Starbucks faces supply issue, many items missing on menu

A Starbucks spokesperson confirmed the shortage and said the coffee chain is working with supply chain vendors to get customers’ favorites back in stores soon.
  • Nusra Deputy Features Editor
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In last few months we have been hearing stories about supply chain issues at various restaurants and too much surprise Starbucks is the latest victim of a widespread supply shortage in the US.

According to reports, Starbucks popular’s like chai tea bags, iced green tea, hazelnut syrup and toffee nut syrup are not available at the supply front.

A Starbucks spokesperson confirmed the shortage and said the coffee chain is working with supply chain vendors to get customers’ favorites back in stores soon.

“This is the worst day of my life,” one customer wrote on Twitter after reports of Starbucks putting around 25 items on a ‘temporary hold’ due to ongoing supply issues.

“We’re experiencing temporary supply shortages of some of our products,” shared Sanja Gould, Director, Consumer PR Starbucks Retail, Channel Development & Emerging Brands to McClatchy News.

She also added that specific items will vary by market and store, and some stores will experience outages of various items at the same time. “We apologize for the inconvenience,” she added.

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