Starbucks is the leading retailer, roaster and brand of speciality coffee, with more than 15,000 retail locations around the world. The company is committed to offering the highest quality coffeeand the ‘Starbucks Experience’, while operating in ways that produce social, environmental andeconomic benefits for the communities in which it does business. Starbucks entered the UK marketin 1998 and now employs more than 8,500 ‘partners’ in more than 600 wholly owned stores.
take time for yourself and enjoy a freshly
Starbucks has had a long-standing relationship
standard in brewing equipment. In addition,
a new espresso machine will be rolled out
Partnerships with a leading mobile network
has recently entered into a new five-year
and national quality newspaper have further
market continued to expand rapidly in the UK,
MastrenaTM grinds every shot to order and
with more than 3,000 outlets and an estimated
change. The programme will begin with two
offers many other features that result in
£1.3 billion turnover. The market has been
growing at more than 15 per cent for the past
Chiapas, Mexico and will focus on supporting
eight years and is expected to almost double
farmers, workers and their communities to
beverage and food offering that is constantly
has been described as ‘a new way of doing
in size over the next 10 years, to an estimated
help ensure their coffee is responsibly grown
business’. Its mission is to establish itself
6,000 outlets. In the next decade turnover is
and ethically traded, while contributing to the
include Starbucks’ premium Signature Hot
search for global climate solutions.
Chocolate, Crème Brule Latte and limited
coffee in the world, while maintaining its
Starbucks is recognised as the UK’s favourite
availability Black Apron Exclusives coffees.
coffee chain, with 27 per cent of UK coffee
relationship with CARE International. In 2007
shop visitors rating Starbucks as their preferred
the two organisations agreed to work more
Starbucks has recently introduced to the UK
excellence to the purchasing, roasting and
brand (Source: Allegra Strategies, Café7).
closely together over the next three years to
its first ever wholebean coffee from Rwanda
fresh delivery of its coffee and recognising
improve economic and educational prospects
that profitability is essential to its future
growing region of West Hararghe, Ethiopia.
positive contribution to the global and local
named one of the FT’s Best Places to Work
The programme will provide farmers and their
Storytelling is part of Starbucks’ culture
in 2008 for the third consecutive year.
families with better food, safe drinking water
and, as part of a non-traditional marketing
development of its partners contributes to
a record 221,414 books in 2007. Since its
communities to work together to invest in
development, employability and literacy.
the success of the business, evidenced by
their businesses and plan for the future.
partners’ passion for and involvement in the
the six consecutive years of high single digit
excellence in CSR. Starbucks works closely
distributed to primary schools, nurseries and
Things you didn’t know about
purchasing high-quality coffee in a socially
levels in young people. All Books for Children
(ABC) is a programme that introduces pre-
school children to their local library, with the
Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality
(C.A.F.E.) Practices. C.A.F.E. Practices is
whole bean coffees and sells them along with
Starbucks is one of the largest
based on six principles that include: paying
and keep. ABC has reached 8,495 pre-school
fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso
purchasers, roasters and distributors of
premium prices to help farmers make profits;
children and their families, who have chosen
Fair Trade CertifiedTM coffee worldwide,
purchasing conservation, certified, organic
confections, and coffee-related accessories
offering Fair Trade CertifiedTM coffee in
investing in social development projects in
out of the success of ABC and is designed to
company-operated retail stores. In addition to
coffee-producing countries. In fiscal 2007,
sales through its company-operated retail
Starbucks offers 87,000 different ways
and partners in collecting books for children.
stores, Starbucks sells whole bean and ground
of preparing a cup of coffee – choosing
purchased through C.A.F.E. Practices.
The Starbucks Christmas Bookdrive collected
coffees through selected UK supermarkets.
exactly how you want your coffee
prepared is known as ‘customisation’.
The baristas wearing black aprons,
rather than the famous green, are
Starbucks only buys from the top
10 per cent of Arabica beans grown
between 900 and 1,500 metres altitude.
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