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Recent Articles

April 20, 2022

Exploring the evolution of manual espresso machines

April 14, 2022

How is the home espresso machine market evolving?

March 29, 2022

What is channeling and how does it affect espresso extraction?

December 6, 2021

Branding and customisation: How is espresso machine design evolving?

August 12, 2021

What is cold-pressed espresso?

April 27, 2022

A guide to calibrating your espresso recipes

In coffee shops across the world, one of the most common challenges baristas face is ensuring that espresso extraction remains consistent throughout each day. Ultimately, creating repeatable recipes for espresso leads to more consistent-tasting coffee, thereby increasing customer satisfaction. However, in order to extract espresso consistently, baristas must have an in-depth understanding of several extraction variables and how they influence coffee flavour. These include dose, yield, and extraction time. Shaun… read more

In coffee shops across the world, one of the most common challenges baristas face is ensuring that espresso extraction remains consistent throughout each day. Ultimately, creating repeatable recipes for espresso leads to more consistent-tasting coffee, thereby increasing customer satisfaction. However,… read more

April 27, 2022

A guide to calibrating your espresso recipes

In coffee shops across the world, one of the most common challenges baristas face is ensuring that espresso extraction remains consistent throughout each day. Ultimately,...

April 20, 2022

Exploring the evolution of manual espresso machines

Typically, when we talk about espresso equipment, we imagine a machine with groupheads, a steam wand, and a built-in boiler, whether it’s semi-automatic or fully...

April 14, 2022

How is the home espresso machine market evolving?

In recent years, there’s no denying that home espresso machines have changed to meet the evolving needs of home coffee consumers. Today, with the rise...

March 29, 2022

What is channeling and how does it affect espresso extraction?

Have you been wondering why your espresso shots just don’t taste right? Are they extracting too quickly, spraying, or flowing out one side?  If you’ve...

December 6, 2021

Branding and customisation: How is espresso machine design evolving?

The espresso machine is often rightly considered the heart of the coffee shop: it drives beverage preparation, workflow, and sales.  However, in recent years, we’ve...

August 12, 2021

What is cold-pressed espresso?

Traditionally, espresso is defined as a small, concentrated drink extracted in 20 to 30 seconds, using 9 bars of pressure, and water heated to around...

April 12, 2021

Aroma, body, flavour & finish: A beginner’s guide to tasting espresso

Espresso is a bold, concentrated beverage with over a century of coffee sector heritage. It can be traced back to 19th century Italy, and is...

April 5, 2021

Technical evolution: How have espresso machines changed in the 21st century?

The espresso machine is the centrepiece of coffee shops all around the world. It is a symbol of technical expertise and innovation, as well as...

July 29, 2020

How Flow Profiling Impacts Espresso Extraction

While dose, yield, and brew time are the three main parameters that baristas should focus on when dialling in espresso, there are a number of...

July 14, 2020

A Guide To Dialling In Espresso

Dialling in espresso is a daily routine for every barista. It is an essential process that ensures customers receive the best tasting and most consistent...

April 21, 2020

Crema: How It’s Formed, What It Tells Us, & How to Learn From It

Espresso is a complex beverage characterised by a signature layer of crema. For some, this foam is seen as a fundamental part of the espresso....

November 26, 2019

How Espresso Machines Are Refurbished, Step by Step

Espresso machines are a technical marvel. These expertly crafted appliances have come a long way since their first inception in the late 1800s. The 19th-century...

November 8, 2019

How The Moka Pot Influenced Coffee Consumption

An Art Deco design icon and emblem of Italian coffee culture, the moka pot is instantly recognizable by millions all over the world. But although...

September 20, 2019

How to Adjust Espresso Extraction & Create New Recipes

The extraction of your new single origin espresso is off: what do you do? Adjust the dose? Grind size? Water temperature? Or perhaps it’s about...

July 30, 2019

Pressure Profiles, Pulsing & The 3 Phases of Espresso Extraction

Espresso extraction might be quick, but it’s not simple. Both chemically and physically, there’s a lot going on inside that coffee puck when you pull...

July 8, 2019

Roasting For Filter Coffee vs. For Espresso

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a coffee roast profile. Are you aiming for a light, medium, or dark roast? How...