Get A Hausbrandt Cup & Saucer With Any Bag Of Hausbrandt Whole Beans

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As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Coffee in the Spotlight: Italian Coffee

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Italians have loved coffee since it first arrived at the port of Trieste, Italy, in the 16th century. Italians drink coffee first thing in the morning, after lunch, at work and then after dinner. (Italians will point out that they don’t drink cappuccino after midday, as they consider the drink to be only for breakfast.) Coffee is an art in Italy, especially and most notably, with espresso.

In Italy, the coffee shop, known as the coffee ‘bar’, is extremely popular too! When you enter, you will find a lot of people standing while drinking their espressos. That’s right…in Italy, café patrons tend to stand for their coffee, served with a glass of water too, as a side drink. Making perfect espresso is a key skill in the bars. This week, we focus on Kimbo, Lavazza and Hausbrandt, Italian coffee roasters in the tradition of true Italian coffees.

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We have a huge selection of coffee by these historic Italian brands. This week, get 15% off of Kimbo, Hausbrandt, and Lavazza when you order by Tuesday on EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: ITALY15

*Discount valid from 4/28/19 through 11:59PM ET on 4/30/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for the following brands only: Lavazza, Kimbo, and Hausbrandt. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Kimbo – “Where espresso is a passion”

kimboAll Kimbo coffees exemplify the great Neapolitan coffee tradition for which Italy is famous. Kimbo has a range of espresso too.

Top Sellers: Napoletano is the medium roast that is suitable for most coffee makers. Aroma Gold, available in ground and whole bean, is 100% Arabica beans roasted to perfection so that its rich aroma, full body and delicious flavor shine through. Kimbo capsules for the Nespresso machine are available in three roasts, plus a variety package of one of each, and we even have 10 packs of Armonia and Napoli capsules on sale already, so you’ll really save with the discount above.


Hausbrandt – “A legacy of passion and excellence”

Haus_Espresso-Cup-CropAlthough the founder of Hausbrandt was Austrian, he opened a coffee roasting business in Trieste. The founder, a merchant marine, is known for his innovation with transport and storage of coffee to maintain freshness. We have several roasts, all in whole bean, plus a Decaf in ground.

Top Sellers: H. Hausbrandt whole beans, a little sweet, and a little spicy, medium roast, with nut and cocoa notes. Trieste Espresso is full-bodied, with a toasty aroma, and notes of baked goods, cocoa and anise.


Lavazza – “The coffee of Wimbledon”

Lavazza-espresso-advertLavazza is all about aroma, quality and excellence. One of the first companies to mix coffee of different origins to create blends that taste delicious, Lavazza offers regular and espresso options.

Top Sellers: Qualita Rossa, available in ground and whole bean, is a blend of Robusta and Arabica beans, medium roast, good for any time. Qualita Oro, made from 100% Arabica beans, is full-bodied, with a good crema, and available in ground and whole beans. We have a wide range of Lavazza coffee, so there is something for everyone.


A Note About Espresso

Espresso-TortEspresso became popular at the start of the 20th century in Italy with the development of machines built to make coffee. Espresso bars became a place to meet and socialize. Tiny cups were all the rage. The word espresso is used to describe both a roast of coffee (Espresso Roast) and a method of brewing. Espresso is brewed by forcing hot water under pressure through a compressed pack of finely ground coffee. Espresso Roast refers to coffee roasted so that it is somewhat darker than traditional American roasts. The espresso roast highlights the bitter-sweetness of the bean while keeping the acidity (the tartness) down.


Coffee In The News

These Bears Are A Different Kind of Gummy

coffee-gummiesA candy store has introduced a new product just this week: Coffee-infused, caffeinated gummy bears in three flavors. Cold brew is described as earthy; Bourbon brew is smokier and iced vanilla latte is a vanilla and almond milk espresso flavor. Reviewers found the aromas pleasantly sweet, and the amount of caffeine in a serving is equal to an espresso. The beans are even packaged in small covered cups with tiny straws for those on the go!


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Italian Coffee: Love At First Sip

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Italy holds a key role in the history of coffee in Europe. It was in Italy, in fact, that the best-brewed coffee was produced the first-time using steam and pressure. We’re talking about espresso, of course. With the Industrial Revolution well under way, inventors were looking for ways to use steam to brew coffee more quickly. An Italian patent for a new-fangled device in 1884 describes “steam machinery for the economic and instantaneous confection of coffee beverage.” Unfortunately, that device was only used for the Turin General Exposition in the same year, where more than ten thousand exhibitors welcomed three million visitors.

patent-espresso-machineTwenty years later, Luigi Bezzerra, a manufacturer in Milan, invented the first of a series of commercial espresso machines. Early versions heated the water with a flame, making the regulation of heat and steam inconsistent, so the machine had a hard time catching on. Only when a clever designer added the first pressure release valve, along with a steam wand, did the machines start to be produced and used commonly. Introduced at the 1906 Milan Fair, “cafeé espresso“ was a hit, and similar coffee machines were soon popping up all over Italy.

