Lilly Chang Coffee Machines December 03rd, 2017 - 08:14:17
Bean to cup coffee machines are relatively recent additions to the coffee machine market. The principle is to be able to duplicate more or less the range of espresso based coffees that are normally handmade on an espresso machine. All at the "Touch of a Button". As previously explained when using an espresso machine a Barista would make coffees by hand. Although not a long process it doesnt allow the Barista to prepare other food orders for example. In fast food outlets where staff do not have time to hand make a coffee or where there is limited staff training a bean to cup machine is the ideal solution. Bean to Cup machines are found in many self-serve environments such as Cafeterias Company Canteens. Bean to Cup machines are becoming popular in Offices.
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.
While selecting the best machine adequate importance must be given to the durability and life time of the machine. The lifetime of any coffee brewing machine depends upon the life of the heating filament that forms an integral part of any coffee machine. The heating filament is prone to wear and tear manufacturing defects and other malfunctions that may at times result in grave problems like shocks and short circuits causing destruction of the apparatus. Thus it is very essential to undergo a prior check up and detailed analysis of the heating filament and proper examination of its warranty before zeroing in on the product.
Firstly the coffee is heated for a short duration and thus healthier. The taste of the coffee produced by this machine also beats that of others. Vacuum coffee makers are also gaining a lot of popularity these days. This machine is made with two glass compartments present one above the other. An important precaution to take while buying this type of machine is to check the glass type. The glass used in this machine should be durable so that it can be used for years without any problem. Both vacuum coffee makers and French press are manual machines. If you are looking for an option which requires no manual work drip coffee machines are the best choice. Drip machines require the user to add coffee grounds and thereafter it performs brewing on its own. Different variations of the machine are available in the market and these days the drip coffee makers with integrated grinders are more popular. It is obvious that the coffee produced by fresh grounded beans is more appealing and refreshing.