10 Process Innovations Inside Starbucks' Soluble Coffee Plant
Starbucks partnered with Stellar to create a highly advanced soluble coffee manufacturing facility in Augusta, Georgia. The facility showcases numerous innovations in processing and packaging. Key features include operational flexibility, nitrogen blanketing to preserve flavor and freshness, temperature control throughout the process, high-performance and eco-friendly roasting systems, careful cooling methods, advanced extraction technology, aroma recovery to enhance taste, unique product concentration techniques, a patented spray drying approach, and same-day packaging for maximum freshness. Starbucks' investment in this facility has revolutionized the soluble coffee industry and serves as a success story for other producers seeking to elevate their brands.