You can now buy bottles of iced lattes at Cumberland Farms

The convenience store is the latest to dive into the ready-to-drink coffee market.

The ready-to-go Cumberland Farms iced lattes.
The ready-to-go Cumberland Farms iced lattes. –Cumberland Farms

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Add Cumberland Farms to the list of spots where you can grab a bottle of a cold caffeinated beverage to go.

The convenience store is now offering bottled iced lattes at locations across the Northeast and Florida, the Westborough-based chain announced on Friday. The 13.7-ounce bottles of Farmhouse Select Premium Espresso Iced Lattes cost $2.59 each, or customers can get two for $4. Each one contains just over two espresso shots. They’re available in three flavors — mocha, French vanilla, and sea salt caramel — and are gluten-free and made with low-fat milk.

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The $2 billion ready-to-drink coffee market is the fastest growing segment of the retail coffee market, with an expected 67 percent sales growth by 2022, according to a September report from Mintel, which tracks consumer spending across 34 countries.

That other Massachusetts-based coffee company, Dunkin’ Donuts, made the leap into the ready-to-drink coffee market last year, launching a line of bottled iced coffees in espresso, mocha, original, and French vanilla flavors.

McDonald’s announced in September that it would begin bottling its McCafe Frappe in 2018 in three flavors: caramel, mocha, and vanilla. And Starbucks, no stranger to the ready-to-drink market (the company began bottling its Frappuccino in 1996) announced in October that, in 2018, it would start offering Doubleshot Coffee Smoothies, Frappuccinos made with almond milk, a white chocolate mocha latte, and cold brews in the flavors of sweetened black and vanilla and fig.

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