VEVEY, Switzerland – Nespresso and Starbucks have teamed up to launch the Nespresso | Starbucks Reserve Remix Blend. The limited-edition double espresso coffee capsule offers Vertuo enthusiasts an experience that brings the heritage and craft of two global coffee leaders to the comfort of their own home.
This co-creation from Nespresso and Starbucks demonstrates how the two companies are “pushing boundaries in the industry to bring a new blend to consumers.”
The Nespresso I Starbucks Reserve Remix Blend is available online
and in select Nespresso boutiques, as well as Starbucks Reserve Roasteries and select Reserve locations in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Karsten Ranitzsch, Global Head of Coffee at Nespresso, said: “Our collaboration with Starbucks brings together two coffees in an iconic and unexpected venture, creating an incredible tasting new blend to give coffee lovers a memorable sensorial experience. The Nespresso Starbucks Reserve Remix Blend is a true co-creation between two distinguished coffee brands, who both aim to continue to delight customers with an ever-evolving offering.”
Andrew Linnemann, vice president of Global Coffee & Tea at Starbucks, said: “When creating the blend, our vision was to craft a luxurious coffee experience for customers to enjoy at home. We’re excited to offer this completely new blend of Starbucks Reserve coffee with Nespresso, capturing our passion and love of origin in every cup.”
In this partnership between Nespresso and Starbucks, Nespresso I Starbucks Reserve Remix Blend merges Starbucks Aged Sumatra and Nespresso’s Ethiopia Mokaboji coffees, to create an elevated double espresso blend that features notes of wild berry and sweet spice, with slight hints of citrus. Starbucks Aged Sumatra has been aged for three to five years in towering stacks of burlap bags, while Nespresso’s Mokaboji is sun-dried and delights with surprising flavours.
In addition to the two iconic brands coming together, the limited-edition coffee capsule combines two distinct origins that have been carefully selected to create the blend. Mokaboji is a natural coffee from Ethiopia, with Starbucks Aged Sumatra following a local Indonesian aging method – both complementing each other to create an exceptional coffee with appealing sensorial notes.
Split roast delivers the ideal light roast cup
The roast of the coffees is split by origin, with Mokaboji completing a light roast to preserve its finer flowery notes. Whereas, the StarbucksTM Aged Sumatra has been roasted for slightly longer to develop intensity. When combined, the two coffees create the ideal light roast cup.
A design matching the warmth of the flavors
Inspired by the spice flavors of the coffee, the coffee sleeve is decorated in warm colors, with a nested coffee bean representing the merging together of the two coffees. Inspired by textiles, the sleeve has layered artistic designs and signifies the blending of two signature coffees from global leaders.