Starbucks is a global coffeehouse chain known for its premium coffee and tea offerings, as well as its inviting atmosphere and commitment to ethical sourcing and sustainability. Founded in Seattle in 1971, Starbucks has since expanded to become one of the world's most recognizable brands, with over 30,000 locations in more than 80 countries. In addition to its core menu of coffee and tea beverages, Starbucks also offers a range of food items, pastries, and merchandise. With a focus on creating a unique and immersive customer experience, Starbucks has become a popular destination for coffee lovers, professionals, and social gatherings alike. Through its various initiatives, including the Starbucks Foundation and its commitment to ethical sourcing, the company has also become a leader in corporate social responsibility, striving to make a positive impact in the communities it serves.