Starbucks opens first community store in Taiwan

Starbucks new Taiwan store is located in Xiulin Township, Hualien County, reaffirming the brand’s global commitment to equity, inclusion and diversity, it is dedicated to uplifting Taiwan’s Indigenous community. Around the world, Starbucks recognizes a responsibility to strengthen the communities it serves and has opened more than 150 Community Stores in service of this aspiration.


In partnership with Uni-Wonder Corporation, Starbucks licensed business operator in the market, the new store provides more career opportunities for green apron partners
(employees) from Taiwan’s indigenous communities and a dedicated space to celebrate indigenous culture.

Community Stores around the world are inclusive of several store models, from serving under-resourced communities, to empowering farmers, youth and women, and creating
impact in partnership with local nonprofit organizations.


A portion of profits from The Starbucks® Hualien Heping Community Store will be donated to Hualien County Private Heping Sustainable Charity Foundation, an organization with deep roots in the area and community, to support a local emergency relief fund.


Source | Starbucks Stories


11th January 2023