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Ristretto or 'corto' as it is popularly called is a hot favorite of coffee lovers who would like to experiment on different varieties of espresso types. This espresso coffee is prepared by a very small shot of espresso. A shot is made of 1 to 1 1/2 ounces...
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Coffee Machine Suppliers
If you have a busy business with a lot of morning, or all day long, coffee drinkers, you have to at least consider getting a good coffee machine. The time it takes to prime, brew and clean the old percolators can easily be saved by one of the newest semi-automatics or automatics now on the market. For many years, purchase and use of these machines was limited to large coffee shops or restaurants. This is no longer the case. Coffee machines are now being made that are well within the budget of the average consumer and designed to fit into any office or home d?cor.
The problem is though, where do you find these machines? How do you find a supplier who has both the type of machine that will fit into your budget and still meet your coffee needs? Well, to do this you must ask yourself some basic questions.
Look at how long the supplier has been doing business and how much business do they do. If your supplier has been doing business, especially on an international basis, for several years it is a pretty safe bet that they are reputable. Another point about the length of time your supplier has been in business is experience. The more time the company has been in business, the more experience they have in supplying exactly what the customer needs.
Another factor is your coffee needs. If you are a small company, let's say less than about 20 employees, you won't need a huge machine and bags of beans all over. If you have a couple of hundred people drinking, this is a different matter. If the first is the case you can easily deal with a small, local coffee vendor. Normally local vendors sell both the machine and various bean varieties as well. If you're a small company you might also like the personal touch offered by a smaller, local company.
Now, look at tech support. The new machines are capable of grinding the beans, brewing coffee, cappuccino and many other drinks. This means they are complex and may need expert technical assistance if a problem develops.
Having an automatic coffee machine can be a real blessing to your company in many ways. It is a good idea to explore the possibilities and see which the best supplier for your needs is.