Category Archives: Coffee Articles

Philips to Acquire Saeco and Gaggia

On Monday, May 25th 2009, Philips announced that it would acquire Saeco International Group, after settling an agreement with Saeco‘s banks over Saeco’s outstanding debt. The purchase sum has not been disclosed.

Saeco Odea Giro

Saeco Odea Giro

Saeco is the Italian based leading espresso machines company and is controlled by PAI Partners. The company, which also makes machines under the well known Gaggia brand, produces traditional coffee machines, capsule system coffee machines, and bean to cup coffee machines. All together it has 30% of the European market, and has reportadly sold 318 million Euro over the 12 months that ended March 31.

Philips among others, holds the technology behind the Senseo coffee machines, which produce espressos using coffee pods, with a Philips coffee machine.

Philips Senseo HD 7852/50

Philips Senseo HD 7852/50


Jura Machines Reviews and Coffee Machine Buying Guide

Just a quick post to let you know I am working on several reviews for the amazing bean to cup coffee machines by Jura. These are considered by some to be the top choice, especially if talking about home coffee machines. I’ll try to bring you some real close-up photos and inside information that you won’t find in other places. So wait for this 🙂

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Also, I am working these days on an interactive shopping guide, to help direct you to some of the best fitted options for you, according to several important questions, like what is the main use you require of the machines, how much you want to invest, etc… I will post it here in my blog as soon as it is ready.

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From Coffee Beans to You Cup of Coffee

Have you ever wondered how the fresh coffee you brew and drink every day is made? Well, after reading this article I bet you will appreciate coffee even more than you did till now. Most of us are coffee drinkers. We depend on coffee every morning to wake us up before starting our work day, and we love drinking coffee while sitting with our friends at cafes around town. However, the coffee in your coffee machine’s capsules, at your local cafe, or in any other form you see it before drinking, goes through a long process so that you can enjoy it.

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