Chinese Starbucks feature green tea Frappuccino,® according to an article in The Daily Mail. The Starbucks in China are offering up a green tea Frappuccino topped by sweetened whole kernels of red beans. Frappuccino is a name trademarked by Starbucks for a beverage made with coffee or tea and blended with ice and other ingredients.
Green tea is enjoyed around the world for its refreshing taste and many health benefits. Green tea is rich in polyphenols and L-theanine, ingredients available from Taiyo as Sunphenon and Suntheanine, respectively.
Starbucks also offers a Green Tea Créme Frappuccino topped with sweetened whip cream in some locations worldwide. This green tea Frappuccino is made with sweetened matcha green tea, milk and ice.
According to a review at Brand Eating, the intense flavor of matcha in a Green Tea Crème Frappuccino is softened by the flavors of milk and sugar to make a cool and refreshing drink. Brand Eating included nutritional information on the Green Tea Crème Frappuccino:
Nutritional Info – Venti 2% Green Tea Frappuccino with no whip (24 fl oz)
Calories – 420 (from Fat – 40)
Fat – 4g (Saturated Fat – 2g)
Sodium – 310mg
Carbs – 88g (Sugar – 86g)
Protein – 8g
Caffeine – 100mg