Today’s Frappé fact:
They first appeared in the Boston area, were originally pronounced “frap” and spelled without the accent é at the end.
Here are today’s five thing to know about Frappés:
- Consumers have been customizing unique frappés since their inception, with popular and trendy recipes such as the Absinthe frappe, popular in New Orleans.
- Celebrities like Britney Spears have helped to popularize the appeal of these specialty, ice-blended drinks, always being photographed with a cool beverage in hand.
- The frappe is loved internationally with regional variations like: Adzuki (red bean) Frap in Japan, Dulce de Leche Frap in Argentina and the Coffee Jelly Frap in the Philippines.
- The word frappé first appeared in the 1848 edition of American English Dictionary and is derived from the French word frappe meaning “to Chill.”
- The frappé was first sold in retail in the U.S. by a small Boston-based chain, Coffee Connection, in the…
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