Costa Coffee Welcomes Back Seasonal Favourite Range
October 02, 2020 // Franchising.com // The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop*, Costa Coffee, welcomes back its much loved ‘Returning Favourites’ range, featuring a few new additions to surprise and delight this Autumn.
The selection of FIVE incredible fan-favourites are available across Costa Coffee stores and drive-thrus nationwide from Thursday 1st October 2020. From just £2.49** the real question is, which one will you try first? And which is your Seasonal Favourite?
Hold the front page! Winter warmers are back to Break The Internet
The much-loved Gingerbread Cream Latte makes a triumphant return, giving the Costa Coffee classic latte a generous dash of gingerbread syrup with cream topping featuring an adorable mini gingerbread man. A perfect pairing for wintery walks and long overdue catch-ups with friends.
Hot chocolate lovers need to look no further than the iconic Black Forest Hot Chocolate & Cream, a beautifully rich creamy chocolate complete with mouth-watering cherry sauce drizzle and shimmery chocolate curls, sure to win the affection of any chocolate fan. This classic fan favourite almost vanished forever, but a national outcry and petition from fans in 2016 sealed its return place at the top.
Looking for a twist on your trusted cappuccino? Then step right up and try the Cinnamon Spiced Cappuccino. With its trio of blended spices, cinnamon, nutmeg and star anise, this winter-warmer will leave you feeling warm from the inside out. What’s more, this festive feeling drink can be made Vegan by switching to a milk alternative, including Coconut, Almond or Oat milk.
You asked and we delivered
Last but certainly not least, Costa Coffee is excited to announce the return of the show stopping duo that is the Irish Velvet Cream Latte and Irish Velvet Cream Hot Chocolate. With their indulgent and comforting (yet non-alcoholic) flavourings of Irish Cream, this duo was hugely popular with the UK public when they debuted last year.
Eric Tavoukdjian, Commercial Marketing Director at Costa Coffee said: “We know how much our customers love our seasonal drinks and the flavour combinations we offer at this time each year. With the festive season almost upon us, we are delighted to be able to offer a taste of familiarity through a collection of handcrafted drinks that we know our customers have been missing.”
Available in stores and drive-thrus nationwide from Thursday 1st October 2020, Costa Coffee’s Returning Favourites range can be viewed online at the website.
*Allegra Strategies, 2019
- Gingerbread Cream Latte – from £2.89**
- Black Forest Hot Chocolate & Cream – from £2.93**
- Cinnamon Spiced Cappuccino – from £2.49**
- Irish Velvet Cream Latte – from £2.89**
- Irish Velvet Cream Hot Chocolate – from £2.93**
**VAT REDUCTION - Costa Coffee will pass on full 15% VAT reduction to customers across all food and drink in owned stores from Wednesday 15th July 2020. Over 2,600 Costa Coffee stores and 9,000+ plus Costa Express machines will reduce VAT, passing on the saving directly to customers.
Costa Coffee has recommended its franchise partners also pass on the saving, however, customers should check prices in store, as prices may vary in those stores operated by a franchise partner.
Please note, meal deals already have VAT reduced from total cost of offer. No additional deduction will be taken when customers pay at till.
About Costa Coffee
Founded in London by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa in 1971, Costa Coffee operates in 31 international markets, with over 2,600+ coffee shops in the UK&I and 1,200+ globally. We 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 ten international markets, with over 9,000+ coffee bars in the UK and more than 1,200+ 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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