The Brewed Buddies is a proud Filipino homegrown brand where roots are traced to the beautiful province of Rizal. The concept started from a group of young and fresh working professionals that are experienced in different industries; from food & beverage, plant operations, supply chain, and finance. During one of their regular hangout meetings on October 9, 2019, they decided to discuss what type of business they would venture into. It was then when a flash of inspiration that they learned their common interest which is in coffee and tea beverages.
But looking at the bigger picture of the industry they will venture into, they’ve felt that they don’t want to be just another coffee and tea store; they wanted to find a niche in a sea of brands existing in the market. That’s when they thought of offering naturally brewed coffee and tea-based beverages in a cup that is meant for sharing just as how the group tends to share theirs or can be enjoyed individually. This is the seed that has been planted into their hearts that eventually gave birth to “The Brewed Buddies”. To put it simply, The Brewed Buddies is a group of friends who likes coffee & tea.
A BUSINESS THAT FLOURISHED AMIDST THE PANDEMIC
The concept has been pushed and aimed to be operating at malls particularly and initially at SM Malls. That is why on January 22, 2020, the group has presented to the management of SM City San Mateo and through a series of deliberation and thorough screening of the brand, the management was able to approve it across all SM Stores Nationwide. Initially, they have been given an award notice to operate on May 1, 2020, but due to the pandemic, they were forced to move their opening to a tentative date and their operations to uncertainty.
It was when the business decided to start operating on June 12, 2020, and launched a soft-opening, where operations, even though limited, is conducted online, accepting pick-ups and deliveries having the products crafted in a humble neighborhood at Rodriguez, Rizal. Few months later. the administration of SM City San Mateo, reaches the business to start the operations on November 1, 2020 and the rest is history.
Today, The Brewed Buddies is already operating in 11 locations and is aggressively expanding, preparing, and serving drinks to craving customers and crafting smiles with everyg