Ten Interesting Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Starbucks

Ten Interesting Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Starbucks

Everyone knows that Starbucks, where you can find all kinds of coffee and it does indeed sell other kinds of beverages as well. Today we look at ten facts that most people do not know. Starbucks is the world’s largest coffee seller with a value of $100 billion. A total of 349,000 people work full-time at 32,519 Starbucks serving 65 countries around the world. Apart from these little snippets of information here are ten more facts that are a little more interesting…

FACT: Starbucks Supports Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

FACT: Starbucks was Founded by Two Teachers and an Author

FACT: Starbucks is also known as “Cargo House” or “Pequod”.

Starbucks used to serve as Cargo House until an advertising company suggested that they better use the current name.

Ten Interesting Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Starbucks

FACT: Starbucks’ original logo features an open-breasted mermaid.

FACT: No instant coffee was sold at the first Starbucks

Unlike today, the first Starbucks opened in Seattle on March 30, 1971 never sold instant coffee. Coffees were prepared after the order was taken.

FACT: Starbucks spends more on employee insurance than it spends on the cost of the coffees it sells

While Starbucks spends $600 million a year on employee insurance, it spends $300 million on the cost of the coffees it sells.

Starbucks Trenta

FACT: Starbucks Trenta (the largest size they offer) contains more coffee than the average human stomach can hold

FACT: Starbucks once tested selling beer-flavoured latte

FACT: Starbucks Venti Coffee contains 5 times more caffeine than Red Bull

FACT: Starbucks’ profit margin in China is higher than in any other country

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