Here’s what Starbucks has in store for you this summer

Starbucks Philippines has you and your summer mood in mind, with enticing Frappuccinos, coffees you can enjoy at home, pastries best paired with brewed coffee, dark chocolate for the certified chocoholic, two kinds of Starbucks rewards cards, and a promo to mark Earth Day. Read on.

Handrafted Frappuccino flavors

The new Pop’zel Coffee Frappuccino (above left) combines classic coffee Frappuccino with popcorn and pretzel syrup topped with caramel popcorn and salted pretzel over whipped cream. Meanwhile, Roasted Marshmallow S’mores Frappuccino (above right), a returning favorite, is a vanilla-flavored Frappuccino layered with marshmallow whipped cream, chocolate sauce graham crumble, and finished with more whipped cream and more graham crumble on top.

Tall P175 | Grande P190 | Venti P205


Starbucks coffee to enjoy at home

Here’s something different and which you can savor at home.

Starbucks Kati Kati Blend and VIA Iced Coffee.

Starbucks Kati Blend is bright and medium-bodied, a balance between the citrus and spice notes from Kenya and the floral aromas and crisp acidity from Ethiopia.

Complementary flavors: Lemon, Grapefruit, Orange, and Dark Chocolate. | P445

Starbucks VIA Iced Coffee is caramelly-smooth with hints of citrus, lightly sweetened with cane sugar for a balanced, refreshing drink. Made from 100% Arabia beans from Latin America, and formulated to dissolve in cold water instantly. P285

Starbucks Reserve Nicaragua La Roca and Starbucks Reserve Costa Rica Vista Del Mar Yellow Honey.

Starbucks Reserve Nicaragua has notes of orange hibiscus and red plum.

Complementary Flavors: Sweet Cookies, Cakes, Orange Zest, and Milk Chocolate. | P495

Starbucks Reserve Costa Rica Vista Del Mar Yellow Honey is processed using the yellow honey method that brings a unique cup from West Valley Costa Rica and has flavors of honey and sugarcane.

Complementary Flavors: Green Apples and Baklava. | P495

The above Starbucks Reserve products are available only at Starbucks Reserve Stores:

  • Tomas Morato, QC
  • The Sapphire Block, Pasig City
  • S’Maison, Pasay City
  • Eight Forbes Town, Bonifacio Global City
  • Central Square, Bonifacio Global City
  • Keyland Centre, Makati City
  • Signa Designer Residences, Makati City
  • 14 Jupiter, Makati City


A summer snack or two

If you’d like something filling and can be paired with either a Frappuccino or a cup of brewed coffee, you’re going to like these:

Banana Chocolate Danish

Banana Chocolate Danish: buttery and flaky Danish filled with chocolate and sliced with banana topped with slivers of almond. P95

Roast Beef Deli on Ciabatta Bread

Roast Beef Deli on Ciabatta Bread: slow-roasted beef, sliced button mushrooms, sweet and tangy pickles, and horseradish spread are layered on toasted rosemary ciabatta bread. P165


65% Dark Chocolate

65% Dark Chocolate

Chocoholics, listen: this has 65% of cocoa solids and has a distinct fruity flavor profile. P70


New Starbucks rewards cards

Starbucks Frappuccino Diecut Cards

For My Starbucks Rewards members, Starbucks Frappuccino die-cut cards will be available in new colorways, and can be bought for an initial activation fee of ₱1,000.

Stay Cool Card

Meanwhile, the new ‘Stay Cool’ card will be available for ₱300. Both rewards cards will be in Starbucks stores starting April 18.


Earth Day promo

Starbucks Night Sky Reusable Cup.

To celebrate Earth Day, you can buy a Starbucks Night Sky Reusable Cup on April 21 and 22 for just ₱100 with every purchase of a Grande handcrafted beverage. You may also opt for a 10 % discount on any merchandise (except brewere). This promo cannot be combined with other offers promos. Purchased beverage will earn a Beverage Star if paid using a Starbucks Card.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for