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 25,000 coffee shops in more than 75 countries to the end of december 2016. Alsea has operated the brand in Mexico since 2002, in Argentina since 2007, in Chile since 2013 and Colombia sinse 2014. 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.