BlendCo was established in 2018, forged from a friendship between two coffee roasters who had been sharing knowledge together for more than 25 years. The basis of this amalgamation between Espresso and Coffee Solutions Geelong VIC, and Expresso Coffee Specialists Lisarow NSW was simple - to bring together (Blend) both roasters (Companies) enabling them to better service customers.
With the addition of White & One Coffee Supplies on the Sunshine Coast QLD, and Creative Foods in Warragul VIC, BlendCo today stands as a unique model in the Australian coffee and tea market. BlendCo - a collection of 4 family businesses, locally owned and locally operated that Blend Collectively to bring the very best of coffee, tea and machinery to each local market.
At BlendCo, we go beyond the cup, providing coffee, tea and machinery solutions to bars, restaurants, cafes and hospitality venues. We are passionate about our coffee, our customers and the communities in which we belong. Our aim is simple - to add value to your business by building long lasting business relationships based on a shared passion, trust, and an appreciation of each other.
Our offer consists of exclusive local hand-crafted coffees, an exceptional range of teas, and a quality portfolio of coffee machinery. Our product range is backed by high levels of service, guaranteeing that our customers will always be at the forefront of the Australian coffee and tea scene.
We offer a range of exclusive hand-crafted Australian coffee brands with a taste profile and brand image to suit every establishment. Blends and single origins are crafted with green beans sourced worldwide, before being roasted in harmony across our suite of brands.
We appreciate the individual characteristics of the green bean and love to work with the best to create exceptional authentic coffees – each one guaranteed to help your business stand out from the crowd.
Our brands include Woolshed Coffee Roasters, The Ants Pants Espresso, Q Coffee, NorthSouth Espresso, Amber Organic Espresso, and Hyphen.
From our BlendCo Tea brand through to our exclusive Tea Forte offering, we have something to suit everyone’s cup of tea. Our BlendCo range of drinking chocolates, chai blends, syrups and sugars nicely complement each of our coffee and tea brands.
BlendCo represents some of the world’s largest and most progressive manufacturers of coffee machinery and accessories. Our commercial offerings include brands such as Slayer, La Cimbali, Wega, Mazzer, Bianchi and Bravilor as well as the Bezzera range of coffee machines for high-end domestic use.
Our team of qualified technicians are on call 7 days a week to support our clients and provide peace of mind. We understand a coffee machine is at the heart of every coffee place. Our preventative maintenance program is designed to ensure we fix issues before they arise.
At BlendCo we know that ultimately our success will be measured in terms of the world that we leave our children. Our aim is simple - to eliminate our carbon footprint.
Our current projects include:
- Collection and recycling of all plastic in coffee, tea, chocolate and chai bags.
- Collection and composting of all spent coffee grounds.
- Collection and re-use of all cardboard boxes.
- The offering and ultimate use only of bio-degradable take away cups and lids.
- An offset program for a carbon neutral footprint of our administration, warehousing, delivery, sales and machinery operation.
> Photo right: Used coffee ready to be incorporated into organic fertiliser.
Parallel to our view of sustainability is our sense of community. At BlendCo we know we will achieve more together than we will alone. We have a long history of supporting local charities, and the communities in which we operate, helping support those that support us.
< Photo left: 250 gram bags packed and ready for a local charity.
At BlendCo we roast daily right across each of our four roasteries in Geelong VIC, Lisarow NSW, Sunshine Coast QLD and Warragul VIC. BlendCo is as local as you can get, anymore local and we would have to roast at your place!
Our aim is simple, to create blends and single origin coffees to suit the taste requirements of each specific location, but always with one thing in mind – to make all our blends and single origins consistently delicious.