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Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): Closing price $76.87
When the Starbucks store at Simon Fraser University opens on Saturday, it will mark the first Starbucksin Canada to offer customers a Fairtrade certified option for their espresso beverages, bedsides an already available Fairtrade certified brewed coffee option. Starbucks is one of the biggest buyers of Fairtrade coffee on the planet, and entered into this pilot program with the University given the latter’s Fairtrade campus designation and deep commitment to ethical sourcing. This option is presently only available at certain universities in the United States, and the SFU Starbucks will be the first store in Canada at which it will be offered.