The calendar still says it’s winter, but Starbucks is getting ready for spring with its latest menu additions

On Monday morning, the coffee chain announced that it would be starting Tuesday, April 2 March, Starbucks will unveil a range of new beverages that will launch nationwide oat milk, a nut-free milk alternative, into stores on the same day It is therefore not surprising that the ingredient plays a prominent role in the spring menu

As part of the product range, a honey and oat milk latte will be available nationwide for the first time. Starbucks is also banking on the increasing popularity of cold coffee and has added a new line of cold espresso drinks to its permanent menu. The Iced Shaken Espresso is available in two dairy-free versions Flavors offered: Brown Sugar Oatmilk and Chocolate Almondmilk

The oat milk drink contains a mix of brown sugar and cinnamon, and the almond milk mixes cocoa and malt notes. Starbucks Blonde Espresso is the basis for both hand-shaken drinks

For those who like it a little tastier, the chain is adding a new food to its permanent menu: the Chickpea Bites & Avocado Protein Box, a vegetable, protein-filled portable box filled with chickpea bites Snap peas, mini carrots, a dried cranberry and nut mixture, and avocado spread

To celebrate the spring menu, the chain is offering Starbucks Rewards members a free drink voucher (redeemable from 10 until 12 March) if they pre-order a large or larger handmade drink using the Starbucks app

This spring, oat milk will be available in Starbucks stores nationwide for the first time300 stores are offering the milk alternative to their menu. Previously, the chain has been offering oat milk in European markets since January 2018 and at selected Starbucks Reserve locations since March 2019

In December 2020, the coffee chain announced that it would introduce oat milk in all stores in the country in the spring of 2021

For the past few months, Starbucks has been focusing on plant-based beverages and dairy alternatives.In January, the chain welcomed the New Year with a new pistachio latte and a honey and almond milk cold brew

Starbucks has teamed up with Oatly, a Swedish oat milk producer, to bring the plant-based milk alternative to its menu, according to a Starbucks press release, oat milk is the fourth non-dairy alternative the company has made available to its US Customers The others are soy milk, coconut milk and almond milk

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