Category Archives: Buying Guides

Coffee Brewed At Home – 1. Cowboy Coffee

Cowboy Coffee The variety of ways to brew coffee at home these days is staggering, and probably confusing, with terms like immersion, draw down, the ‘Scott Rao’ spin and extraction thrown around. In this series we plan to go back to basics and cut the crap to bring you what you need to know about […]

Coffee Origins – 1. Ethiopia

An introduction to coffee origins We roast coffee from all around the world, from the Americas to Africa to Asia. There are so many countries that produce good quality coffee, so why are they all different? In this series we aim to shed some light on the diversity of coffee. We will take you on […]

Retail coffee – What’s on the retail shelf?

The past few months have been an economical roller coaster for many of us. As small businesses, many of us have had to adapt to stay afloat. Bustling city centres have turned into ghost towns and footfall has fallen dramatically. As a small artisan coffee roaster, we have seen a real swing. We have seen […]

Guide to Coffee Machine Sizes & Output

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Those researching commercial espresso machines for the first time very often ask us for help and guidance as to which size of espresso machine they require. Like many important business decisions affecting cafe and coffee shop owners, the answer is not easily reached. We’ve put together this mini-guide on coffee machine size to give you […]

Eco Friendly Coffee Machine

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Last year, Sanremo surprised the coffee industry when they unveiled details about the Verde, an environmental themed coffee machine. Unlike anything the company has designed in the past, the Verde represents Sanremo’s commitment to ensuring that coffee is enjoyed today, tomorrow and long into the future. Because we love coffee so much we are continuously […]

Benefits of a Coffee Machine with a Temperature Control System (TCS)

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Espresso is normally brewed with water at a temperature range of somewhere between 88 to 95 degrees. A coffee machine that offers the barista control over water temperature is vital for difficult coffees, such as single origins and lighter roasts, but equally as important is the machines ability to stabilise the temperature. Skilled baristas keen […]

What’s the Best Commercial Coffee Grinder?

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Selecting a coffee grinder to complement your machine is one of the most important decisions a café or coffee shop owner can make. As is the case with most products, models that benefit from a greater build quality and more capable features tend to cost that bit extra. When success or failure of your business […]

What is the Best Commercial Coffee Machine?

best commercial coffee machine

One of the most commons questions we get asked by coffee shop owners is “what is the best coffee machine out there?” our answer, although somewhat biased, is the same every time; SanRemo Espresso Machines. When we started Casa Espresso in 2000 our mission was simple; help local Coffee Shops thrive and serve the best […]