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Controversy with Starbucks' Move to HFCS-Free

2009-06-04 The Corn Refiners Association calls the company's menu change "misleading."...

Starbucks Rolls Out Instant Coffee

2009-05-29 The coffee company's new VIA Ready Brew could earn back customers lost in the recession.

Starbucks Responds to Moody's Downgrade

2009-05-14 Company CFO says he expects to have an operating cash flow of $1 billion in fiscal 2009.

Some Like It Cold

2009-05-05 Starbucks will offer its Iced Brewed Coffee for only $1.95 for a limited time.

Starbucks Donates $842,000 to Nonprofits

2009-04-22 The money is meant to help young people identify and address local needs in their regions.

Starbucks Launches Farmer Loan Program

2009-04-17 The initiative is aimed at helping small-scale coffee farmers and unifying the fair trade audit system.

Starbucks Sees Instant (Coffee) Success in the U.K.

2009-03-28 Starbucks VIA Ready Brew debuted this week in London stores.

Starbucks Unveils New Retail Ice Cream Line

2009-03-24 Thanks to a partnership with Unilever, the iconic white Starbucks cup is coming to a freezer aisle near you.

Starbucks Outlines Revenue Growth and Investment Strategies

2009-03-19 "Our customers like the changes we've been making," says Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.

7-Eleven Takes on Caribou & Starbucks

2009-02-25 The convenience-store chain is expanding its coffee offerings and looking to give the national coffeehouses a run for their money.