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.
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.
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