Nine Facts You Didn't Know About Starbucks by Jesse Bluma



Nine Facts You Didn't Know About Starbucks




Not a whale of a coffee drinker? Either am I. Coffee though is showing medical promise to limit the
chances of diabetes, cancers, and strokes. That does not mean we have free reign to add all kinds
sweeteners, cream, and syrups. Also, remember that making coffee at home or work is much more

My current favorite to make at home is Starbuck's Fair Trade Certified™ Dark Italian 
Roast. "This coffee gets its distinctive sweetness from the way it is roasted: dark, and darker still. 
Somewhere beyond the caramel notes of our Espresso Roast, short of the smokiness that identifies 
our French Roast – that is the sweet spot held by Italian Roast. What is created after the coffee 
cools is a sturdy and sweet blend, potent and intense."


www.starbucks.com


Did you know???

1. Starbucks opened in 1971 in a single store in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market.

2. Starbucks was named after the first mate in Moby Dick.

3. In 1998 Starbucks acquired Tazo, a tea company, began selling coffee in grocery stores, and 
launched Starbucks.com.

4. The founders of Starbucks were English teacher Jerry Baldwin, history teacher Zev Siegl, and 
writer Gordon Bowker.

5. The founders of Starbucks knew Alfred Peet, of Peet's Coffee & Tea, who inspired their 
endeavor.

6. The logo of a Siren is a mythological figure who represents the romance and creativity that 
inspired the founders. 

7.  A Starbuck's Caffè Latte has 190 calories, 7 grams of fat, and 18 grams of carbohydrates.

8.  The Starbuck's Outrageous Oatmeal Cookie has 370 calories, 14 grams of fat, and 57 grams of carbohydrates, 170 milligrams of sodium, and 36 grams of sugar.  

9. The Starbuck's headquarters is located in a former Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog distribution
center in Seattle, Washington.









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