Supplier Guidance


For more than 40 years, Starbucks has been dedicated to inspiring and nurturing the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time. We are honored to partner with suppliers, for both retail and non-retail needs, who share our commitment to enhancing the Starbucks Experience for the customers and communities we serve.
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Standards for Starbucks suppliers

We hold ourselves and our suppliers to the highest standards.  Please review the following and ensure you can commit to:

Supplier Diversity

By actively seeking diverse-owned businesses to purchase from, we help build prosperous communities. We believe our Supplier Diversity Program has been a great success, and we’re happy to report that the amount of business we conduct with diverse suppliers grows every year.

View our Supplier Diversity Standard – U.S.

Learn more about our Supplier Diversity Program