Our Family

30 Years of Serving Better

  • 2020

    As a family owned and run business, Café du Monde is conscious of the legacy and the world it will be leaving to future generations, and continuously strives to make a difference. Taking note of the growing climate crisis, the business moves to fully recyclable packaging

    Coffee Beans Under Coffee Mug
  • 2019

    Cafe du Monde prides itself on its ability to evolve with the ever-changing industry, and launches the Service en Chambre Gen II to better suit the needs of the customer

  • 2015

    With family values at the core of everything it does, David’s son, Michael, joins the Café du Monde business

  • 2008

    On its never-ending quest to defeat normal, Café du Monde introduces its FRANKE bean to cup machines

  • 2007

    The first La Spaziale espresso machine launches, and to this day continues to be an unrivalled device

  • 2006

    Café du Monde’s Service en Chambre is released, awakening the hotel market to this revolutionary new design

  • 2005

    Café du Monde launches its infamous coffee bags - fresh ground coffee in a filter bag but without the mess

  • 2005

    A long-standing relationship with Macmillan begins, with the very first fundraising event taking place this year

  • 2002

    The first bean to cup machine, the Café Suisse 100, is released

  • 1999

    The first bulk brew filter coffee machines are released within the Animo range; an exciting milestone in Café du Monde’s history

  • 1995

    The original Grand Cru espresso blend is developed, encompassing an uncompromised quality and consistency

  • 1990

    Café du Monde welcomes Mike Osborne, who joins David as a business partner to help drive the company into the success it is today

    historic photo of team
  • 1989

    The Café du Monde adventure begins. The company is founded by David Latchem after being gifted a cafetière but unable to find appropriate coffee for it

    1989 Adventure Begins


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