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Starbucks Coffee Company

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Starbucks, a renowned global coffeehouse chain, has carved out a distinct identity in the beverage industry as a beacon of quality and community. With a rich heritage and a widespread presence, Starbucks is synonymous with exceptional coffee, warm hospitality, and a commitment to social responsibility.


Founded in Seattle, USA, in 1971, Starbucks has since expanded its reach across the globe, captivating coffee lovers with its signature blends and inviting atmosphere. The company's dedication to sourcing the finest coffee beans from around the world and roasting them to perfection has earned it a loyal following and numerous accolades.


At the heart of Starbucks' success lies its unwavering commitment to creating a positive impact on people and the planet. The company is committed to ethical sourcing practices, supporting coffee farmers and promoting sustainable agriculture through initiatives like Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices.


In addition to its focus on coffee quality, Starbucks places a strong emphasis on fostering connections and building communities. Each Starbucks store serves as a gathering place where customers can enjoy great coffee while connecting with friends, colleagues, and neighbours.


Starbucks' commitment to social responsibility extends beyond its business operations to encompass initiatives that support education, veterans, and environmental conservation. Through partnerships with non-profit organisations and community engagement programmes, Starbucks strives to make a meaningful difference in the communities it serves.

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Eelco van der Zande

Director Strategic Sourcing EMEA

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