Hurricane Maria destroyed millions of Puerto Rico’s coffee trees. Starbucks is part of a task force that is helping the island’s coffee crop recover.
Using accelerator grants to stimulate break-through solutions from entrepreneurs, Starbucks and Closed Loop partners launch NextGen Cup Challenge to bring a fully sustainable solution for cups to market, with a three-year ambition.
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
Five years after he started the first Starbucks Farmer Support Center in Asia, Alan Tong talks about Yunnan Single Origin coffee’s journey from bean to barista.
National Coffee Day, celebrated Sept. 29, offers Starbucks an opportunity to highlight the importance of ethically-sourced coffee.
On Sept. 9, more than 30,000 Starbucks partners in Japan will be wearing eyeglasses in the shape of "99" to celebrate that 99 percent of Starbucks coffee is ethically sourced, ensuring that farmers are paid fair wages and that coffee beans are cultivated according to environmentally friendly methods
A $4 million farmer loan initiative in partnership with the Inter-American Developmental Bank (IDB) will support 2,000 mainly women farmers in Colombia.
Starbucks today announced that it will increase its investments in agronomy and technology training to support the next generation of Colombian coffee farmers.