We’re looking forward to the next 50 years of Starbucks—working together with our partners, customers and communities to create a better future for people and the planet we all share.
Our aspiration is to be people positive—investing in humanity and the well-being of everyone we connect with, from our partners to coffee farmers to the customers in our stores and beyond.
Our vision for the future is to become resource positive—giving back more than we take from the planet. And we know we can’t do it alone.
It takes all of us.
Coffee is at our heart, inspiring our craft and driving innovation—in our drinks, our food, our stores and new ways we bring the Starbucks experience to you wherever you are.
Starbucks through the years
Our story begins in 1971 in Seattle’s Pike Place Market—see how we grew from one store offering fresh-roasted coffee beans to welcoming millions of customers to our stores every week all around the world.
A retrospective of our defining moments
Explore this curated collection of key pieces of Starbucks history, and visit (or revisit!) the iconic events, people and products that have helped to shape our culture and values.