According to the nutritional information of Starbucks, a Matcha Green Tea Crème Frappuccino® has 430 calories, and 65 grams of sugar. The matcha tea blend used by Starbucks lists sugar as the first ingredient, before ground Japanese green tea. This is important to note as sugar is added to the powder to sweeten it, but the drink itself it 50% sugar. As matcha continues to gain popularity in the west, it is important for consumers to have awareness when selecting matcha.
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