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Starbucks Canada to release new 'Tie-Dye Frappuccino' July 10

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Conrad Doyle | 11 July, 2019, 21:37

In contrast, a venti-sized Tie-Dye frappe has 75 grams of sugar, or three days' worth, all in one pink-and-purple concoction.

Just in time for the hottest part of summer, Starbucks is launching a special tie-dye Frappuccino. Get it while you can. Starting today, you can try one at Starbucks stores in the US and Canada, while supplies last. The new beverage is sweetened with vegan-friendly Crème Frappuccino Syrup, features a trio of powders colored with beets, turmeric, and spirulina, and can easily be ordered vegan by asking for plant-based milk and omitting whipped cream.

Here's what the Starbucks Tie-Dye Frappuccino tastes like.

It's similar to other novelty beverages Starbucks has launched in the past, such as the Unicorn Frappuccino and the Witch's Brew Frappuccino.

Novelty drinks like the Tie-Dye Frappuccino help Starbucks get consumers to come to stores, something the company has struggled with in the past.

The drink was marketed as both flavor and color-changing. As a relatively controversial flavor (in our office, at least, the sentiment is split on bananas in general and specifically artificial banana flavored things) it's an interesting move for Starbucks to make, but if you're one of those people who pulls all the banana-shaped Runts sweets out of the box first, this is up your alley.

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