Starbucks Seeks Patent for New Cold-Pressed Espresso

September 12, 2017

The process was designed by Starbucks’ research and development team.
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It’s no secret that cold coffee remains one of the most popular beverage segments no matter the season, and Starbucks wants to take it a step further with a patent-pending process.

The global coffee giant says it has developed a new cold extraction process to produce a concentrated shot of cold-pressed espresso that will be used as a base for several menu offerings. The shot debuted at Starbucks’ Reserve Roastery in Seattle on September 12, and serves as the foundation for three new beverages: