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Frappucinos of the Caribbean: Starbucks and Disney partner up

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Mickey mugs | Starbucks announced on Monday a partnership with Disney to bring coffee shops into all six California and Florida theme parks.

The happiest half-caff-no-foam-single-pump-vanilla-soy-latte on Earth is but a mouse ear away. Seattle-based Starbucks announced Monday a partnership with Disney that will see coffee outlets opening in each of its six California and Florida theme parks.

In keeping with the pioneer spirit of the Golden State, the first shop to open this summer will be inside Disneyland's California Adventure park, followed by a barista-manned 'bucks at the original Disneyland park.

Anaheim's mouse houses will finally join the distinguished directory of international Starbucks destinations like the Tower of London, the Louvre in Paris, and even where the Berlin Wall once stood, noted KPCC’s Hettie Lynne Hurtes.

But don't expect the cafes to stick out like sore forest green thumbs. In keeping with Disney's long-held tradition of style strictness and fashion absolutism, the Starbucks outposts will be fairy-dusted to blend into their surroundings.

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