You Won’t Believe What Starbucks Puts In One Of Their Drinks! [POLL]
Unless you enjoy the “all natural” aspect of your drink at Starbucks, you may want to read this before you order your next Frappuchinno.
The Starbucks Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino contains cochineal extract, a food dye made from… ground-up insects. According to the website Thisdishisvegetarian.com, a Starbucks barista sent them picture of the strawberry sauce’s ingredient list confirming that it does contain the insect extract.
A spokesman for Starbucks said, “The strawberry base for our Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino does contain cochineal extract, a common natural dye that is used in the food industry, and it helps us move away from artificial ingredients.”