Starbucks has expanded its growing vegan selection by introducing a protein-enriched coffee drink in the US and Canada.
The Protein Blended Cold Brew comes in both Almond and Cacao flavour, and contains either almond or coconut milk, and plant-based protein made from peas and brown rice.
The customisable beverage retails for $5.95 USD, contains between 10 and 12 grams of protein per serving and is currently available at select locations in the US and Canada.
At an investors meeting in June, CEO Kevin Johnson said: "Plant-based beverages, plant-based proteins are a choice that many consumers are gravitating towards."
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