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
12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
In a saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate chips. When melted, pour in the milk and whisk constantly until smooth. Add whipping cream and vanilla.
Note: No need to bring it to a boil. Only to steaming hot. At Starbucks, it was served at around 170-180 degrees.