Instead of relying solely on daquiris, mai tais and other sweet frozen drinks to convey the tropical vibe, operators are serving up flavors reminiscent of warm regions that impart a hint of sweetness.

COCONUT (pictured)
Growth 4% in beverages
Coconut Cold Brew Fog at Peet’s Coffee

Growth 8.2% in beverages
Banana Date Smoothie at LYFE Kitchen

Source: Technomic Ignite Menu Data