It’s iced latte season – and we’re all stuck at home…
More than 170 million iced drinks are sold in UK cafes each year, so if you’ve been relocated as part of the new WFH crew and are watching the sun shine from your temporary desk, chances are you’re missing your regular iced coffee.
Lucky for you the UK’s obsession with iced beverages has birthed a whole segment of on-the-go coffee creations and created next-gen coffee brands specialising in grab-and-go coffees. And there’s also offerings from big brands (Costa launched theirs this June and Tesco has joined the market last month with their own chilled coffee range).
However if you can’t face the supermarkets right now – and we don’t blame you – there’s still some brands on hand to help you stockpile your cold caffeine fix.
This is by no means a comprehensive list of the ready-to-drink options that are available, but these are the ones that you can get shipped to your door (with contact-free delivery of course!).
Iced Coffee Mylk
Dairy-free, these iced coffee cartons from Rebel Kitchen are made from coconut milk and organic coffee. It also contains date nectar, cashew and a touch of Himalayan salt.
Price: 12 for £17.95 (£1.49 a carton).
Delivery: £4, 2-3 working days.
LoveRaw Cold Brew Caffe Latte
Combining arabica cold brew, date nectar and almonds with a pinch of sea salt, the LoveRaw carton apparently boasts more almond content (6%) than other almond drinks. The company also use the slow-drip Kyoto method to create their cold brew.
Pice: £1.83 each from BodyKind
Delivery: £1.95, or free on orders over £15
Nitro Cold Brew Latte
Made from arabica cold brew and oat milk this is another vegan-friendly option. There’s no additional sugar so expect a slightly deep, but bitter taste from this coffee in a can.
Shopping with Minor Figures right now also sees 5% of the total sale value donated to a coffee shop of the buyers choice to support them during this period of uncertainty.
Price: 12 for £24 (£2 a can).
Delivery: Free, 2-3 working days.
Cool Cold Brew Latte
Direct from a Manchester based start-up Cool Cold Brew, this doubleshot latte is made from Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee brewed for over 16 hours mixed with British semi-skimmed milk.
Price: 4 for £8 (£2 a can).
Delivery: £2.99, up to 5 working days.