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Our History

1959 - Beginnings

Coffex Coffee Roasters was born in the golden age for coffee in Melbourne. The two founding Italian partners saw the rise of coffee and the decline of tea as European migrants brought the culture of espresso bars to Melbourne.Coffex Coffee Roasters was founded due to the high demand for better quality coffee and started as a small operation with no more than ten staff.

1996 - In New Hands

The mid-nineties saw a change in management, with new owners taking over the company. Through the late nineties, into the early 2000’s, Coffex Coffee Roasters as a company experienced considerable growth. With the demand for Coffex Coffee Roasters increasing, the company moved to a new site, located in Brunswick.

With the move came the creation of a state-of-the-art roasting facility. Equipped with the best roasting and packing equipment, Coffex Coffee Roasters began roasting on a scale as never before. Expanding into new markets, Coffex New Zealand have now been providing quality coffee and service for nearly 20 years.Later, a second headquarters was also set up in Malaysia, strengthening Coffex in a growing Asian Market.

2003 - Coffex in NZ

Coffex Coffee Roasters has been in Aotearoa New Zealand since 2003 and is firmly part of the local coffee scene. Supplying quality coffee to well-known hotels, restaurants, and cafes, Coffex New Zealand’s service and commitment to customers are at the core of its values.

2005 - Onwards and Upwards

It was the mid 2000’s that Coffex Coffee Roasters saw the further expansion of export markets. Moving into Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, China. Coffex Coffee Roasters has grown from humble beginnings to an internationally recognised brand. All while remaining a privately owned and family run business.

As the brand continued to grow and source coffee beans from around the world, a second roasting facility opened in Malaysia in 2015.



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