Starbucks As A Common Coffee Drinker

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There is nothing like a hot cup of Joe in the morning. From the Coffea plant humans have masterly crafted multiple types of coffee to drink. In our modern era, coffee is all around the world. People tend to prefer certain coffee companies over others. What is the difference? All the coffee comes from a Coffea plant. So, which coffee company do people prefer most? Starbucks? Dunkin’ Donuts? McDonalds? Why do people prefer one company to another? As a common coffee drinker, the researcher is very curious of other people’s preference. With all of the coffee choices, is the more expensive brand the best? Starbucks opened its doors for the first time in Seattle, Washington. Originally, Starbucks only sold coffee beans and coffee making…show more content…
(Davids K.) Starbuck claims, “87,000 different drink combinations” granted there are many different selections at McDonalds but, that is nothing compared to Starbucks. Dunkin’ Donuts as well with McDonalds holds a rivalry against Starbucks. A tester from another unbiased study said, “Starbucks has a stronger, more robust flavor and Dunkin’ Donuts coffee is so mild that it does not taste like anything.” (Gibson) Does that mean Starbucks wins the competition? Absolutely not, considering the tester may have different preferences than another. The price for a cup of Dunkin or McDonald’s coffee are substantially cheaper than those at Starbucks. McDonalds and Dunkin’ are not necessarily on the same team either. Dunkin’ has less caffeine per cup compared to McDonalds which also has the cheapest cup of coffee of the three companies. (White) For the study the researcher choose to ask questions before and after the experiment. The experiment took place in the researcher’s class at Dalton State College. The experiment consisted of a blind taste test between three coffee distributors: Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, and McDonalds. To begin the experiment background information was taken on the participants including frequency of drinking coffee, age, sex and the amount of years drinking coffee. After that, the researcher began to ask questions on the preference between the three companies: Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, and McDonalds
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