Mobile coffee business finds its grounds

Cafe Con Leche owners aspire to one day have a brick-and-mortar shop.

Despite the literal and figurative bumps in the road it has faced since its inception, a local mobile coffee business appears to have found its footing and a loyal, growing customer base.

Co-owned by Edgar and Diana Mayorga, Café Con Leche opened for business in February. Serving a variety of espressos, specialty coffees, teas and desserts, the coffee cart is located at the Bertuccio Farms parking lot, 2410 Airline Highway in Hollister, and is open Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On a mid-June morning, the husband-and-wife team shared with BenitoLink the challenges, as well as the triumphs, of its two-year business journey: an odyssey that began in the Bay Area and eventually wound its way through San Benito County.

A self-described “coffee nerd,” Diana, 27, spent her teenage years working at various Redwood City coffee shops, learning about the industry and…

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