A Brand of long-lived Tradition

Julius Meinl is proud to be THE ambassador of Viennese coffeehouse culture since 1862. As the first professional roaster in Europe and throughout constant innovation, Julius Meinl has built a unique and highly successful coffee culture based on Viennese tradition. Since 1862, Julius Meinl stands for experience, tradition and products of premium quality.

Our logo

The famous Julius Meinl Logo is an iconic symbol recognized throughout the entire world since its founding in 1862. The logo symbolizes a young man wearing a Fez (red head-dress with a tassel) pays tribute to the historical influence of the Turkish Ottoman Empire that brought coffee to Vienna in 1683. The original logo was designed by the well-known Viennese artist Josef Binder in 1924. It has been modernized over the years, resembling the European Baroque angels found throughout Austria’s rich architecture. This logo is the international trademark of Julius Meinl. The brand enjoys a very strong position in Europe, especially in its home country Austria, but has also been well established overseas.


Our vision

Julius Meinl is the No. 1 premium HoReCa coffee brand worldwide AND a leading global HoReCa tea brand.

Our values


We value our Origin and Heritage, in other words tradition, Vienna and history. Ever since 1862, we have been upholding our brand’s fine tradition. Our coffees, our service and presentation set us apart. Served on a silver tray in a porcelain cup and saucer with a small glass of water and a spoon balanced atop, Julius Meinl coffee tastes best when served in this traditional Viennese way. It is the presentation and service that enables the customer to sit back, relax and take time to enjoy a real cup of coffee, a single espresso, tea or hot chocolate.

“As the ambassador of Viennese coffeehouse culture, we are dedicated to serve our customers pleasurable and poetic timeouts. Julius Meinl inspires you - and being inspired, you inspire others.”


Vienna, the birth place of the Julius Meinl company, has historically been a rich breeding ground for creativity as well as inspiration and remains to do so until today. Simply put Vienna, with its coffeehouses, is a place of poetry and inspiration.


Get inspired and discover the poet inside you. With every sip of Julius Meinl coffee and tea.


Founded by Julius Meinl I in 1862 in Vienna, Austria, the fifth generation of the Meinl family is still actively involved in the business today … encouraging sustainable growth for the next 150 years and beyond.


Founded in 1862, Julius Meinl is one of the oldest coffee roasters in the world and has maintained its reputation as a supplier of premium quality coffees and teas to this day. Extensive coffee know-how in green coffee purchasing and established long-term relationships with coffee farmers, a careful selection of beans by family members and a typical Viennese roasting by our coffee specialists help ensure the perfect cup of coffee. Our long tradition of focusing on our customer’s needs allows us to provide support, service and ideas to serve our customers in the best possible way.

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