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Manufacturing & Distribution

Bringing to life the bean-to-cup experience

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Cultivate the Beauty of the Bean

Our five U.S. manufacturing and distribution centers are much more than the millions of pounds of coffee they produce for the world each year. They’re hubs of connection, cutting-edge technology and endless possibilities of growth.

Our dedicated team of professionals includes experts in roasting, planning, warehouse management, packaging, maintenance, engineering and logistics. 

Explore Our U.S. Locations

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Built in 1992, this is the first plant in the company and just 13 miles away from the Starbucks Support Center (company headquarters) in Seattle. The Kent Flexible Plant is the only plant with three ongoing manufacturing processes, roasting the Starbucks and Seattle’s Best Coffee brands, blending Teavana tea and a flexible soluble line for Starbucks VIA® Instant.

Culture of Connection

We say we’re in the people business serving coffee, and that idea is grounded in our plants. No matter the location, the shift, or the team, we value moments of connection with each other.   

Explore Endless Opportunities

Here you create your growth journey. We believe in providing developmental support and experiences to help each other grow in our careers or to grow as humans.  

Benefits & Perks


From free coffee to free Spotify Premium, our perks make your days a little bit nicer in a whole lot of ways

Health & Well-being

Best-in-class, personalized coverage for you and your family’s unique needs

Financial Support

Investing in your financial journey, for every milestone along the way


Earn your first-time Bachelor’s degree at your own pace, online, through the Starbucks College Achievement Plan 


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