Office Coffee for Millennials

by Whole Latte Love Updated: August 25, 2023 2 min read
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So to keep the office productive with this generational change a quick look at some options for gourmet espresso based beverages in the office. Specifically bean to cup super-automatic espresso machines. These grind whole bean coffee fresh for every cup and can steam and froth milk for lattes, cappuccinos and other milk based espresso beverages.

Now there’s quite a range in capabilities with super-automatic machines. At the lower end are machines like the Gaggia Brera. Affordable and reliable just push a button and the machine takes care of making an espresso or a long coffee. For drinks like a latte milk is steamed in a frothing pitcher using a no skill required, auto-frothing steam wand.

Moving up in capabilities and ease of use are one-touch machines. These prepare lattes, cappuccinos and more with the touch of a single button without any user intervention. Just place a cup select your drink and in about a minute you’ve got a milk based espresso beverage.

Now what all super-autos have in common is that bean to cup brewing - grinding fresh for every cup. And that makes a huge difference in flavor. So much better than the old office coffee pot that’s been cooking coffee into a nasty bitter sludge all day long.

The major differences in super automatics is how they deal with milk, programmability and capacities. Many one touch machines use attachable milk carafes like the Gaggia Anima Prestige. Just pull it from the fridge and attach to the machine and it’s ready to go.

At the very top of the line are machines like the Jura Giga W3. It’s rated to produce over 120 drinks a day, holds enough water for 75 double espressos, can make 2 lattes at the same time and makes more than 30 types of specialty coffee all picture selectable with turn of a dial and touch of the button from a color display.

So, if you have a workforce demanding better coffee options, maybe it’s time to retire the old school coffee pot and put in something they’ll look forward to everyday. If you’re ready to make the move, use the link up here to check out all the super-automatic bean to cup options available at whole latte love dot com.

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