It's only been a few weeks since Starbucks rolled out a new collection of tumblers that change color upon contact with cold liquids, but the eye-catching containers are already flying off shelves. If you're one of the many fans who've yet to get your hands on the coveted five-pack, you might be wondering if Starbucks will restock color-changing cups for 2020. There's good news if you're in the market for a cold cup with a vibrant hue this summer.
The coffee giant first introduced the color-changing technology to customers with a line of reusable pastel-hued containers that quickly took over social media during the summer of 2019. With the cups' 'Gram-worthy color scheme and the cool hue-changing effects when it came into contact with a cold beverage, the product flew off shelves — and Starbucks decided to follow-up the limited-edition collection with a new set of cups for summer 2020.
The five-pack of 24-ounce cold cups, which come in Tomato, Peach, Marigold, Sea, and Cobalt this year, are retailing for $18.95 at all participating Starbucks locations and are available for purchase while supplies last. However, considering you're paying less than $4 for each of these bad boys and how cool they look before and after they start changing color, many Starbucks fans have already reported that their stores have already sold out of the limited-edition item.
Unfortunately, Starbucks doesn't currently have an online store and customers are currently unable to buy merch on delivery apps like Uber Eats. However, the company says the line of color-changing cups will be "restocked throughout the summer" at both Starbucks licensed stores (like the ones in Target) as well as company stores that sell merchandise and other products, meaning you shouldn't lose hope if you don't happen to see the cups during your next grocery run.
As of publication on May 26, Starbucks doesn't have a set restocking schedule for these 'Gram-worthy tumblers, but they'll be rolling them out all summer long. If you're trying to locate one of these color-changing sets, your best bet is calling ahead and checking if they have any, or asking your barista when picking up at a Starbucks store or visiting one of the drive-thrus.
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