| Coffee |

Starbucks Rolling Out Coconut Milk at All Locations in February

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of South Florida and help keep the future of New Times free.

It's official, non-dairy drinkers and the soy averse are about to have another option at Starbucks: coconut milk. To be specific, "Starbucks Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk."

According to the mega chain, providing another milk alternative was the second most requested customer idea of all time on MyStarbucksIdea.com, and it earned more than 84,000 votes. So, Starbucks listened.

See also: Looks Like Coconut Milk Is Coming to Starbucks

According to a Starbucks spokesperson:

"Yes, we are excited to confirm that starting February 17, coconut milk will be available at Starbucks Stores nationwide as a non-dairy, non-soy alternative to add to your favorite Starbucks beverage. We only used single-origin coconuts from the tropical Indonesian island of Sumatra in Starbucks Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk."

The milk is also certified vegan. The price for adding coconut milk will be the same as soy milk: $.60 per drink.

They tested coconut milk in Cleveland and Oregon last year, and it earned enough positive reviews that the chain decided to move forward. A barista told the Miami New Times last September that they chose coconut milk in part to avoid allergy issues that are more common with some of the other nut milks.

According to Starbucks vice president, Christine Barone, the new addition goes great in an iced vanilla latte.

Follow Hannah on Twitter @hannahgetshappy.

Keep New Times Broward-Palm Beach Free... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering South Florida with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.