Espresso Essential Coffee Launched
Espresso Essential coffee system launched by New Zealand founders
Espresso Essential Franchised New Zealand
Espresso Essential coffee commenced in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
Essential Slush Launched
Espresso Essential becomes one of New Zealand’s largest coffee machine and specialty coffee companies
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 company is acquired by a private consortium directed by Auckland born, James Cook. The business is renamed Essential Coffee Group with banner brand Essential Coffee
Export Areas Expand
Invests in growth and expansion of Essential Coffee New Zealand