Reporters try new Starbucks color-changing, unicorn drink


Starbucks has released its newest, dazzling creation — the Unicorn Frappuccino Blended Beverage.

The color-changing, flavor-changing drink will only be at Starbucks locations for a few days, according to the company’s website. The multi-colored drink has hints of sour and fruity flavors. The drink contains mango syrup, according to the Starbucks app.

“Swirl it to reveal a color-changing spectacle of purple and pink. It’s finished with whipped cream-sprinkled pink and blue fairy powders,” the Starbucks menu says.

The 16-ounce Unicorn Frappuccino is 410 calories and also includes 59 grams of sugar and 16 grams of fat. There is no caffeine in the drink.

Here’s how folks have responded on social media:

FIVE FAST BUSINESS READS

• LOCAL IMPACT: Another teen clothing retailer to close 400 stores

• Former Dayton firefighter starts Washington Twp. design company

• RETAIL ROUND-UP: 4 good announcements from stores this week

• After major growth, Allegiant looks to add more flights in Dayton

• JC Penney postponing store closures



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Business

Thousands of jobs at sake with 2018 NAFTA talks
Thousands of jobs at sake with 2018 NAFTA talks

If you wanted to renegotiate an aging but working trade treaty with two of your biggest, best customers, you’d think sweet talk and calm persuasion might work better than boorish bombast and shrill demands. Well, think again because the Trump Administration is now in charge and bombast and demands are standing protocols whether you’re dealing...
Ohio jobless rate ticks down in September
Ohio jobless rate ticks down in September

The Ohio unemployment rate slightly dipped September to 5.3 percent, down from 5.4 percent the previous month, according to the latest job report released today. Ohio’s non-agricultural wage and salary employment increased 10,500 over the month, from a revised 5,546,500 in August to 5,557,000 in September 2017, the Ohio Department of Job and...
Major Springfield employer sees at least $287M in hurricane costs
Major Springfield employer sees at least $287M in hurricane costs

Assurant, one of Springfield’s biggest employers, expects to record between $287 million and $294 million of reportable catastrophes related to three hurricanes that slammed Texas and the Caribbean in the third quarter this year. The company’s Global Housing Division, based in Springfield, provides insurance and related services in partnership...
House hunters, here are 5 secrets to getting the best home loan
House hunters, here are 5 secrets to getting the best home loan

Getting a home mortgage loan is one of the most important financial commitments most people will ever make, since the terms of your loan can affect your finances in a big way for years to come. Start shopping for a loan before you actually begin looking at homes, since this lets you know where you stand and gives you greater negotiating power with...
Downtown Springfield business owner sells after 15 years of growth
Downtown Springfield business owner sells after 15 years of growth

Pat Frock was skeptical at first when a friend encouraged her to buy Springfield Health and Fitness, a 250-square-foot space that was part of a cardiac rehab center in the Bushnell Building downtown. Frock, a regional vice president for Burger King at the time, originally planned to buy it just to sell off the gym equipment for a quick profit. Instead...
More Stories