Entrepreneurial since 1862

Since 1862, House of Julius Meinl companies have been independent and entrepreneurial forces in their respective industries. In parallel, the Julius Meinl family has sought to use its standing and influence for the benefit of its chosen causes

Spanning Six Generations

Going back to the foundation of its business activities in 1862, the Meinl Family has been a family of merchants and investors.

Julius Meinl I

Julius Meinl I is the founder of the company of the same name. He is considered to be a pioneer of the coffee industry. The sale of freshly roasted coffee was first made possible by the roasting method he developed in 1862.

Julius Meinl II

Julius Meinl II was a successful businessman, who was also extraordinarily active on the political and social front. Under his management, his father’s simple food shop grew to become one of Austria’s leading companies.

Julius Meinl III

Julius Meinl III took over the family’s food company from his father Julius Meinl II in 1933 and continued to expand it across Europe. After Austria’s so-called “Anschluss” into Nazi Germany in 1938, he left the country and emigrated to England.

Julius Meinl IV

Julius Meinl IV joined the family business, Julius Meinl AG, as a member of the Supervisory Board. Established by his great-grandfather in 1862, Julius Meinl AG was one of the leading food retailing and food producing companies in Austria.

Julius Meinl V

Julius Meinl V heads House of Julius Meinl. The name Julius Meinl is synonymous with a family business, and the brand is one of the best known and most prestigious not only in Austria.

Julius VI

Julius Meinl VI was born in 1986. He has over 10 years of principal investment and entrepreneurial experience. Currently, Julius Meinl VI is a director of Julius Meinl Living, where his is driving the development and opening of the company’s initial aparthotels.

Doing Well By Doing Good

Julius Meinl V is actively engaged in Jewish philanthropy. He provides support to Jewish communal institutions in Austria, in particular, to the World Jewish Congress