Orin C. Smith, former Starbucks chief executive officer, was known for his wit, generosity, deliberate decision making and quiet, steadfast leadership, especially during a time of explosive growth at the company.
One remarkable coffee tasting landed Juanita Vasquez, manager of the new Starbucks community store in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, the job of her dreams in the neighborhood of her childhood.
A 46,000-square foot visitor center immerses guests in the entire life cycle of sustainably grown, high-quality arabica coffee from seedling to picking, milling, roasting and the craft of brewing in a café.
The designers of the visitor center, opening today at Starbucks coffee farm in Costa Rica, focus on authenticity, context and community.
Breeding and selecting new varietals is helping create solutions to counter the effects of global warming on coffee trees – and it’s happening at Starbucks’ Costa Rican farm Hacienda Alsacia
Customers in Canada and Europe can now enjoy a new lineup of smooth and creamy Teavana tea latte beverages in participating stores, including the new Blossoming Rose Tea Latte and Red Apple Rooibos Tea Latte.
First-of-its-kind Reserve store opens at Starbucks headquarters in Seattle.
The 450 square-foot modular Starbucks store made from reclaimed shipping containers moved to its new home across town.