Fact Sheet: Starbucks Holiday 2014 – What’s New

Starting November 12, customers will walk into Starbucks® stores nationwide to see them beautifully transformed for the holidays. This year, Starbucks is shining a light on everything that is unique about our customers, with a new gift selection so personal and affordable that there’s something for everyone. Starbucks handcrafted holiday beverages return in their iconic Red Cups with a delicious brand-new addition – the Chestnut Praline Latte. And we celebrate the 30th anniversary of a beloved favorite, Starbucks® Christmas Blend. Here is a look at what’s new.

New Starbucks® Dot Collection 2014

This year, the search for the perfect gift is over. Starbucks® Dot Collection 2014 offers drinkware in 100 different designs, each with a unique and artistic take on the iconic Starbucks green “dot” logo. The collection was dreamed up by Starbucks own design team, who let their imaginations go wild with bold color, expressive patterns, and tons of personality. Each mug is individually packaged in a festive red box – no gift wrap required! With this many fun choices, there is quite literally something for everyone.

New Starbucks Card Collection

The gift card just got personal. The new Starbucks Card Collection offers more than 100 different gift cards, from classic holiday themes and monograms to whimsical creations from the Starbucks design team. Customers can mix and match for coworkers, teachers, as stocking stuffers, and for any other Starbucks lover in their life.

New Chestnut Praline Latte

The Chestnut Praline Latte is Starbucks first new holiday handcrafted beverage in five years. Inspired by the time-honored holiday tradition of warm roasted chestnuts, this cozy beverage features Starbucks signature espresso combined with freshly steamed milk and flavors of caramelized chestnuts and spices. The drink is then finished with whipped cream and spiced praline crumbs for crunch.

New Celebrating 30 Years of Starbucks® Christmas Blend

Starbucks® Christmas Blend, a customer favorite that for decades has signaled the holiday season, turns 30 this year. Crafting Christmas Blend each season is a long-cherished tradition at Starbucks, combining bright Latin American coffees with rare aged beans from Sumatra, for those signature sweet spice notes.