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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.
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Starbucks nixes crushed-bug dye in frappes and pastries

Business & Finance : Money & Co (2 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. Read Post

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Made Healthy And Gluten & Dairy Free!

Ethnicity & Race / African American : Black And Married With Kids (12 hours ago)

Homemade Ice Cream using only fruit, coconut milk and dark chocolate?  Healthy Ice Cream and GLUTEN & DAIRY FREE!  I love Cherry Garcia from Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream so this is my twist, it’s the fruit with the chocolate chunks that ... Read Post

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... Read Post


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