Seattle Starbucks Coffee International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Starbucks Coffee Co., and American Restaurants Sp. z.o.o., a wholly owned subsidiary of AmRest Holdings N.V, through the joint-venture company, AmRest Coffee, Sp. Z.o.o. will open the first Starbucks coffeehouse in Poland on Wednesday.
In 2008, AmRest opened the first Starbucks store in the Czech Republic and operates nine locations in the country. AmRest is also Starbucks joint-venture partner for the Hungarian market. There are more than 1,550 Starbucks locations in 27 countries throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa, as of the end of Starbucks fiscal first quarter.