Starbucks Japan - 2014 "SAKURA" latte and frappuccino
As part of its 2014 "SAKURA" series, Starbucks Japan is going to release a seasonal cherry blossom-themed latte and frappuccino on February 15.
They are called "Sakura Chocolate Latte with Strawberry Flavor Topping" and "Sakura Chocolate Frappuccino with Strawberry Flavor Topping".
Sakura Chocolate Latte is a non-coffee drink including cherry blossom flavored white chocolate and strawberry flavored whipped cream and candy. Sakura Chocolate Frappuccino is a frozen version of the same drink.
Sakura Chocolate Latte with Strawberry Flavor Topping:
Short ¥430, Tall ¥470, Grande ¥510, Venti ¥550
Sakura Chocolate Frappuccino with Strawberry Flavor Topping:
Tall ¥510, Grande ¥550, Venti ¥590
There are lots of other items from the "SAKURA" series available such as tumblers and mugs. Since they are both seasonal and regional edition items, they could be great souvenirs for tourists!
This is the 2nd special edition cherry blossom-themed food item featured on Akihabaranews so far this year. Check out the sakura ice cream from a week ago:
Häagen-Dazs reminds us that Sakura season is coming soon