OUR
ORIGIN.
OUR
FAMILY.

OUR
LEGACY.

OUR STORY

Rio Coffee is proudly South Australian owned and family operated since 1964, the oldest coffee roasting house in South Australia. Rio offers hand-roasted, speciality coffee – roasted to order – to businesses and individuals who place importance on quality, exclusivity and value. Over the past 50 years, the business has built itself upon a dedicated, human-to-human focus on customer service and brand representation of the highest quality.

At Rio Coffee we pride ourselves on offering premium coffee, food and beverage products to businesses and individuals who place a high value on quality and exclusivity. We are informed, but not constrained by our long history in the industry. We are perpetually reforming, modernising, and improving our practices; infrastructure and product catalogue to ensure the Rio brand remains at the forefront of hospitality development in Australia.

Our coffee production is supported by an in-house service fleet, as well as specialist barista trainers and education facilities that are available to commercial and domestic customers. In support of our coffee production, Rio Coffee has meticulously sourced an array of gourmet foods and imported beverages that we endorse wholeheartedly and are excited to share with our clientele. We aim to establish meaningful long-term relationships with all our suppliers – local or international, and an understanding that business is a two-way exchange. We source artisan products and have developed a range of both local and international products to establish a portfolio to rival any supplier.

OUR SPECIALTY

 

Years of dedication, focus and an unshakable self-belief have made Rio Coffee an industry leader and one of the catalysts behind Australia’s ever-growing passion for coffee. From the beginning, Rio Coffee has roasted to order daily, ensuring the highest attainable levels of freshness and quality.

At Rio Coffee we are all about relationships, our relationships between coffee supplier and café owner are essential to the longevity of Rio. Our value for high quality relationships starts from our direct contact with our green bean coffee producers, both striving for long term sustainability and innovation at origin. Roasting is our craft; relationship building is our most influential trait.

Our coffee production is supported by an in-house service fleet, as well as specialist barista trainers and education facilities that are available to commercial and domestic customers. In support of our coffee production, Rio Coffee has meticulously sourced an array of gourmet foods and imported beverages that we endorse wholeheartedly and are excited to share with our clientele. We aim to establish meaningful long-term relationships with all our suppliers – local or international, and an understanding that business is a two-way exchange. We source artisan products and have developed a range of both local and international products to establish a portfolio to rival any supplier.

EARLY YEARS

 

The man who started it all – Fulvio Pagani. Having emigrated from Italy in the 1950’s Fulvio started Rio Coffee in 1964 with a small 10kg roaster and a blue Volkswagen van; blending, roasting and learning about coffee on a day-to-day basis.

Rio Coffee
22 Nelson St, Stepney SA 5069
Phone:(08) 8362 3376

Opening Hours
MON – THUR : 9am – 5pm
FRI: 9am – 4.00
SAT: 9am – 12.30
SUN: Closed