Starbucks Barista Rants About 'Unicorn Frappuccino'Starbucks has introduced a sweet and sour drink called the Unicorn Frappuccino, but one of the company's baristas has taken to social media hoping to make orders for the buzzed about item disappear.
Starbucks Introduces 'Unicorn' Color-Changing DrinkThe new 'Unicorn Frappuccino' at Starbucks starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste. It changes to pink and tart after being stirred. It will only be available from April 19 to April 23.
Pepsi Pulling Widely Mocked Kendall Jenner AdPepsi is pulling an ad that has been criticized for appearing to trivialize social justice causes. "Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding," the company said. "Clearly we missed the mark."
Kendall Jenner's Pepsi Ad Prompts Online BacklashModel and Kardashian clan member Kendall Jenner's turn as a Pepsi-wielding protester has some on social media decrying the imagery as appropriation of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Starbucks CEO Stands By Pledge To Hire RefugeesStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz presided over his last annual shareholder meeting as head of the company Wednesday by standing by its pledge to hire refugees and expanding on goals to hire veterans and at-risk youth.
After 35 Years, Starbucks Ready To Enter ItalyHoward Schultz's vision for Starbucks was largely inspired by the coffee bars that he saw on his first trip to Milan more than three decades ago. Now, the CEO is ready to make the leap into the country that gave espresso to the world.
Coca-Cola Pitches Pairings From Ramen To LobsterWhat beverage goes best with anything from lobster to ramen? Coca-Cola wants you to think of soda. The company is trying to sell more of its flagship beverage by suggesting that the cola can accompany a wide range of meals.
Researchers Find LED Lights Improve Taste Of MilkVirginia Tech researchers have found that the type of lighting used in retail display cases can affect the taste of milk. Riboflavin, a nutrient in milk, oxidizes when exposed to fluorescent lights.
Dr Pepper Snapple Lays Out $1.7 Billion For BaiDr Pepper Snapple Group will pay $1.7 billion for Bai Brands, a fruity drink maker that counts pop star Justin Timberlake as an investor. Bai will help the company expand into the low-calorie beverage market.
Starbucks Customers Create Holiday Cup DesignsInstead of looking to its creative team, Starbucks turned to its customers to design its latest holiday cups. The company asked people to post their designs on Instagram, and 1,200 ideas came in.
PepsiCo Sees Sales Growth In Both Drinks & SnacksPepsiCo sold more of its beverages and Frito-Lay snacks in North America during the third quarter, helping the company deliver a profit that beat Wall Street expectations. Higher pricing also helped lift revenue.
Consumer Justice Cooler Challenge: Who Beat The Heat?We're testing the strength of some popular coolers as we get into the hottest time of the year.