21 Facts About Tata Starbucks


Tata Starbucks Private Limited, formerly known as Tata Starbucks Limited, is a 50:50 joint venture company, owned by Tata Consumer Products and Starbucks Corporation, that owns and operates Starbucks outlets in India.

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In January 2011, Starbucks Corporation and Tata Coffee announced plans to begin opening Starbucks locations in India.

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Tata Starbucks had previously attempted to enter the Indian market in 2007.

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Tata Starbucks opened its first roasting and packaging plant to supply its Indian outlets in Kodagu, Karnataka in 2013.

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Tata Starbucks expanded its presence to Delhi on 24 January 2013 by opening 2 outlets at Terminal III of the Indira Gandhi International Airport, and later one in Connaught Place.

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Third city of India to get a Tata Starbucks outlet was Pune, where the company opened an outlet at Koregaon Park, on 8 September 2013.

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Tata Starbucks opened the largest coffee-forward store in the country at Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore on 18 March 2019.

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Tata Starbucks announced its entry into the Gujarat market on 7 August 2019.

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Tata Starbucks simultaneously opened five stores in Surat and Ahmedabad the next day.

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Tata Starbucks opened its 170th outlet and the first in Vadodara in December 2019.

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Tata Starbucks opened its 200th store at Amritsar, Punjab on 22 October 2020.

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Tata Starbucks entered into Madhya Pradesh in February 2021 by opening 3 stores in Indore and Bhopal with further expansion plans in Indore.

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Tata Starbucks entered Rajasthan by opening 2 stores in Jaipur in August 2021.

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In January 2017, Tata Starbucks introduced Starbucks' tea brand Teavana offering 18 different varieties of tea across its outlets in India.

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On 15 June 2015, Tata Starbucks announced that it was suspending the use of ingredients that had not been approved by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India .

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Tata Starbucks did not specify what the ingredients were or which products they were used.

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Tata Starbucks stated that it was in the process of applying for FSSAI approval for these ingredients.

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Tata Starbucks launched the Starbucks Delivers program in early 2019.

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US-based Tata Starbucks Corporation filed a lawsuit in the Delhi High Court in July 2018 against Delhi-based coffee chain SardarBuksh for allegedly copying their name and logo.

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However, the DGAP found that Tata Starbucks had raised the base price of one coffee variant such that its retail price remained the same even after the tax rate was reduced.

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Tata Group and Starbucks Corporation collaborate on some ventures outside India.

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