Espresso Essential Coffee Launched
Espresso Essential coffee system launched by Australian and New Zealand founders
Espresso Essential Franchised Australia
International distribution of Espresso Essential coffee commenced in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Essential Slush Launched
Espresso Essential becomes one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest coffee machine and consumable distributors.
Espresso Essential Recognised
Espresso Essential first recognised in the BRW Fastest Growing Franchise — “BRW Fast 100 Awards”
I Luv Coffee Barista System Launched
Espresso Essential recognised in the BRW Fastest Growing Franchise — “BRW Fast 100 Awards” for the second year.
Espresso Essential Recognised Again
Espresso Essential recognised in the BRW Fastest Growing Franchise — “BRW Fast 100 Awards” for the third, fourth and fifth years consecutively.
Espresso Brand Expansion
Espresso Brands Group’s three main beverage lines of Automatic Coffee, Barista Coffee and Slush relaunched as the “I Luv…” range. Expands with full Barista range from French supplier Reneka. Expands into Singapore, Philippines and Papua New Guinea
Air Roaster Introduction
Builds state of the art air Roaster with larger capacity to roast premium coffee blends for distribution nationally and internationally.
New Customer Service Management
Implements new systems to enhance customer management and provide excellence in customer service
The group is acquired by a private consortium of Australians and New Zealanders headed by its CEO and a new executive team. The business is renamed Essential Coffee Group with banner brand Essential Coffee. Acquires Essential Brands Victoria and Advanced Coffee Solutions New South Wales. The South Australian Master Franchise agreement is terminated and Essential Coffee works directly with its locally based South Australian distributors and customers. Expands into the Middle East
Export Areas Expand
Acquires Espresso Essential Western Australia, Essential Brands Group Townsville and the South Coast New South Wales business Coffee in Moments and supports their customers directly. International Network Conference held in Singapore to drive export opportunities. Invests in growth and expansion of Essential Coffee New Zealand.
Reneka Latte Art Technology is Introduced
Essential Coffee’s Reneka range is expanded by launching new Reneka Latte Art Technology.
Awarded Bronze Medal at Golden Bean Awards
Atomic, the smoothest of Essential Coffee’s dark roasts, is awarded a Bronze Medal in the Milk Based Espresso category at the Golden Bean Awards Austalia/New Zealand 2019, the world’s largest coffee roasting competition.
Re-signed with BMD Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club
Sponsorship agreement between Essential Coffee and multi-year national surf lifesaving champions, BMD Northcliffe Surf Life Saving Club.
Introduces Industrial Coffee Cups
Industrial compostable coffee cups are introduced.
Introduces La Roccia & Piccolo Roccia
New Italian handmade and designed La Roccia and Piccolo Roccia ranges are introduced to Essential Coffee’s barista coffee machine range.
Compostable Slush Cups Introduced
Compostable slush cups replace plastic slush cups.
Re-signed with Burleigh Bears QRL Rugby League
Sponsorship agreement between Essential Coffee and professional Rugby League Club, Burleigh Bears is re-signed.
Home Compostable Coffee Cups Introduced
Home compostable coffee cups are introduced to conform to AS5810 home composable standards and align with Essential Coffee’s environmental ethos. These Aqueous cups are made using a uniue water-based dispersion coating, which reduces the amount of material needed while providing the same leak and grease-proof benefits as other coatings.
Re-signed with Sydney Roosters NRL Rugby League Team
Sponsorship agreement between Essential Coffee and Sydney Roosters NRL Rugby League Team is renewed.