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About StarbucksSince 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting the highest quality arabica coffee in the world. Today, with stores around the globe, the company is the premier roaster and retailer of specialty coffee in the world. Through our unwavering commitment to excellence and our guiding principles, we bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer through every cup. To share in the experience, please visit us in our stores or online at www.starbucks.com. Forward-Looking Statement This release includes forward-looking statements, including about the expected closing of a public offering of senior unsecured notes and the use of proceeds from such offering. These forward-looking statements are based on current management expectations and satisfaction of certain conditions that are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including those detailed in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the “Risk Factors” section of Starbucks Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012, and the prospectus and prospectus supplement delivered in connection with the offering. The company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.