Starbucks debuts Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal
SEATTLE — Starbucks Coffee Co. has introduced Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal that features a blend of steel-cut and rolled oats, blueberries, a fruit, nut and seed medley and agave syrup.
“We know many people make wellness resolutions to kick-off the new year, and we’re excited to offer steel-cut oats and fresh fruit as part of our new oatmeal offering with Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal,” said Mary Wagner, Ph.D., senior vice-president of research and development at Starbucks. “Starbucks oatmeal has been a customer favorite since its launch in 2008 and we’re committed to continuing to innovate and provide selections that support a healthy lifestyle.”
Hearty Blueberry Oatmeal has 7 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber in a 280-calorie bowl. The oatmeal has a suggested retail price of $3.45.
Starbucks also has changed the name of its “Perfect Oatmeal” to “Classic Oatmeal” and has altered the recipe to include a steel-cut and rolled oats blend. The oatmeal has a suggested retail price of $2.75.