McDonald’s ongoing effort to simultaneously appear to offer healthier food and attract hungry customers has resulted in a tentative partnership with yogurt maker Chobani. [More]
While there’s no ideal way to get spammed, and being hacked is an unpleasant experience overall, the latest attack on Snapchat looks kind of delicious. Users are reporting receiving photos of tasty smoothies with a spammy link from their friends, who are definitely not sending said drinkalicious photos. [More]
This Saturday Boston Market is giving away free smoothies at participating stores in a few states.
Today only you can get a $1 Jamba Juice smoothie at participating locations. It’s a push to promote their new Superfruit Smoothie flavors, Super Yumberry and Berry Yumberry. You know, when I was growing up, we had a Yumberry tree in our yard but we had to chop it down because the neighbor was complaining about all the Yumberries that kept falling into his yard.
A new smoothie cart across from the Museum of Natural History in New York City will be powered by bicycles, says the NY Post. If you pedal the blender yourself you can get $1 off.
Watch out Jamba Juice, Starbucks is coming for you. CEO Howard Schultz announced yesterday that the company would “make our first significant step forward into this category with the introduction of a Health and Wellness beverage platform.” That’s CEO for “We’re gonna make smoothies.”
On the heels of the success of their special new “not horrific tasting” coffee, Ralph Alvarez, president and chief operating officer of McDonald’s Corp, has announced that McDonald’s is exploring “destination beverages,” as part of a new strategy to provide drinks that don’t suck. “Destination beverages” include iced coffee, smoothies, and other “specialty coffee” items. Providing coffee that doesn’t taste like burnt cat hair has sent sales soaring 15%.—MEGHANN MARCO