Starbucks UK Adds Oat Milk to Dairy-Free Range!
Before the new year, during Starbucks’ Fourth Quarter End Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call, chairman and CEO Kevin Johnson stated that “plant-based modifiers, including almond, coconut, and soy milk alternatives” were “fast-growing categories” for the company. EVP Global Chief Strategy Officer Matthew Ryan added that “plant-based beverages and alternatives” are a “big area of opportunity” and that “customers are asking for it.”
Perhaps as a result of those talks, in addition to having coconut, almond and soy milk in locations across the UK, Starbucks has added another option for those seeking dairy-free options. The company announced the news on Twitter yesterday: