20 April 2021
From building to bottling, Wayne Waszak has transformed his career and is now doing what he loves. Co-owner of KB Kombucha, Wayne was previously a builder and facilities manager but now spends his days amid a tantalising array of Kombucha products, all sold alongside Emporio Coffee from KB’s flagship store in Taranaki St, Wellington.Read more
22 September 2020
It's been a year since Cassidy Symons, with the support of her family, took over Ruby's Cafe in Mana. She describes it as "challenging, and full of highs and lows". We ask Cassidy about her first twelve months in business.Read more
8 June 2020
Putting not just one but three hospitality businesses into lockdown was understandably stressful, but Wanaka’s Brona Parsons has bounced back with all three of her Wanaka ventures now back trading.Read more
11 May 2020
Twenty years and one nationwide Covid-19 lockdown later, Emporio Coffee, one of the first roasteries in Wellington, is still family-owned and going strong. This article by Kate Green first appeared on Stuff 30 April, 2020Read more
4 February 2020
It's 20 years since Emporio began roasting coffee in the Capital, supplying coffee to locals and businesses nationwide. We're excited to be having our big birthday in 2020.
2020 also marks an exciting new era in sustainability with the purchase of a Loring Kestrel 35 coffee roaster, the latest technology in coffee roasters. The Loring is a leader in sustainable, smokeless roasting.