Starbucks in Greece
Starbucks celebrated the opening of its first store in Greece in September 2002, with the first store at Korai Street and within a period of ten years Starbucks is offering the finest coffee to more and more customers in Athens, Salonica, Mykonos, Rhodes, Chania and Heraklio of Crete. Greece, a country with a strong coffee tradition welcomed Starbucks with enthusiasm.
In Starbucks you can choose amongst unique blends and single origin coffees, hand-crafted espresso and blended beverages, Full Leaf teas, Starbucks DoubleShot ®, tasteful pastries and the line of premium chocolate and sandwiches. Moreover, Starbucks offer a variety of Starbucks coffee brewers and grinders, coffee mugs and coffee accessories and assorted gift items.
It is not only the finest coffee that makes Starbucks the most favorite coffee of millions of people around the world – it’s also the trained and experienced Starbucks partners who build a personal relationship with each of Starbucks customers, first rate music and a comfortable and upbeat meeting place, that make many people talk about the unique coffee experience.
Starbucks Coffee Company was founded in 1971, opening its first location in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. Starbucks, named after the first mate in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick.
In Greece, Starbucks is represented by Marinopoulos Bros S.A., one of Greece’s leading retail, commercial and industrial groups.