CULTIVATE YOUR COFFEE CURIOSITY

At Starbucks, coffee is at the core of everything we do. There is something about that little coffee bean that draws us in and inspires us to learn more about the world of coffee.

CULTIVATE YOUR COFFEE CURIOSITY

VIDEO LIBRARY

Bring the sights and sounds from the world of coffee to life. Hear from Starbucks experts, follow the journey of a coffee bean from seed to cup and meet the many people who bring the coffee industry to life. Explore accompanying video discussion guides to take your knowledge deeper.

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Meet our FSC Partners: Africa (3:47)

Meet the Starbucks Farmers Support Center partners in Africa who support over 115,000 farmers in Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

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Meet our FSC Partners: Africa (3:47)

Meet the Starbucks Farmers Support Center partners in Africa who support over 115,000 farmers in Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

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Women & Coffee (5:05)

Travel to Rwanda and hear from women who have critical roles in the coffee supply chain and sustainability.

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Coffee and Climate (5:08)

Take a journey through the coffee farms of Chiapas, Mexico, tracing the efforts of Starbucks and Conservation International to combat the devastating effects of climate change on the coffee production in the region and to grow coffee that is doing good.

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C.A.F.E. Practices in Action (4:05)

Learn about the Starbucks ethical sourcing standards, the cornerstone of our commitment to 100% ethical sourcing

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Committed to 100% Ethical Coffee Sourcing (2:18)

Meet Elliot Bentzen, Starbucks Coffee Buyer, and learn about our commitment to ethical coffee sourcing.

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Experiencing Flavor in Coffee (3:40)

Meet coffee developer, Brittany Zeller, and explore various flavors found in coffee and how flavor shapes our coffee experience.

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Meet our Farmer Support Center Partners: Latin America (5:37)

Meet the Starbucks Farmers Support Center agronomists and quality specialists from Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Brazil who support over 129,000 coffee producers in the new video with a corresponding discussion guide.

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Meet our FSC Partners: Asia/Pacific (2:35)

Meet the Starbucks Farmers Support Center partners in Asia/Pacific who support over 70,000 farmers in North Sumatra, Indonesia and Yunnan, China.

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Journey of the Bean: (2:42)

Meet the people and the work behind our coffees.

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Sights & Sounds of Roasting (2:35)

Go on a journey through the roasting process.

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Developing Cold Coffees (2:54)

Meet coffee developer, Sergio Alvarez, and learn the process for creating cold coffees at Starbucks.

STARBUCKS COFFEE ACADEMY PODCASTS

At Starbucks, tasting and sharing coffee is a daily ritual. Grab your favorite headphones and follow along as you taste with Starbucks experts. In four simple steps—smell, slurp, locate and describe—you will learn the rich and complex flavors of our coffees and the stories that inspired them.

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Coffee and Chocolate Pairings

Pairing coffee and chocolate is a great way to develop your palate. Join Sergio Alvarez, coffee development, as he pairs Starbucks Caffe Verona with dark and milk chocolate.

COFFEE TASTINGS

THE WORLD OF COFFEE

COFFEE TASTINGS

Coffee and Chocolate Pairings

Pairing coffee and chocolate is a great way to develop your palate. Join Sergio Alvarez, coffee development, as he pairs Starbucks Caffe Verona with dark and milk chocolate.

Starbucks Roast Categories

Through time, temperature, and artistry, Starbucks Master Roasters unlock the potential inside each coffee bean. Explore the three Starbucks roast categories with Starbucks Veranda Blend, Pike Place Roast, and Caffe Verona.

Digital Coffee Traceability

Traceability.Starbucks.com allows anyone to trace their coffee and explore the stories of some of the people behind those coffee beans. Join Abigail Kroon as she shares her journey with Starbucks Digital Coffee Traceability and how it impacts every member of the coffee supply chain from our coffee producers to Starbucks partners in the store and in the roasting plants.

Reserve Roastery Blends

Join Leslie Wolford, coffee development, as she shares the of stories behind Pantheon Blend, Gravitas Blend and Paradeisi Blend—three Starbucks Reserve Roastery exclusive blends. Follow along with a cup of your favorite Starbucks coffee blend.

Comparing and Contrasting Coffees

Struggling to find a description beyond “coffee-flavored”? Comparing and contrasting two coffees is a great way to distinguish the aroma, acidity, body and flavor of each. Follow along with Starbucks Blonde Espresso and Starbucks Espresso.

The Four Tasting Steps

Learn the four tasting steps—smell, slurp, locate and describe—to discover the rich and complex flavors in your cup. Follow along with your own cup of Starbucks Veranda Blend.

Brew Method Comparison

From Coffee Press and Pour-Over to Cold Brew and Iced Coffee, brew method influences the tasting characteristics of a coffee. Taste along with us by brewing Starbucks Siren’s Blend two (or more!) different ways.

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Coffee Talk: Aged Sumatra

Aged Sumatra coffee is a critical component in Starbucks blends, especially Christmas Blend. Join Andrew Linnemann, vp Starbucks global coffee, and Dave Olsen, the first leader of global coffee at Starbucks, as they share their knowledge and love for Aged Sumatra coffee. Learn the history of Aged Coffee, how the aging process works, and what makes the coffee so special.

ORIGIN MAPS

AFRICA

ZAMBIA

RWANDA

KENYA

TANZANIA

ETHIOPIA

LATIN AMERICA

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Ecuador

NEW

El Salvador

HONDURAS

Nicaragua

Costa Rica

Colombia

Guatemala

Asia/Pacific

Timor-Leste

SUMATRA

Papua New Guinea

AFRICA

ZAMBIA

RWANDA

KENYA

TANZANIA

ETHIOPIA

LATIN AMERICA

NEW

Ecuador

NEW

El Salvador

HONDURAS

Nicaragua

Costa Rica

Colombia

Guatemala

Asia/Pacific

Timor-Leste

SUMATRA

Papua New Guinea

BREWING COFFEE AT HOME

Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your brew with the Starbucks Coffee Academy brew guides.

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Coffee Machine

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Chemex® Brewer

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Coffee Press

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Cold Brew

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Pour-Over

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Iced Pour-Over

KEEP LEARNING

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Starbucks.com

The official website of Starbucks. Visit this site to learn more about our coffee, what’s going on in our coffeehouses, our position on social impact, Starbucks rewards, Starbucks stories and more.

Virtual Origin Experience

We invite you to visit Hacienda Alsacia through a new, immersive virtual experience. One of our local tour guides will walk you through the entire coffee-growing process on the farm, from seeds growing in the nursery to enjoying a cup of coffee in the Visitor Center and share how we are working toward the aspiration of a more sustainable future of coffee for all.

Digital Coffee Traceability

Discover where your coffee comes from. Through this digital web app, Starbucks packaged coffee sold at U.S. and Canada stores can be scanned with the help of a smart phone, allowing anyone to digitally trace their coffee and learn more about the region where it is produced, coffee farmers who grow it, where it goes to be processed, roasted and packaged and how it ends up in their hands.

Starbucks Stories

Starbucks Stories brings together three previously separate Starbucks storytelling platforms: Starbucks Channel, Starbucks News and 1912 Pike. You’ll find all your favorite stories from past years and, going forward, new stories reported and created by our team of multiplatform storytellers. You’ll see films, photos, written stories, information graphics, illustrations and maybe even some graphic-novel style stories.

Conservation International

For over 20 years, Conservation International has been on an amazing journey with Starbucks to help us ethically source our coffee around the world. You can learn more about this work and all the other project and partnerships CI has to responsibly and sustainably care for nature and global biodiversity for the well-being of humanity.