To celebrate the return of pumpkin season, Los Angeles-based Califia Farms announced an addition to its fall product lineup: Pumpkin Spice Oat Barista. Inspired by the success of Califia's best-selling Oat Barista Blend, Pumpkin Spice Oat Barista froths and steams beautifully and is made with simple, plant-based ingredients, including real pumpkin puree plus cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger, the company says.
7-Eleven, Irving, Texas, announced its fall lineup of pumpkin-flavored coffee drinks. The Pumpkin Spice Latte obsession became a cultural phenomenon that is celebrated earlier and earlier each year and recently, has become something most would consider cheugy.
This fall, STōK Cold Brew, a brand of Danone North America, Broomfield, Colo., and White Plains, N.Y., is changing everything coffee-drinkers know about the season of pumpkin spice with new STōK Pumpkin Cold Brew, it says.
Philadelphia-based La Colombe Coffee Roasters announced the early release of its seasonal batch of Pumpkin Spice Draft Latte. Made with cold-pressed espresso and fresh milk, then combined with real pumpkin puree and a blend of natural spices, La Colombe Pumpkin Spice Draft Latte is available online, in cafés, and in select retailers nationwide, the company says.
Company introduces Teavana Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Latte
September 5, 2017
When a group of Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. employees teamed up to create a fall espresso beverage 14 years ago, little did they realize that they would be launching a nationwide trend that would extend far beyond coffee.
IFT spokesperson answers questions about recipe, safety of seasonal beverage
November 5, 2014
To offer insight into the research and development side of the popular seasonal beverage pumpkin spice lattes, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Chicago, released a video and Q&A with food scientist and IFT spokesperson Kantha Shelke. Through these platforms, Shelke shares how the drink and the spice mix is made, explains any safety concerns involving the ingredients, and offers the science behind why consumers love it so much.
Data reflects on 2012 sales, projects successful 2013
October 2, 2013
According to New York-based Nielsen, pumpkin-flavored seasonal foods and beverages are appearing on store shelves and menus earlier this fall than in previous years. This early arrival might set the seasonal flavor up for another successful season, it suggests.