Switch Espresso


Switch Espresso is an award winning coffee roaster based in Christchurch, NZ. Our mission is to provide our team and partners with an experience without equal – to be better than we were yesterday.

Our coffee & tea is served all over the South Island and even as far south as Antarctica. The cornerstone of our business is our coffee care program, which combines the 5 key elements necessary to produce the best cup of coffee:


We source coffee beans from the finest producing estates and regions from around the world. Our transparent relationships with farmer collectives and ethical suppliers mean we can offer excellent quality and competitive pricing, and make sure the people doing the hard work get their cut.


Our own ‘Hoity Toi-Tea’ is hand picked and imported directly from the finest tea producing estates and regions in the world, our seven exciting fine teas brew incredibly delicious with beautiful colour and delightful aromatics.


Appropriate training is an essential part of our coffee care program. All of our clients are required to undergo periodic training. Training includes menu development, covering basic drinks to specialty and signature drinks, as well as basic equipment trouble shooting. Check out the training room.


Our team of professionals can guide you on a well-considered service layout, based on our extensive experience in café service environments. We also help you access the right equipment for your needs with close relationships with the following distributors around the world.


Routine preventative maintenance of equipment and 24/7 emergency response services are managed and performed by our technician and support crew. Scheduled preventative ensures equipment is performing at its best as it should

Become a partner

For additional information or if you’d like to enquire about partnering with us talk to our wholesale manager Jeremy Innes.
E-mail: jeremy@switchespresso.co.nz
Phone: 022 555 2229