Thursday 26 May 2022

LA MARZOCCO – New offices inaugurated in Auckland and Barcellona

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La Marzocco opens a branch office and showroom in Auckland, New Zealand. The premise was inaugurated on October 16. The event was attended by Tom Beaumont, General Manager of La Marzocco Australasia, Tom Handiside, Operations Manager at the new branch in New Zealand, and other members of the La Marzocco team, as part of the Australasian network to locally provide sales and technical support to further meet the demands of New Zealand’s specialty market, to maintain and reinforce its strong coffee culture, and maintain its leadership within the niche.
Representing La Marzocco’s company culture, this new location will be providing education, training and events for the coffee community, giving an on-going opportunity for roasters to serve their coffee, share their industry experience with the public and generate ideas on how to gear quality-coffee businesses towards higher and more sustainable standards.
The La Marzocco New Zealand Showroom is situated in 36 Parnell Road Auckland 1052. For more information, please free to contact Tom Handiside (tom.handiside@lamarzocco.co.nz), phone +64 9 307 2060.

First office opened in Barcellona
La Marzocco, in collaboration with Elisabet Sereno, coffee expert and business partner, opens La Marzocco Spain in Barcelona. The Iberian branch aims to raise awareness as well as play a decisive role in the country’s emerging specialty coffee movement, by supporting sales and providing education and training for the barista community who may experiment on-site with different types of coffee – single origin and blends – also through La Marzocco’s True Artisan Café format, set in accordance with the company’s goal to uphold the barista profession and elevate the general coffee quality perception. The True Artisan Café will host Spanish and International independent roasters on a rotating basis to showcase their coffees, offer cupping and other specific training sessions.
La Marzocco Spain is located in Passatge Sant Benet 6, Barcelona, and officially opened its premises on October the 2nd in the company of Kent Bakke, CEO of La Marzocco International, Guido Bernardinelli, Managing Director and other members of the La Marzocco family. For more information, contact Elisabet Sereno (elisabet@lamarzocco.es), phone number +34 652 814949.
La Marzocco, founded in 1927 by the Bambi brothers, has traditionally specialized in producing high end hand crafted espresso coffee machines geared towards excellence, a quality cup and style.
The company is headquartered near Florence, Italy, with offices in Auckland, Barcelona, London, Melbourne, Milan, Seattle and Seoul. La Marzocco has over 140 employees and produces espresso coffee machines and grinders that are exported to over 80 countries with the support of its distributors and partners, making La Marzocco’s presence known on the 5 continents.

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