Coffee with olive oil
The American chain Starbucks presented Oleato, a new line of drinks that combines Starbucks Arabica coffee with extra virgin olive oil. “Infusing Starbucks coffee with extra virgin olive oil produced a rich, velvety texture, with the round, buttery flavors imparted by the olive oil perfectly harmonizing with the sweet, chocolaty notes of the coffee. .”, according to the North American company.
Starbucks will launch this range in its stores in Italy, including Oleato Caffè Latte, Oleato Iced Shaken Espresso and < em >Oleato Golden Foam Cold Brew. The chain will also launch Oleato in select markets around the world, beginning with Southern California in the US, Japan, the Middle East and the UK.
“Oleato represents the next coffee revolution, bringing together an alchemy of nature’s finest ingredients: Starbucks Arabica coffee beans and extra virgin olive oil,” said Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks.
The company pointed out that “the continuous search for inspiration has revealed a family tradition that has existed for generations in the regions of Italy: allocating a spoonful of ‘extra virgin olive oil’ try every day as a ritual.’. According to the American chain, the olives have been carefully selected to pair perfectly with Starbucks coffee.
For her part, Amy Dilger, Starbucks Senior Beverage Developer, noted that “when developing this new line, we were inspired by the rich history and origins of coffee. and extra virgin olive oil.”