Julius Meinl I opens a spice shop in Vienna’s city centre in which he sells green coffee beans, cocoa, tea, spices, rice and sugar.
Julius Meinl II revolutionizes coffee roasting by means of a process he had developed himself. In this process the beans no longer came into contact with fuel gases and for the first time were free of any aftertaste, while the full aroma was retained.
The company headquarters are relocated to what is now called Julius Meinl Gasse (the road was named after Julius Meinl II in1954) in Vienna's 16th district, where it has remained to this day.
Julius Meinl is the largest coffee roaster in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and also the largest importer of coffee and tea in an economic area of 60 million inhabitants.
The graphic designer Joseph Binder creates the Meinl Mohr, which becomes its trade mark for coffee and later the company’s trademark.
Julius Meinl III sucessfully led the company through turbulent times of both World Wars.
The Julius Meinl flagship store at the address Graben 19 in Vienna opens and until today has remained the number one location for high-class delicacies in Vienna.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the company, the jubilee blend is launched.
The competitive President coffee is launched.
The strong focus on its core business and international expansion leads Julius Meinl coffee to become well-known beyond Austrian borders. The first Meinl coffee house in Chicago is opened.
Julius Meinl buys the Crem Caffé brand.
The Italian star designer Matteo Thun carries out a relaunch of the logo and develops a new, trendy cup design.
During the EURO 2008 football championship, Julius Meinl sets up the largest coffee house in the world in the square between the Natural History and Art History Museums. In the same year, the Julius Meinl capsule system is launched.
1862, Meinl’s premium coffee, is relaunched for the restaurant trade. It is characterised by its extraordinary taste, special design and the state of the art technology used in its manufacturing.
The trendy new retail packaging designed by Matteo Thun is launched. In the same year, the new 1kg product Espresso Wiener Art is launched.
Julius Meinl celebrates the 150th anniversary of undoubted quality and expertise.
Julius Meinl starts inspiring Australia.