Trend Watch: Oat mylk, plant-based momentum, shine on

By Sophie Mir As ever, Canadian restaurants continue to strive to keep up with customer demands and seasonal trends. With summer slowly but surely turning into fall, we’ve broken down three developing menu trends you’ll see across the country this autumn. Oat Mylk Soy, almond and coconut mylks have been on menus for a while, […]

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020

Press Release Today, Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company operated and licensed stores by making a strawless lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world. Starbucks, the largest food and beverage retailer to make such a global commitment, anticipates the move will eliminate more […]

Starbucks opens Canada’s second express store in Montreal’s Central Station

Store provides streamlined service designed with the commuter top of mind Press release The second Starbucks express store format in Canada opens October 6 in Montreal’s Central Station. The inter-city rail station is the second-busiest station in Canada and welcomes over 30 million people every year, most of whom are local commuters looking to save time and get to their next destination quickly. Current Montreal stores […]

Starbucks’ red holiday cups have been released!

By Shelby Morrison Nothing makes the holidays feel like they are almost here like Starbucks. As soon as those red holiday cups are released, we know it’s almost that time. With Christmas being over a month away, Starbucks has introduced their famous holiday cups, but this time a little differently.  Usually, just one plain red cup […]

Starbucks taps in on Nitro Cold Brew

Press release The company expects to more than double the size of its cold beverage business in Canada within five years Starbucks Canada has announced that Brookfield Place in Toronto will be the first location to launch Nitro Cold Brew, with more locations to come across Canada over the next several months. Following the roll out, Starbucks will be the first retailer in Canada to offer […]

Mobile apps and restaurant convenience: What are you waiting for?

By Jennifer Gausby I was running late for work one morning, but was in desperate need of a jolt of caffeine. Thanks to Starbucks’ “mobile order and pay” application, I placed my double tall, non-fat latte order en route, and when I arrived at my local Starbucks my prepaid latte was ready and waiting for […]

Starbucks introduces Granitas as part of its new Sunset Menu

Starbucks has been giving Frappuccino lovers plenty of new options lately with the recent introduction of new drinks. Now they are introducing a frozen beverage that is on the lighter side with new Starbucks Granitas. These are a refreshing and lighter alternative to the Frappuccino, or even an iced coffee. Participating locations throughout Canada and […]

Starbucks Canada welcomes customers for an elevated evening experience

Press release First three Starbucks Canada locations launch select menu of savoury sharable plates along with Canadian and international wine, Canadian craft beer and cider Today, Starbucks announced the first three locations in Canada to launch the new Starbucks Evenings menu. Starting April 5, the stores at 3079 Bloor St. W., 446 Spadina Rd. and 1740 […]