Costa Coffee offering all lactofree and plant-based alternatives for free this Christmas


The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, Costa Coffee, has announced it will be granting fans’ wishes this festive season by offering all Lactofree and plant-based alternatives for free across participating stores during the Christmas period.

From Friday 1st November 2019 to Wednesday 1 January 2020, customers visiting their participating Costa Coffee store for a warming signature beverage will be able to customise their handcrafted drink with plant-based alternatives such as Alpro Almond, Alpro Coconut or Alpro Soya, or Arla Lactofree milk, without any extra charge.

All plant-based alternatives used in Costa Coffee stores are “Professional”and are not available to purchase in retail stores. They are specifically made for baristas; allowing them to craft the perfect foam, froth and microbubbles to perfect Costa Coffee’s signature handcrafted drinks.

Eric Tavoukdjian, commercial marketing director, UK&I at Costa Coffee said: “We are thrilled to offer our customers the option to choose a Lactofree or plant-based alternative at no extra cost throughout November and December. Launching our ‘Wish upon a Costa…’ Christmas campaign, there’s no better way to deliver the perfect gift – the option to further customise their hancrafted favourite drink with a Lactofree or plant-based alternative for free.”

Committed to making Christmas the most magical time of year, Costa Coffee’s best ever Christmas menu and iconic cup designs landed in stores nationwide on Friday 1 November. This year’s delectable menu includes the all new Irish Velvet range and return of social media sensation, the British Pigs & Blankets Mac & Cheese. Anyone looking for a sweet treat need look no further than the exclusive Terry’s Chocolate Orange Muffin, an indulgent and delicious take on the iconic Christmas chocolate.

Costa Coffee fans can enjoy Lactofree and plant-based alternatives from Friday 1 November 2019 until (and inclusive of) Wednesday 1 January 2020. For a full list of participating stores, visit