Starbucks Corporation is the leading roaster, retailer, and marketer of specialty coffee in North America In addition to a variety of coffees and coffee drinks, Starbucks shops also feature Tazo teas; pastries and other food items; and espresso machines, coffee brewers, and other assorted items. The company also sells many of these products via mail order and online at starbucks.com. It also wholesales its coffee to restaurants, businesses, education and healthcare institutions, hotels, and airlines. Through a joint venture with Pepsi-Cola Company, Starbucks bottles Frappuccino beverages and sells them through supermarkets and convenience and drugstores. Through a partnership with Kraft Foods, Inc., the company sells Starbucks whole bean and ground coffee into grocery, warehouse club, and mass merchandise stores. A third joint venture is with Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream. In addition, it distributes Starbucks premium coffee ice creams to U.S. supermarkets.
Starbucks Copycat Recipe
Makes 6 (6-ounce) servings
1/2 cup ground espresso coffee or French roast coffee
1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
4 cups water
1-1/2 cups skim milk
3 tablespoons sugar
orange peel strips (optional)
1 teaspoon grated semisweet chocolate (optional)
Prepare coffee with shredded orange peel and water in a drip coffeemaker orpercolator according to manufacturer's directions. Pour coffee into a heatproof pitcher; stir in sugar and milk. Chill till serving time.To serve, fill 6 glasses with ice cubes; pour coffee mixture over ice. Garnish withorange peel strips and grated chocolate, if desired.