MINNEAPOLIS (CBS) – Even though it’s still summer, Starbucks is releasing its uber-popular Pumpkin Spice Latte early.
The fall-time drink usually comes out in September, but the Seattle-based coffee giant is releasing the drink Tuesday.READ MORE: Threats Place All Pittsburgh Public Schools On Modified Lockdown Friday
The decision to launch the drink during the summer comes following a rough year for Starbucks.READ MORE: Allegheny County Employee Fired For Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine Says He's Preparing A Legal Fight
The company took a big hit after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location in April, prompting protests and national discussion.MORE NEWS: Death Of Driver Who Crashed Into Biomat USA Plasma Center In Pittsburgh Ruled A Suicide
In response, the company held an anti-bias training day for all of its employees.