Tuesday 31/October/2023 – 02:32 PM
In recent days, there has been a comparison between Starbucks and Spiro Spates regarding the similarity of the logos of the two companies, as part of campaigns to boycott the products of foreign countries that support the Israeli occupation in light of the war crimes committed against the people of Gaza.
A picture comparing the logos of Starbucks and Spiro Spates was spread on social media platforms. Comments saw accusations of Starbucks stealing the logo. Spiro spatsBecause the Egyptian company was established in 1920, while the American company was newly established since 1971, but there are many social media activists who did not believe Starbucks stole the Spiro Spates logo because the activities of the two companies are different, even though they are for drinks.
Cairo 24 is keen to provide the latest news, information and facts of interest to citizens, in the following lines we will present to you the facts about the theft. Starbucks For the Spiro Spats logo, and a comparison between the history of the two companies and the development of the logo.
The fact that Starbucks stole the Spiro Spats logo
The logos of the producing companies are evolving over time, and the logo of Spiro Spates, which produces soft drinks since its founding, has been based on the name of Spiro Spates, a Greek businessman who founded the company in 1920 AD, and the shape of the bee, because he worked in agriculture and honey bees on the Greek island of Cephalonia, which gained… It is internationally known for producing the finest types of honey in the world, and the first logo design for the Egyptian company appeared as a bee inside a small circle only, and the color of the logo changes according to the type of flavour, as lemon and pomegranate flavours, as well as tonic, were available.
According to the website of Spiro Spats, in 1956 the form of designing a company logo evolved Spiro spats To the current design until 2009, when the company added another hair, next to the current one, as shown in the picture, and the logo approved in 1956 has remained present until now, with minor modifications in the writing font, but with the same circle and bee, and abandoning the other logo.
Thus, the Egyptian company’s logo is about 15 years older than Starbucks, and the first Starbucks logo in 1971 bears the same shape as the Spiro Spats logo, with minor differences in writing style and language.
Surprise about the Starbucks logo
The surprise here is that the Starbucks logo, which is compared to the Spiro Spats logo, has been changed since 2011. The Starbucks logo was developed in 4 stages of the company’s creation, and was changed to be the shape of a mermaid inside a circle. In the following picture are the stages of development of the Starbucks logo since its inception.
What is Spiro Spats Company?
a company Spiro spats It is a 100% Egyptian company specializing in the production of soft drinks. It was established in 1920. The company has invaded the Egyptian market during the past few days, after campaigns to boycott the products of foreign countries that support the Israeli occupation for the war crimes committed against the people of Gaza.
Pictures spread on social media sites about imaginary offers for Starbucks products to compensate for its loss, and that citizens turned to supporting the Egyptian industry, and that the American company issued a statement denying its financial support for the Zionist entity, and that Starbucks specializes in providing instant coffee of all kinds with sweets.
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