Coffee Companies South Africa – A Comprehensive List

Coffee Companies in South Africa: A Comprehensive List

Coffee Companies in South Africa have been almost growing by the day, as more and more people want to turn their passion of coffee into a sustainable business.

Each major city in South Africa has had a different growth spurt within the coffee field with Cape Town growing particular fast through boutique coffee roasters and micro roasters whereas Johannesburg has seen a particular increase in the number of coffee equipment supply companies. Durban has experienced a mix of both with a steady increase in coffee roasters as well as coffee equipment suppliers.

We have created this overview of all the coffee players which we are aware about in the industry today, as although we like to believe we can offer a great coffee solution to many offices, homes and restaurants, we recognize we might not be the perfect fit for everyone. So here we go:

Johannesburg and Pretoria Coffee Companies

Adriatic Coffee: Adriatic coffee is general importers of all things Italian. They are also the importers of Segafredo coffee which is a popular Italian coffee brand.

Aquaspresso (That’s us): We have been around for over 5 years and specialise in office coffee machine rentals, coffee machines sales as well as coffee bean roasting and supply.

Bean There Coffee Company: Roasters of African fair trade coffee as well as carriers of machine brands like Jura

Café Kreme: Specialises in tailor-made office coffee solutions. Also carry BRAS slush machines as well a range of commercial espresso coffee machines and grinders.

Ciro: Ciro’s speciality is in corporate coffee solutions. They are also the importers of N & W Necta Coffee Vending machines as well as Bianchi Vending machines. Lavazza are also the importers of the Lavazza coffee brand.

Coffee Excellence: Coffee Excellence is based near Vereeniging and stocks a range of coffee beans as well as Jura Coffee Machines.

Coffee Unplugged: Specialise in restaurant and office machinery and carry brands such as Saeco, Solis and Bravilor.

Espresso Concepts: Espresso concepts main business is supplying restaurants with coffee beans from around the world. Prices start at R192/kg

Foghound: Foghound are the importers of Sprada machinery as well as being a marketing agency.

Frontier Coffee: Operate nationwide but based in Gauteng and carry brands such as Bianchi Vending, Jura and Coffee Break Vending.

Green Bean Coffee Roastery: Headed up by a passionate Lee Anderson, Green Bean supply great African coffee beans from around the continent. Their boutique roaster can be found on the Casalinga premises in Muldersdrift.

Heavenly Coffees: Heavenly coffees operate out of Centurion and offer a variety of options including bank run coffee machines rentals and a selection of office coffee machines to purchase.

Italian Lifestyle: Italian Lifestyle who formerly went under the name Saeco now carry brands from all over the world which include Bugatti appliances, Caffitaly coffee machines, Saeco Automatic and Vending machines as well as Elektra espresso machines.

Koldserve: Koldserve are general catering specialists and are also the importers of brands such as Coffee Queen, La Mazorcco, Wega and Expobar.

Miko: Miko and Puro fairtrade coffee is an international coffee brand distributed through Southern Africa. Miko also offers companies filter coffee solutions as well as coffee vending machines in the form of their Maestro Bean to Cup vending machine manufactured by Bianchi.

No Doubt Importers: No doubt are the sole importers of the Illy coffee brand in Johannesburg. Illy coffee is the most widely used coffee in the Johannesburg restaurant industry.

One Touch Coffee/Coffee Academy: Based in Kya Sands next to the official Jura Importers, the Coffee Academy is a reseller of all things Jura.

The Coffee Co (Coffee Company): Operate on a franchise based model where each franchise is assigned a particular region.

Top Vending: Specialise in a wide variety of vending machines from snack vending machines to cigarette vending machines. Also carry a range of Azkoyen coffee vending machines

Durban Coffee Companies

Beaver Creek: Beaver Creek, which is run by the Cummins family, is one of only 2 coffee plantations in the country. Originally a Banana farm, Beaver Creek changed to cultivating coffee beans to ward off thieving vagrants. Beaver Creek complimented the wine-of-the-month club with their very own coffee-of-the-month club.

Coffee Break: Coffee Break supplies Nescafe coffee machines and Bianchi coffee vending machines to compliment their water business which sells a variety of Everpure filters. They offer purchase and rental options on all their coffee machines.

Coffee Company: Primarily coffee bean suppliers (including coffee African and South American options), also supply Bialetti stove-top equipment.

Crystal Coolers: Crystal coolers main business is water dispensers and water coolers however

VDP distributors: VDP are the agents for Douwe Egberts in Durban. They also stock a variety of wines from around the world.

Cape Town Coffee Companies

Caffeluxe: Caffeluxe are the low cost Nespresso compatible capsule alternative. They provide a wide variety of white label coffee capsules as well as well priced capsule coffee machines.

Caffe Pronto: Caffé Pronto are the leaders in mobile coffee bars in Cape Town. They operate through a number of Caffe Pronto franchises.

Coffee Solutions: Coffee solutions is a general coffee solutions supply company who supplies companies with coffee and coffee machines. Coffee solutions specializes in Jura coffee machines but also carries Bianchi Vending machines, WMF coffee machines, Necta Vending range and Coffee Queen Filter coffee machines.

Conti Coffee: Conti Coffee holds a large selection of coffee brands from Severin to Jura as well as supplies companies with frozen beverage equipment (from Elmeco) and Everpure water filters.

Nicaf Coffee: Nicaf were there former joint distributors of Lavazza coffee beans and Lavazza coffee capsules in South Africa.

Peacock Tea and Coffee: Peacock has a good online store with a selection of coffees and teas available. Peacocks main business is the supply of filter coffee machines however also carries a range of espresso and cappuccino machines.

Quaffee: Quaffee have been selling Jura Coffee machines in Cape Town for over 5 years. They have nice complimentary coffee offers with coffee beans from around the world. Quaffee currently carries over 10 types of coffee beans and coffee blends.

Truth Coffee Company: Based in Buitenkant street in Cape Town, Truth coffee add to an already vibey Cape Town coffee culture.

We hope the above listing helps you find the perfect coffee machine company for you. Many of these companies listed above (Like us) have offices in a number of cities and provinces across South Africa but we have listed each coffee company above according to their head office location.

For more info on any of the above companies or for general coffee assistance please feel free to contact us.