10 Shocking Things Starbucks Doesn’t Want You to Know

The Controversial Acquisition of Teavana


In 2012, Starbucks acquired Teavana, a retailer of loose-leaf tea, to boost its tea variety. The coffee giant paid $620 million cash for Teavana even after it was discovered that the retailer’s most popular teas had poisonous pesticide residue. 77% of these products didn’t meet the required pesticide import standards in EU due to high levels of pesticide contamination. Most of them showed traces of Endosulfan, a chemical that causes infertility and birth defects. 

Written by Mark Forge

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  1. That’s bullshit that you can’t sell sassafras but they can put this shit in coffee and it’s okay why the hell don’t they real eagle-eyes sassafras if they made it illegal to put in products because of its carcinogen properties and it’s been a healthy healthy supplement for thousands of years oh by the way Starbucks is known for their Nazi era ties they hate Jewish people they hate Muslims and they hate Christians anybody who’s tied to any religion they hate I can approve this

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