The History of Nurcha

We are changing the world one meal at a time.

SINCE 2004

The Nurcha Story

The history of Nurcha is interesting to say the least. We have come a long way from our early days…

Initially launched in 2004 as the Coastal Wellbeing Centre, we grew a loyal following that allowed us to open Cafe Nurcha in 2014. We ran both businesses side by side, but 5 years on, we came to understand that Nurcha was where it was at!

2019 saw us merge both brands, and Cafe Nurcha has since evolved to become known as the key vegan lifestyle destination on the Sunshine Coast.

We have not forgotten our humble beginnings and we never will. One of our key values is that of community, and our Nurcha family means the world to us.

a very special little bird

The Nurcha Logo

Cafe Nurcha is a family-owned business founded on a philosophy of integrity, and a dedication to delivering quality goods at competitive prices. We have a focus on sustainability, veganism, health and conscious living.

Our logo has been especially designed to reflect the history of Nurcha, our values and our hopes and dreams for the planet.

vegan food is the key to the cafe nurcha’s history

World peace starts in the kitchen.

We support your decision to make positive product choices and are proud to provide our extensive range, both online and in person at our store.

From cruelty-free groceries, to eco-friendly cleaning products, gorgeous gifts and homewares, there’s definitely something for everyone.

Food is our specialty, and our 100% plant-based cafes showcase the colour, flavours, textures and beauty that a vegan diet can offer.

At Nurcha, we believe that eliminating animal products from your lifestyle is of huge significance in helping the planet.

If you’ve made the choice to become vegan, you’ve probably discovered by now that it’s not always easy or convenient to find everything you need.

luvin’ life – our sister company


If you’ve shopped with us before chances are you’ve come across Luvin’ life products! Luvin’ Life is our sister company and was established back in 2003. It is a family owned Sunshine Coast business with it’s beginnings being in the retail industry. It was here we noticed and were witness to the yawning price gap between the hard cost of a product and the exorbitant prices of retail to the consumer.  We made a pact to create our company on a win, win, win basis and here lay the birth of Luvin Life.

The importing, producing and creating of our products have been done with a passion for a plant-based lifestyle, a desire to breakdown the cost barrier between quality products and the consumer and all done with a passion for lifeĀ a highly conscious approach towards sustainability and a wish for all beings to be happy.


The Nurcha Ethos

We understand that in today’s society, it is hard to maintain an earth-friendly approach at all times. But we need change. We need to make a difference. How do we achieve this? We do so by TRYING.

We don’t need a handful of people doing sustainable living perfectly, we need MILLIONS of people doing it imperfectly.


We walk the walk AND talk the talk. We live by our values. What you see is what you get – from our staff, to our food, to our product ranges.


From our products, to our processes, to our packaging and even our decor choices, sustainability is always our close to our heart. We aim to do no harm. It is a hard call, but we work hard to achieve this in all that we do and offer.


Cafe Nurcha sources food products locally whenever possible. We collaborate with local businesses and producers who have values that align with ours. Our lifestyle product offerings are always produced ethically and we carefully curate this before adding any new brands to our range.


We all seek to find our “tribe”. Diversity, tolerance and community are what we strive for. We embrace all beings and wish happiness to all. Everybody is welcome at Nurcha.


We believe that to create change, we must accept change. We embrace new technologies in a bid to evolve and forever improve on our sustainability practices and the footprint we leave on the earth.


We carefully select our product ranges and menu items to ensure that they can be enjoyed by all. Our planet can never benefit if only a small few can afford to live sustainably or eat vegan. Our pricing structures are designed to be within reach of everyone, regardless of budget.

Vegan Life + Nurcha

Instagram Error : Error validating access token: The session has been invalidated because the user changed their password or Facebook has changed the session for security reasons.

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from - Youtube
Consent to display content from - Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from - Google
Consent to display content from - Spotify
Sound Cloud
Consent to display content from - Sound

Site by My Pixel Strategy