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Coffee Capsules

May 5, 2013


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Coffee capsules or coffee pods are a type of coffee express in which is inserted a sealed capsule containing coffee, through which pretends to be hot water at high pressure, thus obtaining a cup of coffee. Coffee capsules have been a commercial success for your convenience and ease of use, by the quality and homogeneity of the coffee, and require very little maintenance or cleaning, multi-bebida models that can also prepare tea, chocolate or tea to exist. Features coffee capsules are a type of express coffee using coffee pods, a container that contains the correct amount of coffee for one cup of coffee (between 5 and 7 gr). The main advantages of the coffee capsules are: comfort and ease of use. Easy to clean. Quality of the coffee, since the capsule retains the aroma of coffee and protects it from the humidity. Homogeneity of coffee obtained, since in the coffee capsules dosage or tamping of the coffee are always the same. There are available capsules from tea, cappuccino, coffee with milk, chocolate or tea coffee capsules become multi-bebida machines. The disadvantages are: high cost, both machines and capsules. They are not interchangeable closed proprietary systems, so the user is forced to use coffee capsules and the distribution network of the capsules of the patent holder manufacturer. Coffee capsules systems there are many formats of coffee capsules, see the main: Nespresso: developed by Nestle, stands out for the quality and variety of its coffees. It has different coffee capsules from manufacturers such as Krups, Siemens and Delonghi. The capsules are distributed by Internet, phone or in their stores, present only in capitals. They only have coffee capsules, being its higher price than Dolce Gusto, Tassimo or Senseo. Dolce Gusto: developed by Nestle, like Nespresso. Krups manufactures their coffee capsules and they are solid and easy to use. Not they have variety of Nespresso coffees but have chocolate and cappuccino and their capsules are available in supermarkets, being its price lower than Nespresso. TASSIMO: Kraft system, their coffee capsules manufactured them Bosch and they are multi-bebida, since it has wide variety of brands (Milka, Starbucks, Carte Noire, Jacobs, Kenco) and preparations (coffee, coffee) with milk, cappuccino, chocolate and tea. The machines are semi-automatic, a barcode embedded in the capsule controls the preparation of the drink, being similar to Dolce Gusto capsules cost. Senseo: Philips system, coffee capsules, coffee with milk, cappuccino and chocolate, standing for the price of capsules and machines, is lower than the competition.