Is America Headed For A Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte Shortage?
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Nothing says fall quite like a Pumpkin Spice Latte from Starbucks. This specialty drink is available for a limited time and has become a chilly weather favorite. The popularity of the drink is causing a bit of a supply versus demand problem, though. Is America heading for a Pumpkin Spice Latte shortage?
For whatever reason, the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is enjoying a huge dose of popularity this season. That popularity is causing a shortage of the pumpkin sauce, which is used to make the hot beverage, in quite a few areas of the country.
Fans of the pumpkin flavored beverage become very upset when faced with the shortage. Cynthia Smalls, a barista for Starbucks says "They go crazy. The first day we found we had a shortage, forget it." She was amazed. Her response to her upset customers? "You guys do know it's just a drink, right?"
Do you wonder what all the fuss is about, or do you have a seasonal beverage that you will go out of your way for?