P200 load. For customers who reload their existing Starbucks Card with at least P1,500 will also get an additional P200 load from May 25 to 27. My Starbucks Rewards (1)“My Starbucks Rewards® has always been about showing our gratitude to our loyal customers and providing them with a convenient and accessible payment method for their favorite Starbucks beverages and products. With these promotions, we want to give our customers a special summer treat when they activate or reload their Starbucks Card,” Keith Cole, Head of Marketing of Rustan Coffee Corporation said.PrintAside from these promotions, two new brand-forward designs of Starbucks Cards will be hitting the stores this month. The Starbucks White Cup Card and the Starbucks Woodgrain Card will be available starting May 4 and can be yours for an initial activation amount of P300.My Starbucks Rewards (3)My Starbucks Rewards® is a loyalty program that rewards customers by awarding them a Star for select purchases using their Starbucks Card. Customers who register their Starbucks Card can also receive a complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage and even celebrate their birthday with a complimentary slice of cake upon purchase of any handcrafted beverage.

Once they accumulate 12 Beverage Stars customers can immediately redeem and enjoy a complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage with up to two add-ons. Not only that, customers can also earn Stars for every purchase of a bag of whole bean coffee, 12-pack Starbucks VIA® or Starbucks

Teavana™ packaged teas.  Aside from earning Stars, My Starbucks Rewards® also allows customers to track their transactions, pool more Starbucks Cards, and even reload their cards online. All they need to do is log in to their accounts and reload their Card using a Visa or MasterCard credit card or debit card. In case of loss or theft, customers can also deactivate their Starbucks Card through their online account.

“In Starbucks we constantly strive to elevate your coffee experience. My Starbucks Rewards® is a way for us to make your purchases more rewarding, and we hope that we continue to please our loyal customers through programs like this,” Cole said.

For more information about the promo and other exciting treats from My Starbucks Rewards®, visit

About Starbucks Philippines

December 4, 1997, the Philippines had its first taste of the Starbucks Experience with its very first branch at the 6750 Ayala Building in Makati City. Starbucks has since won the hearts of the Filipinos. The opening of the 6750 Ayala store marked an important milestone in our history – the Philippines became the third market to open outside North America. The tradition of warm hospitality, constant need for connection, and love for coffee – these are the qualities that make Starbucks Coffee and the Filipino people a great culture fit.

To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at

Home Sweet Home

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These days, we all need a little down time at home to recharge from our hectic work schedule. With everything going at a fast pace, sometimes we need to just stop and reflect on how we should go about our day and our responsibilities. Good thing, one of the most refreshing and soothing drinks from Starbucks, the Starbucks Teavana™, can also be enjoyed at home. 

Immerse yourself in a modern tea experience in the comfort of your own home with Starbucks®Teavana Full Leaf Tea Sachets. Here are some of Teavana variants perfect for every mood:

     When you need a refreshing drink. Hibiscus Herbal Blend’s bright tropical notes of juicy papaya and mango combined with citrus lemongrass makes for a refreshing naturally caffeine-free blend. Aside from being an invigorating drink with a slight tartness, it also has extraordinarily deep fuschia color coming from the Hibiscus flowers that makes it more exciting.Starbucks Home Sweet Home (4)When you need to slow down and unwind. Emperor’s Cloud & Mist™ is not your ordinary green tea. It is exclusively harvested during the month of April and grown 3,500ft above sea level on the steep, windy slopes of Huangshan Mountain in China. With a rich body and a naturally sweet flavor, this drink is pleasant to the palate and perfect for those moments when you just want to take a step back from the hustle and bustle of everyday lifeStarbucks Home Sweet Home (2)When you need a renewed sense of purpose. Sometimes, life gets the best of us. With all of the things that we need to do at the office or at home we often find ourselves worn out. For times like these, Starbucks Teavana™ white tea blend, the Youthberry™ is perfect. Inspired by super fruits, this drink blends acai fruit with tropical pineapple and mango flavors with high quality white tea, this refreshingly delicious drink is perfect for moments of contemplation and relaxation.Starbucks Home Sweet Home (2)For those perfect mornings. If you want to start the day right, the English Breakfast Black Tea is the one to pick.  A handcrafted blend of Indian Assam, Sri Lankan Ceylon and Chinese black tea, this full-bodied tea with rich and malty undertones is the perfect accompaniment to a hearty breakfast and can be taken with or without milk.Starbucks Home Sweet Home (3)Enjoy a modern tea experience for every mood in the comfort of your home. Starbucks®Teavana Full Leaf Tea Sachets are available in boxes of 12 in all Starbucks stores nationwide. 

STARBUCKS – Personalize your coffee and discover which suits you best

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Starbucks has been known to handcraft every beverage to fit your needs, with a level of personalization that creates the perfect customized beverage every time. It’s not unusual to find your Starbucks barista suggest ways on how to personalize your usual beverage from time to time. After all, it’s the best way to discover your next favorite beverage.

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Starbucks baristas develop their artistry and passion for coffee on a daily basis. To showcase this creativity – the precision and art that goes into handcrafting every cup of coffee, Starbucks Philippines has encouraged their baristas to submit their original espresso-based beverage recipes.

A total of 22 beverage recipes were submitted from their districts and three were chosen to be featured online through the Starbucks Philippines Facebook page. The three ‘Barista Favorites’ are Dark Chocolate Espresso Fusion, Iced Double Shot Vanilla Mocha and Iced Spice White Chocolate Mocha Macchiato.STARBUCKS - Personalize your coffee and discover which suits you best (3) STARBUCKS - Personalize your coffee and discover which suits you best (1)For those who love chocolate and coffee together, the Dark Chocolate Espresso Fusion, made by Cyndy Gangaramani, store manager of Starbucks Reserve 14 Jupiter, is a blend of Dark Mocha and White Chocolate Mocha, mixed with milk and a shot of espresso and finished with a caramel drizzle on top.

Meanwhile, Richard Lim from Starbucks Plaza 100 Dela Rosa, Makati created the Iced Double Shot Vanilla Mocha. It is an Iced Mocha with an extra shot of espresso, vanilla syrup, breve, no whip and brown sugar on top to give it crunch. This is perfect for stressful days.

Lastly, the Iced Spice White Chocolate Macchiato, handcrafted by Calvin Sanchez from Starbucks 9 Macapagal Blvd., is a combination of White Chocolate Mocha sauce and Irish Crème syrup, mixed with milk and finished with Ristretto shots. It is topped with foam and a dash of cinnamon powder for those who want a little excitement in their drinks.

The best thing about these three beverages is that it’s available all year round in any of your favorite Starbucks stores. So anytime you crave these special customized beverages, you can ask your favorite barista to whip it up.

Interested in learning more about the recipes for these three drinks? Visit the Starbucks Philippines Youtube Channel and Facebook Page.

About Starbucks Philippines

December 4, 1997, the Philippines had its first taste of the Starbucks Experience with its very first branch at the 6750 Ayala Building in Makati City. Starbucks has since won the hearts of the Filipinos. The opening of the 6750 Ayala store marked an important milestone in our history – the Philippines became the third market to open outside North America. The tradition of warm hospitality, constant need for connection, and love for coffee – these are the qualities that make Starbucks Coffee and the Filipino people a great culture fit.

To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at

About Starbucks

Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online