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Starbucks Calls Shifting-Color Drink a 'Unicorn Frappuccino'



    Starbucks to Sell Unicorn Frappuccino

    For a limited time, Starbucks will sell the Unicorn Frappuccino. A unique twist on the frozen beverage has colors and flavors that change when you stir the drink.

    (Published Friday, May 5, 2017)

    Starbucks is calling a limited-time beverage that changes colors and flavors with a stir of the straw a "Unicorn Frappuccino."

    The chain says the drink was inspired by the trend of unicorn-themed food online and starts out purple with a sweet and fruity taste. It changes to pink and tart after it's stirred to mix in a blue drizzle.

    It will be available from April 19 to April 23 in the United States, Canada and Mexico, with a 12-ounce size containing 280 calories.

    Earlier this month, Seattle-based Starbucks also introduced a "Pink Drink" made with coconut milk and topped with strawberries. The company said it had previously been a customized drink that enjoyed "fandom online."