Starbucks Corp. will roll out its biggest drink size yet – the 31-ounce "Trenta" – in all of its U.S. coffee shops by May 3, according to Reuters News. The new size will be available only for iced coffee, iced tea and iced tea lemonade drinks in the U.S. The Trenta is 7 ounces larger than Starbucks' "Venti" cup for iced drinks, which currently is its largest size on offer.
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Editor's Insight: Starbucks is not the first national chain to offer an iced tea drink this large. McDonald's and Dunkin Donuts have 32-ounce iced tea drinks. Where Starbucks differs is in the price it charges: $3.30.
Give Starbucks credit for pushing the envelope. 01-18-11 by Elliot Maras