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The company Julius Meinl bears the name of the legendary founder of the Viennese coffee culture and is one of the oldest coffee roasters in the world. The company has two coffee factories: one is in Austria, where the grains are fried in a unique Viennese recipe, and the other in Italy, where the technology of special Italian roasting is applied.
Julius Mainl adheres to the policy of ethical management of coffee economy with preservation of a biodiversity of the nature and regularly carries out certification of the plantations. This is confirmed by the availability of the RainForest Alliance (RFA) certificate and the right to affix the RFA marking on the packaging. Coffee beans from the plantations of Central and Latin America, West Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, India, Brazil are subject to strict selection. Quality control is carried out at each stage of production, ensuring the compliance of the finished product with the highest world standards. Today the company is among the largest suppliers of premium coffee. Representatives for the sale of coffee and tea are in 15 countries and more than in 50 countries the company is represented through its distributors. The trade mark occupies leading positions at home in Austria, the best restaurants in Europe and around the world offer Julius Mein coffee to its visitors.
The owner of a small shop in the middle of the Austrian capital, Julius Meinl, became one of the few who started selling already fried coffee beans. Until then, people bought raw grains, and the houses themselves fried them in a frying pan and not everyone managed to do it right. So coffee lost taste and did not meet our expectations at all. In addition, not everyone could afford to buy coffee beans, but only wealthy people. Julius Meinl, being a big fan of coffee, decided to devote his life to the production and distribution of a favorite drink, so that every person, regardless of status or material wealth, had the opportunity to buy coffee and enjoy his unearthly taste. The talented inventor constantly introduced innovations and sought to improve the roasting technology of coffee beans in order to fully reveal in the taste and aroma all the subtle notes of coffee sound. His enthusiasm was crowned with success. Julius Meinl handed over the work and knowledge to his children, who for five generations piously honored family traditions, continuing work in the field of coffee business. 150 years of experience and laborious work have brought the desired result - Julius Meinl coffee with the highest taste characteristics has always been and remains the most popular brand in the world market.
1862 - small businessman Julius Meinl opened a small shop in the center of Vienna, where he began to sell coffee, tea, cocoa beans, spices and spices.
1877 - a breakthrough in the coffee industry - Julius Meinl invents a unique method of drum roasting grains, in which coffee has no off-flavor. This laid the foundation for the future prosperity of family business.
In 1912, the main office of the company and the roasting shop moved to the street in Vienna, named after the company's founder, Julius Meinl Gasse. This name it has preserved to this day.
1913 - the company takes the lead in frying coffee beans in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and becomes the largest supplier of coffee and tea to Europe.
1924 - all the recognizable Mauritian drinking coffee, with a red fez on his head became the company's logo. Such a headdress with a tassel is like the Ottoman Empire, from where in 1683 coffee was brought to Vienna.
1962 - the centenary of the company. To celebrate the creation of a special coffee blend "Jubilee".
1980 - the release of a new blend of premium-class "President".
2004 - Italian designer Matteo Tun updates the logo and creates a reference cup design.
2009 - Julius Mainl has introduced an innovative concept using modern technologies to better preserve the freshness of coffee. The novelty 1862 Premium is presented in a stylish design.
2010 - the packaging of coffee is released in a new exclusive design, which was developed by the Italian designer Matteo Thun for the retail segment.
2012 - the 150th anniversary of the company. "The experience of the West and the wisdom of the East" - to become the main motto in the further activity on the production of brand tea Julius Meinl.
2014 - the start of the concept of brewing coffee "French Press" from Julius Mainl, in which the grain to full reveal all the facets of its taste and aroma.
2015 - with an enormous scale, an international action was held on the initiative of the company "Inspiration in every cup", when more than 100 thousand people in 1153 coffee establishments on four continents in 27 countries paid for poetry with a cup of coffee.
Poetry is an integral attribute of the philosophy of the producer Julius Mainl, showing that the spiritual aspect of life is more important than material.
Julius Meinl was an aesthetic and always strived for the ideal, he created a creative atmosphere in coffee houses. Here poets, artists, were striving to draw inspiration for their works. Today we also have the honor to touch the legacy of a genial ambassador, every connoisseur can buy coffee, the technology of production of which has preserved old secrets and has adopted the experience of diligent work of five generations of the family of a well-deserved master.
You can also try Julius Meinl's coffee with a delicious taste, the aroma of which, like a warm trend of the time, brings to the spiritual space of Viennese coffee houses, where poetry is realized.