Costa Coffee announces new limited-edition March menu for Spring
March 12, 2020 // Franchising.com // Costa Coffee, the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop1 for the tenth consecutive year, is stepping into spring with the launch of its new limited-edition March menu. The line-up includes a flurry of exciting newcomers alongside much-loved returning favourites, all landing in stores nationwide from Thursday 5th March 2020.
Welcome back to the Flat Family
This season sees the return of the extended Flat Family! As the first major UK branded chain to roll out the iconic Flat White across its stores nationwide in 2010, Costa Coffee is delighted to celebrate ten years of its iconic, signature coffee, with even more variations on offer… Hold on to your hat – the Flat Black is back!
Designed for the coffee purists, the Costa Coffee Flat Family now features the velvety smooth Flat White, Oat Flat White, Coconut Flat White and the returning Flat Black, a more intense black coffee. Using the purest coffee extraction method to capture three short espresso shots – just the first 10ml (Cortissimo). The fan favourite Flat Black brings out the sweet kernel of the coffee bean to make that morning brew extra special. Coffee lovers can also upgrade to a rich and bright Colombian Character Roast for an extra 25p to add subtle fruits, sweet caramel and a smooth honey taste.
With more alternative options…NEW Oat dairy alternative
March sees an exciting new addition to Costa Coffee’s alternative milk offering, with Alpro Oat2. The latest dairy alternative adds a hint of creaminess and rich, honeyed taste of oats to any hand-crafted coffee or hot chocolate on the menu. Customers now have a choice of whole, semi-skimmed, skimmed milk or Alpro Soya free of charge. Alternative2 options are available for an extra 45p, including; Arla Lactofree milk, Alpro Almond, Alpro Coconut and Alpro Oat.
Introducing… The Chocolate & Caramel muffin made with Rolo©
Do you love anyone enough to give them your last Rolo©? Well, now you can with the NEW Costa Coffee Chocolate & Caramel muffin made with Rolo©. This oh-so Insta-worthy and decadent chocolate muffin is filled with an indulgent caramel sauce, topped with sticky caramel icing and finished with three mini Rolo©s for the ultimate sweet treat. Almost too good to share, it is set to be one of the most sought-after items on the menu this season.
Say hello to a delicious Hot Chocolate Trio
Here to satisfy all chocolate lovers, Costa Coffee’s new Hot Chocolate Trio will see Costa Coffee’s signature Hot Chocolate, fan-favourite White Hot Chocolate and trend-setting Ruby Cocoa Hot Chocolate feature on menus nationwide.
The newest addition to the team, the Ruby Cocoa Hot Chocolate has been setting Instagram feeds alight this year. Made using a rare ruby cocoa bean, which gives the drink its fabulous pink hue, fans have been swooning over this iconic hot chocolate.
Sweet treats for a sweet season
Set to make those catch-ups over coffee even richer, the NEW Salted Caramel Brownie makes its debut on menus nationwide, with the delicious combination of dark chocolate, salted caramel and milk chocolate chunks. Looking for something with a fruity twist? The limited-edition Belgian Bun is a soft, chewy dough bun containing a lemon filling and juicy sultanas and is perfectly finished with white icing and topped with a cherry.
On the run and looking for something quick and easy to grab, the ever-popular snack brand PROPER Chips and PROPER Popcorn are now available for those too busy to take a break. Pop in and purchase your favourite flavour or a packet of Burts Crisps for that afternoon pick-me-up to help get you through the day.
Get great value deals, everyday
Start the day right; purchase a Medio or Massimo coffee to enjoy and you’ll also be able to get your hands on a breakfast bap or muffin for an extra £2; or a croissant or toast for just an extra £1 any time before 11am. Enjoy more banger for your buck with Costa Coffee’s new and improved deals offering, with 20% more ham now included in the classic British Ham & Cheese Toastie and extra sausage with the British Pork Sausage Bap. Great value to enjoy every day!
The lunch menu features new flavours to savour, including the Cumberland Sausage & Caramelised Onion Toastie, New York Deli Pastrami & Emmental Toastie3 and the NEW Three Cheese & Chutney Toastie.
Love our Meal Deal? Pop into your local Costa Coffee store and grab a selected soup, Panini or any store made baguette, with a selected snack and signature Primo hot or iced beverage for £4.95 – and save up to £2.55! Available from 11am until closing. See our website for full terms & conditions.
Eric Tavoukdjian, Commercial Marketing Director at Costa Coffee said: “Being awarded the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop for the tenth-year running is an amazing accolade, but we simply couldn’t have achieved this without the support of our customers.
