Starbucks will sell three types of "JIMOTO Frappuccino. The three Frappuccinos are Ishikawa Iiji Bar Hojicha Frappuccino, Yamanashi Tetteh! Grape White Chocolate Cream Frappuccino, and Okinawa Kari Chinko Vanilla Caramel Frappuccino.
All will be available at Starbucks stores nationwide from August 3 through August 31. The sale will end as soon as they are gone.
Ishikawa Iiji Bar Hojicha Frappuccino
This Frappuccino was created with a focus on Kaga stick hojicha tea, which has a long history and is familiar as a daily staple in the region. It is said that Kaga stick hojicha began by roasting the stems of the tea, which were originally discarded. The base is a blend of milk and Kaga-bo hojicha, and the whipped cream is also topped with Kaga-bo hojicha powder. Along with the milky flavor, the soft aroma and rich flavor of Kaga-bo hojicha can be fully enjoyed in this cup. Of the hojicha used, more than 85% is Kaga-bo hojicha. Tall size only, 668 yen for To go, 680 yen for eat-in (tax included, same below).
Yamanashi Tete! Grape White Chocolate Cream Frappuccino
A gently sweet white chocolate flavored base is marbled and swirled with juicy tasting Yamanashi grape sauce, and finished with a combination of grape sauce and white chocolate flavored syrup topped with a whipped cream topping. The whole cup is layered with the mellow sweetness of Yamanashi grapes and the flavor of white chocolate. The cup is said to offer a taste that makes you want to say, "Yamanashi is so good!
The product contains less than 5.0% grape juice and less than 0.5% cacao. Of the grape ingredients used, the ratio of grapes grown in Yamanashi Prefecture is at least 51%. The price is 668 yen for To go and 680 yen for eat-in.
Okinawa Kari Chinko Vanilla Caramel Frappuccino
This Frappuccino was inspired by the traditional Okinawan snack "chinsuko," which has evolved with the times while preserving its traditions, and has been passed down to the present day. The vanilla and milk flavored base is accented with the crunchy texture of the savory "chinsuko," and caramel sauce is added to the base. To finish it off, it is topped with whipped cream and "chinsuko". The combination of the crushed Chinsuko, vanilla flavor, and caramel sauce creates a dessert-like texture with a gentle flavor and texture. The price is 668 yen for To go and 680 yen for eat-in.