This week, we are putting 3 big Italian roasters in the spotlight:

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We have a range of coffees from these popular Italian brands, including two brands with Nespresso-compatible capsules, all perfect for a truly authentic Italian coffee experience.


This week, we are giving you 15% off your order of Lavazza, Kimbo and Segafredo brands with no minimum order required on EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: ITLNCOFFEE

*Discount valid from 3/3/19 through 11:59PM ET on 3/5/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for the following brands only: Lavazza, Kimbo, and Segafredo. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Segafredo: Crafted Like No Other

Segafredo_Espresso-Cups-CropA flagship product from the Massimo Zanetti coffee empire, Segafredo is consistently high-quality coffee. We have a wide range of Segafredo coffee, including rich and intense Espresso Moka coffee, sophisticated Emozioni, intense and nutty Enzo, and the spicy Espresso Casa, all in ground. Try one or more of Segafredo’s whole beans in one-pound bags of Casa, dark and strong, and medium blend Intermezzo. We also have 2.2lb bags of whole beans in the range, Espresso Mild and Massimo. Segafredo also makes capsules for the Segafredo espresso machine, all of which are strong with a full crema.

NOTE: Segafredo capsules are NOT compatible with Nespresso machines.


 Lavazza: Italy’s Favorite Coffee

Lavazza-espresso-advertWe have a wide range of Lavazza coffee, from those made with 100% Arabica to blends with Arabica and Robusta beans. We have the most popular coffee in Italy, Lavazza Super Crema Espresso Whole Bean Coffee. This coffee is mild and creamy, with a spicy aroma. Also popular is Lavazza Crema e Gusto ground coffee, intense and distinctive, with chocolatey notes, this full-bodied coffee is already priced economically before the discount! Try Lavazza Caffe Espresso ground coffee in a can, intense, velvety, distinctive from the 100% Arabica beans. Try any of our five Lavazza capsules for Nespresso machines: the less-intense Decaf, the delicate Leggero, Avvolgente right in the middle, the fuller and stronger Armonico, and the rich and intense Vigoroso.


Kimbo: True Italian Espresso

kimboKimbo Coffee is espresso from Naples, “bellebbuono” (extra good), as they say. We have several coffees available, from the rich and full Napoletano, to medium roast and perfectly balanced Aroma Gold, both available in ground and whole beans, to full-bodied Antica Tradizione in ground. Try Kimbo Extra Cream Espresso in whole beans, which are sweet, balanced, with a good crema. Try any of our three Kimbo Nespresso capsules, or get a variety package with all 3 types of capsules. Our prices can’t be beat!


Italian Coffee In The News

Four Seasons Hotel Milano Offers Concierge Coffee

Concierge-coffeeA specially trained barista piloting a trolley with many types of coffee and methods of preparing said coffee will wheel it to your room, inquire what you want from your coffee, talk to you about the types of beans, and then grind them and prepare the coffee right then and there. But the real decision is in the preparation method. Choose one of five different ways, including French Press, Turkish style, Chemex or Gina (pour-over makers) or Syphon (using pressure and vacuum). The barista will take note of your preferences for next time.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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Indulge In Italian Specialty Roasters at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com

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This week, we highlight coffee from 8 smaller, specialty coffee companies from Italy: Bristot, Caffè Trombetta, Caffè Vergnano, Hausbrandt, illy, Miscela D’Oro, Pellini and Sant Eustachio.

We are offering you 15% off your order of these brands with no minimum required.*

Please use coupon code: WELOVEIT

Discount valid from 2/17/19 through 11:59PM ET on 2/19/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for the following brands only: Bristot, Caffè Trombetta, Caffè Vergnano, Hausbrandt, illy, Miscela D’Oro, Pellini and Sant Eustachio. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

PS: Several individual roasts are on sale from these brands, and those deals are eligible for the discount too.


So Many Brands, So Little Time To Use The Discount Above! Shop Now.

