Home » Starbucks To Stop Using Red Dye Made From Crushed Bugs
Beverage National

Starbucks To Stop Using Red Dye Made From Crushed Bugs

Starbucks will stop using a dye made from crushed bugs in its Strawberries & Crème Frappuccinos and other items after the ingredient prompted an outcry from customers, MSNBC reports.

The South Florida Business Journal reveals the Seattle-based brewer said it will gradually transition from using the cochineal extract as a red food dye to using lycopene, which is tomato-based, for red and pink food and drinks.

The transition is expected to be completed in the U.S. by the end of June.

The coffee chain recently was dubbed the nation’s most socially engaged company.

 

5 Ways To Weather Supply Chain Challenges

Consumers are accustomed to getting pretty much whatever they want, whenever they want it. For many, the pandemic was a huge wake-up call, as the nation’s supply chain faced unprecedented challenges. NGA addresses the trials independent retailers are facing with low order fill rates and offers solutions on how to navigate the supply and demand flux.

Learn More from NGA

Featured Photos

Featured Photo Barons Market Flagship Store
Point Loma Community
Huntington Beach, California
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap