Starbucks Coffee Company

The Starbucks Story

Our story began in 1971. Back then we were a roaster and retailer of whole bean and ground coffee, tea and spices with a single store in Seattle’s Pike Place Market.

Today, we are privileged to connect with millions of customers every day with exceptional products and more than 24,000 retail stores in 70 countries.

Our mission: to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time.