Starbucks Corp. is a roaster, marketer and retailer of coffee. The company sells handcrafted coffee, tea and other beverages and a variety of fresh food items, including snack offerings, through company-operated stores. It operates through the following segments: Americas; China/Asia Pacific (CAP); Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); and Channel Development. The Americas, CAP, and EMEA segments include both company-operated and licensed stores. These segments also include certain foodservice accounts, primarily in Canada, Japan and the U.K. The Channel Development segment includes roasted whole bean and ground coffees, premium Tazo teas, Starbucks- and Tazo-branded single-serve products, a variety of ready-to-drink beverages, such as Frappuccino, Starbucks Doubleshot and Starbucks Refreshers beverages and other branded products sold worldwide through channels, such as grocery stores, warehouse clubs, specialty retailers, convenience stores and U.S. foodservice accounts. The company was founded by Jerry Baldwin and Howard S. Schultz on November 4, 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.