Years of experience, superior service coverage, well-loved blends and exclusive patented technology.

Strength through experience

Essential Coffee and its business I Luv Slush are well known as one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s largest privately owned beverage distributors. Established in 2001 via a network of direct territories and distributors, the network now employs over 200 people across Australia, New Zealand and its International associates.

Essential Coffee proudly leads the market in the supply of exclusive premium quality hand-made European coffee, slush and frappe machines and consumable products through its well-known brands such as Essential Coffee, Espresso Essential, I Luv Coffee, I Luv Slush and Essential Slush Co. Now having placed over 26,000 coffee and 7,000 slush systems into the market, our focus is to be the customers first choice for all things coffee and slush.

Our support

Our team of Business Development Managers (BDMs) and qualified Service Technicians, span across Australia and New Zealand and our International affiliates. Our BDMs are available to visit with you for a no-obligation demonstration and service support. Our far-reaching network means we can meet with you at your place of work or business. We focus on understanding your business and how you want to serve your customers or staff — not just in metro locations but also in smaller towns.

Our approach

Essential Coffee has a positive culture through our 5 heart values and often refer to these as they sit at the heart of our business. These values are carried through everything we do, from working with our customers to working internally with our own staff.

Honesty: We talk straight and tell it how it is

Excitement: We enjoy what we do and fun doing it

Attitude: We play to win with passion

Respect: We respect all of our stakeholders

Teamwork: We are all one customer focused team


Complete Beverage Solutions (Slush and Coffee)

Essential Coffee delivers complete end-to-end coffee and slush beverage solutions to our customers.

Our wide range of high-quality exclusive handmade European equipment caters for businesses ranging from the smallest of businesses cafes and corner stores, through to larger hotels, casino’s, licensed clubs, restaurants, catering businesses and facilities such as hospitals, schools, retirement villages and Defence Force facilities.

We offer innovative equipment on loan, lease or buy options enabling our clients to get serving our coffee and slush in the shortest possible time frames.

We assist businesses every step of the way, taking them from concept through to assessing which solution is right for their needs and their customers. We help our clients find the most cost-effective and affordable option that delivers the coffee and slush products they need.

Our reputation is built on superior customer service, support and products. Ongoing support is provided including full set up and training of team members in everything from machine use through to cleaning and troubleshooting.

Our quality consumables deliver consistent and reliable beverages at an affordable price, while our branding and point of sale material helps to build the customer experience.