Starbucks starts donating unsold food

Starbucks starts donating unsold food

AN estimated 15 million children live in households where access to an adequate amount of nutritious food is limited. They're among the nearly 50 million Americans who are struggling to avoid hunger today.

At the same time, however, an estimated 70 billion lb. of food goes to waste each year in the U.S.

Teva Sakima, now a shift supervisor of a Starbucks store, remembers the look of heartbreak on her parents' faces as they st

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.

Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)

Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.



Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.