We’re passionate about putting customer experience at the heart of what we do, so this spring, we’re thrilled to introduce a limited-edition menu to excite and delight. We’re happy to bring back some amazing returning favourites as well as introducing new and exciting innovations, including our new limited-edition Chocolate & Caramel muffin made with Rolo® and Flat Black – too delicious to miss!”.
Costa Coffee’s spring menu will be available in stores nationwide from Thursday 5th March 2020 and can be viewed online at www.costa.co.uk
To request items for review, please contact the Costa Coffee press office on 020 3196 9668 or at Costateam@onegreenbean.com
Product inclusion notes:
[All menu items are subject to availability]
1 Allegra Strategies, 2019
2 Costa Coffee’s NEW Oat offering will be available to customers for 45p. Customers now have a choice of Whole milk (dairy), Semi-Skimmed (dairy), Skimmed (dairy), Arla Lactofree milk (dairy) (+45p), Alpro Almond (+45p), Alpro Coconut (+45p), Alpro Soya or Alpro Oat (+45p) to personalise their favourite drink.
3Available in limited stores only
*® Reg. Trademark of Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.
- Flat White – from £2.70
- Oat or Coconut Flat White – from £3.20
- Flat Black – from £2.35 RETURNING
- Hot Chocolate – from £2.70
- White Hot Chocolate – from £2.70
- Ruby Cocoa Hot Chocolate – from £3.35
Sweet and Snacks
- Chocolate & Caramel Muffin made with Rolo© – from £2.25 NEW!
- Salted Caramel Muffin – from £1.95 RETURNING
- White Chocolate & Honeycomb Trillionaires – from £1.95 RETURNING
- Salted Caramel Brownie – from £2.25 NEW!
- Belgian Bun – from £1.95 NEW!
- Terry’s Chocolate Orange Muffin – from £2.25 RETURNING
- Iced Fruit Slice – from £1.80 NEW!
- Raspberry and Coconut Bar – from £1.80 NEW!
- All Butter Belgian Chocolate Cookie – from £1.85 Baked daily in selected stores
- PROPER Corn Sweet and Salty Popcorn – from £1.00 NEW!
- PROPER Chips Sour Cream & Chive – from £1.00 NEW!
- PROPER Chips Barbeque – from £1.00 NEW!
- Burts Sea Salt & Malt Vinegar – from £1.00 NEW!
- Burts Mature Cheddar & Spring Onion – from £1.00 NEW!
- Burts Sea Salt – from £1.00 NEW!
- Burts Thai Sweet Chilli – from £1.00 NEW!
- Apple & Grapes – from £1.60 NEW!
- Melon Medley – from £2.00 NEW!
- All Day Sausage, Bacon & Egg Bloomer – from £3.95 NEW!
- Free Range Egg & Spinach Pot – from £1.60 NEW!
- British Pulled Chicken & Bacon Panini – from £3.95 NEW!
- Three Cheese & Chutney Toastie – from £3.95 NEW!
- Cumberland Sausage & Caramelised Onion Toastie – from £3.95 NEW!
- New York Deli Pastrami & Emmental Toastie – from £3.95 NEW!
- British Smoked Bacon Bap – from £2.95 IMPROVED RECIPE
- British Pork Sausage Bap – from £2.95 IMPROVED RECIPE
- British Ham & Cheese Toastie – from £2.95 IMPROVED RECIPE
- Wiltshire Ham & Mature Cheddar Toastie – 20% Extra Ham – from £3.95 IMPROVED RECIPE
About Costa Coffee
Founded in London by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa in 1971, Costa Coffee operates in 31 international markets, with over 2,700+ coffee shops in the UK&I and 1,200+ globally. We are the fastest growing coffee shop business in the UK&I and are proud to be the nation’s favourite coffee shop, having been awarded “Best Branded Coffee Shop Chain in the UK and Ireland" by Allegra Strategies for ten consecutive years (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019).
Making a positive contribution to the communities we are part of its extremely important to us, both here in the UK and across the world. That’s why we established The Costa Foundation, a registered charity with the aim of improving the life chances of children in coffee growing communities by helping them access a safe, quality education. So far, the Costa Foundation has funded over 80 school projects and changed the lives of more than 75,000 children. We also have a UK-wide Community Programme, which enables our teams to volunteer their time to good causes locally and to invite community groups to make use of our welcoming space in store.
In 2011, Costa Coffee purchased Coffee Nation, which is now Costa Express. Today, Costa Express operates in nine international markets, with over 8,500+ coffee bars in the UK and more than 1,000+ globally. Proudly serving the same famous Mocha Italia blend found in stores, combined with fresh milk to create a delicious and warming cup of coffee on the go.
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