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Chilled Spring-Ready Beverages

Starbucks Japan Has Released Its Sakura Caramel Milk Beverage

— February 6, 2018 — Lifestyle
Starbucks Japan has been releasing a series of pink-hued drinks in anticipation of Valentine's Day, with its Sakura Caramel Milk beverage, being the most introduction.

As its name suggests, this beverage combines flavors of cherry and caramel, as well as sweet mixed berries. The rosy drink resembles the brand's popular Frappuccino, as it features creamy milk and crushed ice. To make matters even more enticing, this drink arrives in a chilled to-go cup that boasts an adorable, spring-ready floral design.

In addition to following the same color palette as its Valentine's Day line, this beverage's release coincides with cherry blossom season, making for the perfect drink to help an individual prepare for the warmer season.


Image Credit: Hypebae
Trend Themes
1. Pink-hued Beverages - Opportunity to create and market pink-colored drinks that tap into the Valentine's Day theme.
2. Cherry Blossom Flavors - Incorporate cherry blossom flavors into beverages to appeal to consumers during cherry blossom season.
3. Spring-ready Cups - Design chilled beverage cups with floral designs to create a sense of anticipation for the warmer season.
Industry Implications
1. Beverage Industry - Explore new flavors and color options to capitalize on seasonal trends.
2. Hospitality Industry - Implement seasonal drink offerings to attract customers during special occasions like Valentine's Day and cherry blossom season.
3. Packaging Industry - Develop creative and appealing designs for beverage cups to enhance the overall product experience.
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