Caribou Coffee Celebrates 30 Years With Latte Birthday Cake

2022 marks 30 years in business for Caribou Coffee. To celebrate this milestone, the company will offer a special limited edition Birthday Cake Latte during the week of her birthday, beginning Monday, December 12.

The celebratory mix of espresso, steamed milk and cupcake flavor is topped with festive whipped cream and sugar.

Founders John and Kim Puckett opened the doors of the first Caribou Coffee in Edina, Minnesota on December 14, 1992. It has now grown into one of the nation’s largest coffee chains with more than 400 coffee shops across the United States.

“As Caribou reflects on its 30 years of business, we are proud to celebrate the successes achieved along our journey. Our current and former team members, countless partners, suppliers and collaborators, as well as our exceptional guests, have played a critical role in our long-term success, and for that we are truly grateful,” says John Butcher, Caribou Coffee. CEO and President. “As we look to the next 30 years, we are excited to build on our shared vision of living life to the fullest and providing guests with the inspiring coffee shop experience they know and love.”

In addition to the Birthday Cake Latte, guests can enjoy a variety of seasonal drinks and foods this month. They include:

  • Ho Ho Mint Mocha – Real chocolate melted in steamed milk and combined with espresso and mint flavor. Topped with whipped cream and mints. Also available iced, blended or nitro
  • Fa La Latte: espresso and steamed eggnog. Topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Also available iced or nitro
  • Spicy Mocha: Real chocolate melted in steamed milk, combined with flavors of espresso, ancho chile, and chipotle. Covered with whipped cream and chocolate chips. Also available iced, blended or nitro
  • Iced Artisan Press with Eggnog Cold Foam – Cold press with a splash of milk and real sugar. Served over ice and topped with chilled eggnog foam
  • Maple Waffle Breakfast Sandwich: Chicken Apple Gouda Sausage, Gouda Cheese, and a Cage-Free Egg, sandwiched between two Maple Waffles
  • Ho Ho Mint Cake Pop: A rich ball of chocolate cake with a hint of mint, dipped in festive red white chocolate and covered with white pearls.
  • Gingerbread – A spicy gingerbread cake with vanilla frosting.

“Caribou has been spreading Christmas cheer for thirty years. The return of our holiday menu with seasonal flavors and offerings invites our guests to take a moment out of their day and indulge in a festive treat that sparks joy,” says Caribou Coffee director of branding and marketing, Erin Newkirk.