Disposable cups used at 14 coffee franchise and four fast food restaurants amounted to some 1 billion in 2021 — a significant increase from the average annual disposable cups of 780 million that had been used between 2017 and 2019.
Starbucks is voluntarily recalling its formaldehyde-fused bags, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.
Starbucks in Korea once seemed to be more about that swag than the coffee — cups, mugs, coasters, umbrellas, hoodies, cabin bags, camping chairs, Teddy bears and a whole line of BTS merch.
Starbucks Korea issued a public apology Thursday regarding recent allegations that one of its giveaway items contains toxic chemicals.
Starbucks Korea issued a public apology Thursday regarding recent allegations that one of its giveaway items contains toxic chemicals. The allegations were sparked by an anonymous online post on Blind, a social media app.
More people are bringing their own cups to coffee shops as consumers become more conscious of environmental issues and companies promote campaigns to use less single-use plastic cups.
Starbucks is looking into allegations that toxic chemicals have been found on one of its giveaway items.
Starbucks is everywhere in Korea. Walk a few steps, there’s a Starbucks. Turn a corner, there’s Starbucks again. In fact, Korea is the country with the third most Starbucks branches in the world...
Emart reported a higher-than-expected net profit of 805.8 billion won ($623.9 million) in the first quarter, up 689 percent on year.
Starbucks Korea pulled some paper straws following complaints that they smelled like volatile chemicals.