Starbucks Turns Big 4-0, Offers Petite Party Favor

by Meaghan Morelli03/10/11

Starbucks is celebrating four decades of java joy by offering a sweet treat to customers. From March 10-12, drop into any Starbucks location (and there are plenty in Fairfield County) between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. and they’ll give you a Starbucks Petite -- a little bite-sized confection clocking in at under 200 calories -- for free, with the purchase of a custom beverage. Petites come in eight varieties and will be available while supplies last. Sounds like a good reason to be the one to make the office coffee run, no?

Did you sample your free Petite? And was the line-up longer

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Thirsty? Starbucks Supersizes to the Trenta

by Alexandra Corbett01/18/11

Listen up, Starbucks lovers: The coffee giant will begin rolling out its largest cup size—the Trenta, which holds a whopping 31 ounces of your favorite beverage.

The Seattle-based coffee company said Monday that its new jumbo-size will be available for iced coffee, Tazo iced tea and iced tea lemonade starting Tuesday. It is just short of a quart's worth of a beverage.

Starbucks says Trenta, which means 30 in Italian, will cost about 50 cents more than the 20-ounce Venti size.

The new cups will be introduced Tuesday in 14 states: Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina,

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