About Espresso Machines in the Philippines
Now, we know you’re here to shop online. While choosing from our best selection, here are five things you probably didn’t know about espresso machines.
1. Rich History and Global Origin of Espresso Machines
The origins of espresso can be traced back to Italy in the late 19th century. Its investors created a faster brewing method to produce a concentrated coffee with rich flavor and crema. Illeta, the first patented espresso machine, was invented in 1884 by Angelo Moriondo in Turin, Italy.
2. Introduction of Espresso Machines in the Philippines
Espresso machines paved the way in the Philippines as specialty coffee grew popular. The country’s love for coffee and the influence of Italian coffee culture introduce espresso machines in the local market. Today, you’ll see espresso machines of top brands like Breville, Gemilai, La Morzocco, and Rocket Espresso in cafes and homes.
3. Espresso Machines as Precise Brewing Instruments
One of the best things about espresso machines is its capability to provide precise control over the brewing process. By controlling water temperature and pressure, while adjusting grind size and extract time, espresso enthusiasts and cafe baristas can fine-tune their brews to craft the perfect shot of espresso. This optimal level of precision is highly important in achieving consistency and capturing the unique flavors of the preferred coffee beans.
Espresso Machines Philippines FAQs
What types of espresso machines do you carry?
Our collection features various espresso machines, including manual, semi-automatic, and super-automatic models. We understand the unique preferences of every coffee lover. Hence we offer something for everyone, from the hands-on barista to the lover of convenience.
Can I return or exchange the espresso machine if it doesn't meet my expectations?
Yes! We value your satisfaction. If the machine isn't up to your standards, we offer a user-friendly return and exchange policy. Refer to the 'Warranty and Returns Policy' section.
What if I am not experienced in operating an espresso machine?
No worries! We can give you an online walk-through video to help you operate your espresso machine. We also provide user-friendly how-to guides with every purchase. These guides walk you through setting up, using, and maintaining your machine.
Do you provide any warranty for the espresso machines?
Yes, we do. We stand behind the quality of our products. Each espresso machine comes with a warranty from its manufacturer, the details of which vary by product and are clearly stated in the product information section.
How do you handle delivery and how long does it take?
As the best coffee machine supplier in the Philippines, offer reliable delivery across the Philippines within 5 to 7 days. Depending on your location and the specific product ordered, it may take weeks.
What are my payment options?
We aim to make your buying process as easy as possible. We accept several payment options, including Gcash and bank accounts, including Security Bank Account and Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI)
How do I know that I'm buying a quality espresso machine?
We understand your concern. All our espresso machines are sourced from trusted manufacturers like Breville and Gemilai to assure you of the quality. Many of our products have won awards or have special certifications for their quality and performance. You can find this information in each product's description.
Espresso Machines Philippines Quick Guide
How much does it cost to get an espresso machine?
The cost of an espresso machine varies depending on your needs and preferences. For beginners, a satisfactory machine can be found for around Php 35,000. Commercial espresso machines are a different story, ranging from Php 85,000 to Php 250,000. Consider your budget and requirements before making a purchase.
How expensive is a Starbucks espresso machine?
Starbucks espresso machines range from Php 370,000 to Php 450,000. The difference between these two options is significant, making the Starbucks machines a much more expensive investment. Take a look at La Marzocco espresso machines.
Does Starbucks have espresso machine?
Yes, Starbucks has espresso machines in their stores. The most commonly used espresso machine at Starbucks is the Mastrena High-Performance Espresso Machine, made by the Swiss company Thermoplan AG. The choice of espresso machines may vary depending on the specific needs of each store and its location.
Can you make good espresso with a cheap machine?
Yes, you can make good espresso with a cheap espresso machine by following these four key tips:
- Use fresh, quality coffee beans.
- Grind your beans right before brewing.
- Adjust the grind size and water temperature.
- Practice and perfect your technique.
With proper attention to these tips, you can achieve a delicious espresso even with a budget-friendly machine.