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More than 20 years ago, Nespresso developed and patented a system for mastering the preparation of espresso, from the selection of the finest green coffee beans through to the moment of tasting. The espresso is a complex alchemy between coffee of exceptional quality and freshness, and water at high pressure. It is these elements which give the coffee body and intensity, and reveal all the subtleties of the aroma. Coffee, machine and the club are the inseparable components of the Nespresso experience, which allows you to prepare espresso, cup after cup, time after time, in the comfort of your own home.
All Nespresso machines are equipped with a patented extraction system that guarantees up to 19 bar pressure. Each element - water pressure, temperature and extraction duration - has been calculated with great precision. This ensures the aromas from each Grand Cru coffee are expressed, giving the coffee body and creating an exceptionally thick and smooth crema.
The Nespresso U by Krups is the ultimate in innovation and style. Featuring an adjustable 0.7 L water tank and cup support the U will fit to your available space.
The U has automatic and programmable water sizing and with a fast heat up of 25 seconds, you will not have to wait long to enjoy your Grand Cru coffee. The Nespresso U also boasts automatic piercing, brewing and ejection of the capsule ensuring ease of use. The U also has an anti-drip function to ensure that you spend less time cleaning up and more time enjoying your coffee.
The hermetically-sealed aluminium capsules provide the optimum conditions to preserve and prevent oxidation of the 900 extremely volatile and sensitive aromas found in freshly-ground coffee. Simple in appearance, the capsule is the subject of continual technical improvement to optimise the machine’s extraction of the coffee.
Nespresso offers numerous Grand Cru coffee varieties, some of the finest in the world. Products of Nespresso Coffee Experts’ experience and inspiration, they come from diverse origins and offer a variety of aromas.
To achieve the optimum espresso, Nespresso Coffee Experts travel the world searching for only the finest green coffee beans, which offer the most exciting aromatic profiles. Nespresso then creates a blend from each of the varieties of beans, and develops a specific roasting and grinding profile.
When you buy a Nespresso machine, you become a member of the exclusive Nespresso Club for connoisseurs, where you order your Grand Cru capsules. The club offers you numerous privileges, including personalised contacts with Nespresso and its Coffee Specialists, who understand and appreciate the secrets of coffee.
The club combines exclusive benefits and the expert knowledge and advice of the Specialists with practical services to assist you.
Whether you contact the Coffee Specialists by phone, or in one of Nespresso's boutiques, they can answer all of your questions.
The Assistance Service is exclusive to the Nespresso Club.
The Nespresso commitment to sustainability
Nespresso has a recycling initiative for its capsules as part of a program called Ecolaboration. The Nespresso Ecolaboration program sets out the company's commitment to sustainable development and enables it to make improvements and create initiatives across all its activities.