Starbucks Nixes Its Short-Lived Juice Stores

February 24, 2017

But the Evolution Fresh brand remains strong

Perhaps like me, you too forgot that Starbucks — the chain known for its vast array of coffee drinks — owns a stand-alone juice concept. Evolution Fresh, a subsidiary of Starbucks, produces packaged juices that are found at every Starbucks location in the U.S. But there are also two stand-alone, Starbucks-owned Evolution Fresh Kitchen stores in the Bellevue, Washington area. At one point there were five Evolution Fresh Kitchens, but soon there will be none: According to Forbes, Starbucks is discontinuing its stand-alone juice shops.

Back in 2011, when freshly pressed juice bars