Post Profile

Starbucks To Phase Out Crushed Bugs From Pink Drinks & Pastries

Just as I was introduced to Starbucks coffee-free Strawberries and Creme Frappachino, I learn that its lovely ballet pink color is not from the mix of deep ripe strawberries and luscious thick cream.  Darn that I had o find out that a cactus feeding bug found in Central and South America is the mother of the color in Starbuck's pink drinks and desserts. Yum. Chopped cochineals.
read more


Related Posts

Starbucks Admits Its Strawberry Drinks Are Colored with Crushed Parasitic Beetles

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat (3 years ago)

Starbucks recently found itself in hot water when news that the red dyes used in their strawberry drinks contained cochineal, a coloring made from crushed parasitic beetles. The ingredient has turned more than a few stomachs as one ...

Just the Facts?: Starbucks Uses Dried BUGS! -- Wife Beating Instructions -- Smarter Than Einstein

Society & Culture / Paranormal : Phantoms and Monsters (3 years ago)

Starbucks reveals popular drink contains crushed BUGS! Have you ever wondered how Starbucks makes their Strawberry Frappuccinos look so vibrantly pink? The pink hue is thanks to crushed up insects, according to new information provi...

Starbucks nixes crushed-bug dye in frappes and pastries

Business & Finance : Money & Co (3 years ago)

Your Strawberries & Creme frappuchino will no longer feature a splash of bug – enough customers didn’t want to slurp crushed cochineal insects that Starbucks Corp. is ditching the red dye used in their making.

Starbucks Crushes Bugs in Pink Drinks

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (3 years ago)

The strawberry frappucino drinks at Starbucks are colored pink using cochineal extract -- which is made from the dried bodies of cochineal bugs -- instead of artificial dye. "My guess would be that the recipe changed about three or ...

Starbucks Strawberry Frappucinos Are Colored With Crushed Bugs, Not Fruit

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Blisstree: Eat (3 years ago)

Starbucks announced earlier this week that their Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino contains cochineal extract: a type of food coloring made from crushed bugs. Some think this could make the chain less appealing to vegans (although, t...


Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC