OUR STORY

The number one hot beverage solutions provider in New Zealand.

Café Express is New Zealand's foremost hot beverage solutions provider, and a trusted partner to many of New Zealand’s largest companies.

As well as providing the best coffee and tea in New Zealand, we supply our customers with loads of other great stuff too – like kitchen consumables, fresh milk, and cleaning products – sorry, no stationery.

The best people, great products and super service.

To be the best, we've gathered the experts to Cafe Express. We have the best people in the right places, delivering outstanding products, with Super Service (less the cape and tights).

 

Here's a couple of beliefs that we run our business by.

 

If we don't love what we do,
then how can you?


 

For you to get the best,
we have to be the experts.


 

Pointing the finger causes problems.
We're about solving them.


 

We do the right thing because it's the right thing to do – simple!


 

We love to surprise and delight
our customers.

BRINGING THE CAFE EXPERIENCE TO YOU

If you're looking to bring the cafe experience to your workplace – machines and all – you've come to the right place.

We own the whole process from start to finish. All you need to do is give us a bell…

 

 

From there, we'll…

 

Connect with your business

 

Ask what your needs are

 

Find the right solution for you

 

Sort out a transparent agreement

 

Set you up with a Café Express account
and web log in

 

Install your coffee machine, or machines

 

Shake hands!

Throughout the process we'll:

 

work closely with you to make sure
what we propose resolves what
you're looking for

 

give you honest advice so you can make an informed decision.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

 

We use environmentally friendly products and methods as much as possible in everyday business practices – we love our planet and want to do everything we can to ensure its longevity! Here's how.


 

We promote fair trade organic coffees and ethical teas over the norm.


 

We choose our suppliers carefully, reviewing their environmental sustainability practices before engaging.


 

We keep our power use, packaging waste, and water use to a minimum.


 

We listen! If you've got a good green idea, then we want to hear it!

 

 

Café Express offers a Green catalogue, full of fair-trade, ethical, and environmentally sustainable products like:


 

fair trade fresh and instant coffee


 

ethical tea


 

ecostore cleaners


 

biodegradable cups, plates, and cutlery


 

B_E_E sustainable cleaning products


 

wooden stirrers made from sustainable pine.




 

ETHICAL TEA PARTNERSHIP

Our two major tea brands, Bell Tea and Twinings, are both active members of the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The ETP is a global industry initiative that looks to monitor and improve living and working standards on tea estates worldwide.


The ETP focuses on six key areas of estate life:

 

employment (including minimum age and wage levels)

 

education

 

maternity

 

health and safety

 

housing

 

basic human rights.

 

The partnership has recently reviewed its monitoring programme and developed a new Standard which provides robust minimum requirements in all key areas of labour practices in the tea industry and is based on the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code.

 

It has also been expanded to capture best practices in community provisions on housing, education and healthcare as well as environmental indicators including water, waste, energy and soil.

 

Find out more about the
Ethical Tea Partnership.