Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Returns to Menu, But at Higher Price Point – Internet Reacts
Pumpkin Spice lovers everywhere are rejoicing as the Fall season sets in and their favorite coffee drinks return to menus. But, some Starbucks customers may be disappointed to find out that their favorite beverage will be hitting them in the pocketbooks harder than ever before this year.
According to reports, Starbucks will return its ever-popular Pumpkin Spice items to its menu on Tuesday, August 30th. While the menu item is making its comeback at the perfect time, it may not be returning at the perfect price for some customers.
Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Returning to Menu, But at Higher Price Point
Yes, reports say that Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice latte in a grande size will run customers anywhere from $5.45 to $5.95 depending on which location consumers are buying from. Reports say that this is roughly a 9% increase from the typical price point of a grande PSL.
The price hike stands along with Starbucks', as well as many other restaurants, menu item price increases. This is just one more place where consumers are feeling the effects of inflation.
As Starbucks nears twenty years of serving its beloved Pumpkin Spice, which was reportedly first served back in 2003, many customers have let their feelings about the price increase be known on social media. Check out some reactions to the news from Twitter below.
Internet Reacts to Starbucks Price Hike on Pumpkin Spice Latte
Will you still line up to get your Pumpkin Spice fix? Or is this higher price point keeping you away from Starbucks altogether? Let us know in the comments.
More from @StarbucksNews on Twitter with their returning or new fall menu items.
See the full report from @ABC7 on Twitter below.