What do I need to get started?

Lava Coffee has relationships with many of Australia’s leading financial providers. All you need is a $30,000 to $50,000 deposit or property equity against which your Cafe can be financed. Lava Coffee does not provide finance. However we can put you in touch with leading financial institutions that we have a strong relationship with. Most […]

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Is price more important than quality?

A return on investment and value for money are critical to Lava Coffee’s franchise system. Which is why we desire to build strong business relationships with all our Franchise Partners ensuring that they are profitable from the first day they start business. We also believe that quality is more significant than price. As a result, […]

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What makes Lava Coffee competitive?

Lava Coffee is a highly competitive franchise system. It stands head and shoulders over many other franchise systems in this fiercely competitive industry where some franchise systems ignore the basic rules of franchising i.e. to create a mutually beneficial relationship between franchisor and franchisee. This relationship is the cornerstone of the Lava Coffee philosophy. It’s […]

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What makes Lava Coffee stand out from its competitors?

The success of any franchise system depends on the success of the Franchise Partners. Lava Coffee is a successful and well recognised brand that offers its Franchise Partners a proven business model that equips them to run a business smoothly and efficiently. As a Franchise Partner you will have access to the right business tools, […]

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Why are these services important to me and my business?

Franchising is usually a 10 year business relationship. And, like a marriage, you need to be comfortable with your partner. We are interested in a partnership and a long term relationship. To ensure our (and your) credibility, we conduct a thorough selection process for each new Franchise Partner applicant. Our aim is to recruit the […]

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What training is provided?

Lava Coffee offers its Franchise Partners: One week’s training for two people, including barista, and operational training at our training facility in Sydney (flights and accommodation at your cost) One week on site training with one of our experienced operations team. Two week launch with an experienced Franchise Development Manager.

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How is my new business launched and what happens thereafter?

During this time, the Franchise Partner Development Manager teaches you the necessary skills and techniques to help you in the future. He or she is your guide to developing your business ensuring that you maximise the benefit of the systems and procedures you have invested in. Your Franchise Development Manager will develop a short term […]

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What sort of skills do I need to become a Franchise Partner?

You must have a desire to be your own boss. You need a self starter mentality. You need to be motivated and accept new challenges. It’s important to know how to communicate, particularly with your customers. Being a great social networker is an advantage. In fact, it’s a prerequisite to achieving the best results for […]

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What is the selection process and how long does it take before I can start business?

Lava Coffee is only interested in partnering with those applicants who are genuinely keen to be part of the Lava Coffee family. Together, we can continue to build a reputable brand in the industry based on a strong, working business relationship. Here’s the process you need to follow: Complete an online and obligation free Franchise […]

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Are there any ongoing fees?

Fees are an important part of any franchise system. It allows Lava Coffee to reinvest in the business to provide you with the resources, support and business know-how to grow the brand and your business. Lava Coffee wants you to grow your business from the first day onwards. And, with this in mind, we only […]

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Brisbane Franchise Expo Exhibitor Spotlight

Lava Coffee is a Vibrant young Australian owned Specialty Coffee Franchise with a focus on high quality espresso coffee served in non-traditional locations.

As much as we love everything from frothy cappuccinos to intense ristretto, at Lava Coffee¬ it’s not just about the coffee. It’s about helping you to live the dream – and be the boss of your own coffee business.

Before merging to become Lava Coffee in January, 2016, the team operated the highly successful Cafe2U mobile coffee business. This included more than 250 worldwide franchisees, it’s a recipe that’s now brewing more success across Australia.

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