10 Most Interesting Facts About Starbucks
Erkan | On 03, May 2012
Starbucks the world’s top coffee retailer.In fact I’m personally not a fan of Starbucks because of their self-service system. Anyways losing me as a customer, doesn’t effect their success in market that much. Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 19,555 stores in 58 countries, including 12,811 in the United States, 1,248 in Canada, 965 in Japan, 766 in Great Britain, 580 in China and 420 in South Korea. You can’t trust these numbers because they are opening nearly 5 stores everyday. So better don’t try to find correct numbers. Their coffeehouse chain based in Seattle, Washington. Their main product is coffee as you know and even just with drinks, their sales number are better than Mcdonald’s food chain. Over the last 30 years their logo has changed 3 times while keeping the original Starbucks theme. If you are a fan of Starbucks, you would like to know these rare facts about them. Here are 10 Most Interesting Facts About Starbucks …
10 – New Stores Everyday
Starbucks has added an average of two stores on a daily basis since 1987.
09 – More Than 137,000 employees
Starbucks had 137,000 employees or “partners” as they call them in 2010. This is twice the population of Greenland.
08 – Starbucks Drinks
There are over 87,000 possible drink combinations at Starbucks
07 – Trenta Coffee
The Trenta is slightly bigger than your stomach with the capacity to hold 916 milliliters. The stomach on average has a capacity of 900 ml.
06 – Caffeine Level
A Starbucks grande coffee has 320 milligrams of caffeine, over four times the amount of caffeine in a Red Bull.
05 – Cinnamon Chip Scone
The Starbucks cinnamon chip scone has more calories than a McDonald’s quarter pounder with 480 calories.
04 – Healthcare Insurance
At $300 million Starbucks spends more on healthcare insurance for its employees than on coffee beans. They offer health insurance to all employees including part-time.
03 – Starbucks Milk Usage
Starbucks uses over 93 million gallons of milk per year, enough to fill 155 Olympic-sized swimming pools.
02 – Paper Cups
Starbucks uses 2.3 billion paper cups per year.
01 – Customer Per Week
They currently serve 40 million customers a week.