Starbucks acquires Costa Rican coffee farm

03/19/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Starbucks bought its first coffee farm on Friday, a 600-acre property in Costa Rica where it aims to develop new bean varieties and test methods for fighting a fungus called coffee rust that is threatening coffee-bean crops. "We are talking about doing innovative things we would not be able to do without this farm," said CEO Howard Schultz.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Food & Beverage

Job Title Company Location
Director of Food and Beverage Operations
The Culinary Institute of America
San Antonio, TX
Executive Chef - Instructor
The Culinary Institute of America - Nao Restaurant
San Antonio, TX
Teaching Associate (Hospitality Management) - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Director - CIA Consulting
The Culinary Institute of America
Hyde Park, NY
Culinary Arts Faculty
The Culinary Institute of America
Hyde Park, NY