Select Starbucks selling $7 grande Costa Rican roast

Select Starbucks selling $7 grande Costa Rican roast

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Select Starbucks selling $7 grande Costa Rican roast

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by KING 5 News

kgw.com

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 8:51 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 28 at 9:12 AM

SEATTLE --  Starbucks is selling a premium new coffee at a premium price.

'Costa Rica Finca Palmilera' will set you back $6 for a tall cup and $7 for a grande.

It's made from a rare, hard-to-grow strainf of coffee called 'Geisha.' A limited amount was picked at farm in Costa Rica, whose entire harvest was purchased by the Seattle-based firm, then roasted at corporate headquarters.

According to the Starbucks Melody blog, the  varietal coffee is being sold at just 46 Clover Starbucks stores, all in the Pacific Northwest.

 

 

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