Starbucks is the main specialty coffee roaster and retailer in the world. Its mission is to inspire and nourish the human spirit: one person, one cup of coffee and one community at a time. It has more than 18,000 coffee shops in more than 60 countries. Alsea has operated the brand in Mexico since 2002, in Argentina since 2007, and in Chile since 2013. For over 40 years the company has been committed to ethically obtaining and roasting Arabica coffee of the highest quality, while supporting a better future for the lives of the people who cultivate it.