Starbucks Is Going to Infuse Coffee with Olive Oil

Starbucks introduced a game-changing line of drinks this week that contains olive oil in its coffee. The "Oleato" line debuted in Italy today,

but American admirers are already giving their opinions. A global release is pending. The olive-oil coffee may be met with skepticism in the US.

The first European introduction comprises Partanna extra virgin olive oil-infused Caffé Latte, Iced Shaken Espresso, and cold brew with olive

oil cold foam. The Starbucks Reserve Milan Roastery will add an Iced Cortado and Golden Foam Espresso Martini to its Oleato menu.

The brand announced on Facebook that it was excited for customers to try the new line, but the flavor mix confused and even defied some.

"It's not even April 1st yet!" one Facebook user commented, suggesting the new line was an April Fool's Day hoax. "Nope. Another user said, "I'll drink black coffee.

Starbucks will introduce Oleato to Southern California this spring, followed by the U.K., Japan, and the Middle East later this year.

Starbucks CEO Howard Shultz said Italy inspired Oleato, so it's a good place to start. Schultz began drinking olive oil with his morning coffee in

Sicily last year. Inspired, he tried the two together and was "absolutely stunned at the unique flavor and texture created when the Partanna

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