Colette Hurley Coffee Machines December 31st, 2017 - 13:31:30
It is a good idea to start a coffee shop business or have a coffee machine as an extra add on in the store that you own or are planning to set up. Having coffee machines allow your customers to quench their thirst and cravings right at your store while searching or browsing for their much needed accessories. Thus having a coffee machine in your business set up can never be a bad idea. But for the idea to materialize it is extremely essential for you to figure out a good coffee machine for yourself. The specifications of the machine must compliment the requirement that you have with respect to the machine. With different varieties of coffee machines available both in large scale and small scale versions it is very essential to make your choice with all the due planning as a calculated choice is definitely much better than an unheralded guess on any given day.
There are different types of espresso machines that are available today. While venturing towards purchasing an espresso machine of choice the important thing is to decide upon is the extent of control that one wishes to exert over the coffee brewing process. Often the extent of control over the brewing process that is offered involving superior functionalities becomes directly proportional to the difficulty in operating i.e. increase in operational complexity. The differences in the various espresso machines of the day ought to be understood in order to make a worthy purchasing choice.
If you work in a small office a machine with a small carafe is sufficient. However you work in a very large office a machine that can fill a large coffee urn might be what is needed. Another feature that would be useful in this type of environment is a machine with a "time to clean" indicator coupled with a self clean feature. Often calcium buildup can occur in these machines and an indicator of when the machine needs to be cleaned is important. In a shared environment it is very likely that responsibilities like cleaning the coffee machine can be ignored due to the phenomenon known as the tragedy of the commons. By having a machine with simplified cleaning measures like an auto-clean you can avoid the pitfall of nobody taking responsibility to clean.
One of the popular coffee machines used today is a pod machine or pod brewer. These machines use pods or K-Cups which already have the grounds in a container. The machine creates very hot water or steam. When the pod or K-Cup is inserted into the machine it creates a hole for the pressurized water or steam to go through. Some espresso machines which were just mentioned above also have the ability to use pods or K-Cups.