By: Mundo.com - 25 May 2017, 11:51
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Nobody says no to a Starbucks coffee, and if you are not a big fan of coffee, they have many other options you might like, even some delicious drinks that nobody knows about. At this point we have all heard about these coffee stores, since it is one of the most famous one around the world since 1971, when the first store was inaugurated.
They exist around the world, so if you haven’t visit one of them, you can fand them anywhere in your city and have a delicious drink from them. There are hot and cold drinks, there are even prizes for your pets in case you take them with you, besides being one of the best in the world, the service is excellent in most countries. If you want to know a little more about Starbucks, then don’t miss this interesting list.
It's original name
Starbucks wasn't its original name, the famous coffee chain was called Pequod Coffee, inspired by a ship in the Moby-Dick book, some cofounders disagreed and changed it to the name we now know.
It has a secret menu
Starbucks has a secret menu that includes hot and cold drinks they are prepared if you order them, no matter in which coffee shop of the world you order them at, they will do it for you. The menu includes a frapuccino of Nutella, Ferrero Rocher, popcorn with caramel, and many others.
There is an extra large coffee
The measures known in the world are medium, large and venti, but they aren't the only sizes of drinks that exist, because they have a larger one called "Trenta" which contains 916 ml of coffee, and is completely exaggerated since the stomach has only a 900 ml capacity.
There are 87,000 different drinks
This coffee store is known for the unique taste of its drinks, between sizes and flavors, there are more than 87,000 variations and mixes of drinks that you can order at Starbucks and its secret menu.
Has many frequent customers
This coffee shop is so popular in the world that has many frequent customers daily, a study says that customers visits Starbucks six times a month, although 20% of its customers visit at least 16 times a month.
There are more than a thousand Starbucks in the world
Since it became a total success, Starbucks is currently located in more than 50 countries in the world, all thanks to its options and popular drinks, approximately 17,800 stores.
Has a famous drink
All the drinks in this place are unique, delicious and each one has its special flavor, but they have a drink that is the most famous of all, it's the "Pumpkin spice latte", it even has its own Twitter account with 83,000 followers.
Has more than 10 million likes
Their Facebook page was the first to reach the 10 million likes, imagine how many likes has a photo of a cup of coffee.
They have a 10 minute rule
At Starbucks, there is a rule called the "10-Minute Rule," which consists of opening 10 minutes before the opening hour and closing 10 minutes after the closing time.
Secrets inside the cafe
Even though the names say one thing, the recipe changes a bit, as the coffee of the day in large size has caffeine equivalent to 4 cans of Red Bull and decaffeinated coffee does contain caffeine, in a minimal amount.
It was the first one of all
This was a successful business since its first opened, it became the largest coffee company in the world, was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971 by an English teacher named Jerry Baldwin, a history professor named Zev Siegel, and a writer called Gordon Bowker.
They had gold cards
In 2013 Starbucks created a new gold card, which had real gold, cost $ 450 USD and believe it or not they were sold in seconds.
Starbucks has an app
Many people didn't know, but Starbucks has an app where you can see all the new drinks, discounts and promotions they have. This application is very popular, since more than 10 million people use it in their mobiles.
You eat a quarter pound of sugar
Yes, the have sweet pastries, as the cinnamon scone, but it has more calories than a quarter pound burger. So the next time you want to eat one, keep in mind that it is very heavy.
Two stores per day
The cafeteria has become sopopular, that in the last 25 years two new Starbucks coffee shops open each day all around the world, yes,it is daily.
Spend millions on social insurance
Each year, the company spends approximately $ 300 million in social insurance for its employees, which includes all medical care. This is something that Howard Schultz, the CEO, wants to keep forever as a profit.
Smiling is part of the contract
This was a secret revealed, because smiling is part of the contract and the requirements to work in this place, because the friendly smile is a way to attract and connect with the people that visits them daily.
There are tables for only one person
Originally the round tables were created for people who come alone to have a coffee while they study, work or to have some self-time.