This statistic shows the distribution of Starbucks' revenue from 2009 to 2014, by product type. In 2012, two billion U.S. dollars of Starbucks' revenue came from the sales of whole bean and soluble coffees.
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Each year the sale of beverages brings the most revenue for global coffeehouse chain Starbucks. While the company’s central product is coffee, it also offers a wider range of drinks, including teas, hot chocolates, smoothies, iced drinks and limited-time seasonal offerings. The second largest contributor to Starbucks’ revenue is food sales, producing more than 2.5 billion of the company’s 16.5 billion U.S. dollar revenue in 2013. The chain has expanded its selection of food over recent years and serves a variety of sandwiches, paninis and salads, as well as baked goods and hot breakfasts.
Founded in Seattle in 1971, Starbucks has experienced massive growth, both domestically and internationally, becoming the second most valuable food brand worldwide after McDonald’s. In 2014, the coffee chain had a brand value of just short of 26 billion U.S. dollars. In the ten years between 2003 and 2013, Starbucks’ store numbers ballooned from 7,225 to 19,767 stores worldwide. As of May 2013, the country with the most Starbucks stores was the United States, followed by Canada and China.
The revenue of the coffee and snack shop industry in the United States was forecasted to exceed 30 billion U.S. dollars in 2014. That year, the industry was set to boast 52,684 establishments, employing more than half a million people across the country.