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COSTA COFFEE SPRINGS INTO MARCH WITH FRESH NEW MENU

Press release   •   Mar 07, 2019 15:50 GMT

The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, Costa Coffee is putting a spring in its step with the launch of the new March menu to complement its range of signature handcrafted coffees. Available in stores nationwide from Thursday 7 March, the refreshed menu comes complete with brand new savoury and sensational sweet options to tickle everyone’s taste buds.

With Easter just around the corner the menu features favourites including the new chocolatey-filled Cornflake Nest which is topped with mini Easter eggs. The sweet menu includes the light and crispy Costa Coffee Snackwafers, available in two cream filled flavours; cocoaand vanilla. The popular Choc-O-Crunch is making a seasonal come back – a ring of crispy rice bound in caramel flavouring and covered in three pastel shades of white chocolate.

Following the launch of an expanded range of milk options including Almond Drink and Lactofree Milk earlier this year, Costa Coffee has continued to ensure there is something for everyone with an increased range of gluten free and vegan menu items. The menu includes a Gluten-Free Raspberry & Coconut Bar – a gluten free pastry with a raspberry and sultana filling, and a coconut topping as well as the new Dairy Free Gluten-Free Vegan Fruity Flapjack filled with gluten free oats, sultanas, cranberries and apricots.

For those looking for a savoury hit, the fabulous Cheese Scone and Cheese Twist are back on the menu!

Served warm, the Cheese Scone isenclosed withmature Irish cheddar, parmesan style cheese, chives and a spice hit of cayenne pepper to give a luxuriously indulgent eat. The classic Cheese Twist sees a buttery puff pastry complete with mature cheddar and parmesan style cheese to give the ultimate cheesy snack.

Those looking for a healthier breakfast option this month are also covered with the introduction of the Costa Coffee bircher. Made with Greek style yoghurt, grated apple, apple juice, oats, blueberry and mixed berry compote, the spring breakfast is topped with dried cranberries and pumpkin seeds.

Commercial Marketing Director, Eric Tavoukdjian at CostaCoffeesaid:With spring being a time to try new something new, there is no better time to introduce new seasonal items for our customers to enjoy. We are excited to expand our vegetarian and gluten-free range, as well as offering a variety of Easter themed treats to Costa fans.”

Costa Coffee’s March menu will be available in stores from Thursday 7 March and can be viewed online at www.costa.co.uk

Founded in London by Italian brothers Sergio and Bruno Costa in 1971, Costa Coffee operates over 2,600+ coffee shops in the UK and more than 1,300+ in 31 international markets we are the fastest growing coffee shop business in the UK and are proud to be the UK’s favourite coffee shop, having been awarded “Best Branded Coffee Shop Chain in the UK and Ireland" by Allegra Strategies for nine years running (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018).

Making a positive contribution to the communities we are part of is extremely important to us, both here in the UK and across the world. That’s why we established The Costa Foundation, a registered charity with the aim of improving the life chances of children in coffee growing communities by helping them access a safe, quality education. So far, the Costa Foundation has funded over 80 school projects and changed the lives of more than 75,000 children. We also have a UK-wide Community Programme, which enables our teams to volunteer their time to good causes locally and to invite community groups to make use of our welcoming space in store.

In 2011 Costa Coffee purchased Coffee Nation rebranding it to Costa Express. Today, Costa Express operates over 8,500+ coffee bars in five international markets and proudly serves the same famous Mocha Italia blend found in stores, combined with fresh milk to create a delicious and warming cup of coffee on the go.