Founded in Seattle?s historic Pike Place Market in 1971 as a coffee bean roaster and retailer, Starbucks? has grown to become the largest coffeehouse retailer in the world; today the company is known as a premier coffee roaster and retailer of specialty coffee and coffee brewing systems. The small appliance product line includes Verismo? single serve brewing systems, coffee brewers, electric milk frothers, under brewer capsule storage drawers and more. The core of the product line remains specialty coffee which is offered in a variety of formats designed for in home consumption. The company offers a wide range of Verismo? pods for use in its brewing systems; options include espresso roast, Guatemala Antigua espresso, Caffe Verona?, Pike Place?, house blend, Veranda blend?, Caf‚ Ensemble vanilla latte and Caffe Mocha along with several flavored syrups and sauces. In addition to Verismo? pods the company offers an extensive K-Cup? specialty coffee selection.