It’s deceptively simple . A blend of fine Latin American beans roasted to a glistening, dark chestnut color . Loaded with flavor, balancing tastes of toffee and dusted cocoa, just a touch of sweetness from the roast . This coffee is our beginning, the very first blend we ever created for you back in 1971 . And this one blend set the course for the way our master blenders and roasters work even today . A true reflection of us and a delicious cup of coffee, period . It all starts from here .We source 100% arabica beans when crafting our coffee . Each coffee bean requires a unique balance of temperature and time to reach its individual peak of aroma, acidity, body and flavor . Our Decaf House Blend is crafted with beans harvested from Latin America . With flavor notes of nuts, cocoa and soft spice, these beans are known for their consistent taste and quality .The Starbucks Difference: It’s where sustainable and ethical sourcing meet to create a long-term supply of high-quality coffee and positively affect the lives and livelihoods of coffee farmers and their communities .Starbucks, in pursuit of premium quality coffee, sources beans from more than 30 coffee-producing countries located within the ‘Coffee Belt .’ As a result, we have instituted our own set of comprehensive guidelines to help ensure the coffee we buy is ethically grown and responsibly traded .*Nestlé uses Starbucks trademarks under license .