Top coffee retailer Starbucks is introducing a new trial run of a breakfast and lunch food options with fresh food brand Pod. The aim is to pair great coffee with great food, Starbucks also wanted to demonstrate their continued commitment to exploring how they can deliver a more improved food offering. Starbucks offer 80,000 different ways to customise their drinks and now want to increase their food offerings.
Starbucks is the premier roaster and coffee retailer around the globe; founded in 1971 the company are dedicated to ethically sourcing the highest quality Arabic coffee.
Pod is a modern food business founded by Tim Hall in 2005. The business currently has 23 stores in London. Pod was set up to encourage people to enjoy healthier lives and demolish the perception that healthy food can’t be quick, easy and interesting. The food Pod offers has genuine health benefits and cook with ingredients essential for heart health. Pod has changed the way people eat on the move by being one of the first to serve porridge to back in 2005.
The breakfast menu includes; Superfood Scrambled Eggs with whole grain toast, Bee Pollen Bircher Muesli, Mango and toasted almond yoghurt, Pod Porridge with Honey and Pumpkin Seeds (which is gluten free) and a Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Bagel. More standard breakfast foods are also on the menu such as a Classic Fruit salad, Ham and Cheese Croissant and a Cheese and Tomato Croissant.
The lunch range available will consist of a Hummus and Falafel wrap, pulled pork and pod slaw salad, free-range boiled eggs, shredded pork wrap, Thai Red chicken Hot Pod, Barbecue chicken Hot Pod, Falafel and Hummus Nutri Pod.
The trial launches today in three of their main London stores based in Harewood Place (just of Oxford Street) Pentonville Road and Moorgate. If the trial is successful this could lead on to the menu being spread out to more of their coffee shops across the UK.