Caffe-Trombetta-icon-nl-CropWhen Vittorio Trombetta began roasting and selling coffee in 1890, he opened his shop near the main terminal of the train station in Rome. He wanted his shop to be a place for travelers, giving them a chance to experience coffee in the true Italian tradition. Over the next 60 years, Caffè Trombetta grew and gained its reputation as a producer of quality coffee, particularly espresso. We have 3 roasts in Nespresso-compatible capsules, including a decaffeinated version. With the discount above, you will save on our already-low capsule prices!

bristot-nl-iconThe Bristot signature is quality and excellence. Their high standards, cutting-edge technology, development, innovation and certification, including Kosher certified, result in premium coffee blends. Try Bristot Sublime 100% Arabica Whole Beans for real Italian espresso, including notes of cocoa and fruit, with a nutty finish. We also have 3 Bristot roasts in capsules for the Nespresso machine.

CAFFE-VERGNANO-nl-iconDomenico Vergnano opened a grocery store in the foothills of surrounding Turin more than 130 years ago. Today, Caffè Vergnano is one of the top Italian coffee companies, exporting coffee to more than 80 countries. We have a wide range of Caffè Vergnano. Try ground espresso with 100% Arabica beans. We also have 3 special roasts in ground starting with Torino on the less intense side, Venezia in the middle and Firenze at the high-end of intensity. We have 5 roasts, including decaffeinated, in whole beans. We have Caffè Vergnano espresso fine grind, espresso medium grind, decaf fine grind, and six roasts in capsules, including Decaf, for the Nespresso machine, now in compostable capsules. Plus, we have 3 of the most popular roasts in 50-count boxes for real savings on Nespresso-compatible capsules!

Hausbrandt-nl-iconHausbrandt introduced the electric roaster and was one of the first to sell coffee in sealed metal containers in the early 20th century. We have a wide selection of Hausbrandt whole bean and ground coffee. Try Hausbrandt Gourmet ground coffee, with spicy and citrus flavors from the delicately roasted 100% Arabica beans, available in ground and whole beans. Hausbrandt Trieste Espresso in whole beans is sweet, with toasty notes, and a cocoa and anise finish.

Illy-nl-icon-editIlly’s founder developed the modern espresso machine. Today, the third generation of the family is still in the business of producing rich, full-bodied, velvety smooth coffee. The signature blend combines nine sustainably-grown Arabica beans from 4 continents. We have restocked a range of illy coffees, from Medium Roast Fine Ground and whole bean, to Dark Roast Fine Grind and whole bean, plus Moka and Decaffeinated ground coffee, all in the signature metal tin.

misceladoro-nl-iconWhen the Urbano family started roasting small batches of coffee in 1946, the guiding principle of the company was to choose the highest quality raw beans. The company remains committed to sourcing the best raw coffee beans, carefully blending the beans while still green, then roasting them to produce a full-bodied espresso with a rich, thick crema. We have a wide range of coffees from Miscela D’Oro. Try any of the whole beans for a premium espresso experience. We have decaf in ground plus an Organic roast in whole beans and Nespresso capsules. Nespresso drinkers take note: We have 8 different roasts of Miscela D’Oro capsules for Nespresso, including 2 types of decaf.

Pellini-nl-iconThis family business, originally a company producing medicinal herbs, moved to roasting coffee in 1947 in Verona. Today, Pellini is known for high-quality, gourmet, Italian espresso. Pellini Top is their top of the line, made with 100% Arabica beans specially roasted to deliver a smooth, full-bodied espresso, which we have in ground decaf in a sealed tin.

sant-eustachio-nl-iconSant Eustachio is known for its wood roasting of coffee beans. Based in the heart of Rome, just a few steps from the Pantheon, Sant Eustachio slowly roasts beans over slightly smoky wood in the back of the shop, followed by air-cooling. This roasting technique creates a mild coffee with a fragrant aroma. In addition to espresso, Sant Eustachio offers Moka, and Filtro coffee blends for a flavorful cup. We have options in ground and whole bean, plus Nespresso-compatible capsules in 2 package sizes.

Any one or more of these coffees bought with the discount above is steal. Use this week to stock up on some special coffees from special roasters.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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For Lavazza, A New Year Means A New Calendar

Lavazza Annual Calendar Shows Nature As Art

Happy 2019!

For our first newsletter of the year, we are highlighting a customer favorite, Lavazza. It’s one of the best Italian coffees available. Period.

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With Lavazza, the new year brings their very famous, very coveted and very beautiful calendar! The theme for 2019 is “Good To Earth,” a project that covered four continents, six countries and six artists’ works, all photographed by Ami Vitale, an American photojournalist. The six artists each created a nature art installation that Vitale then photographed. One example: a 16’ x 10’ painting of a beautiful water bird surrounded by mangroves is placed at a narrowing of a river, itself surrounded by mangroves. In another installation, two children peak out from under a multilevel glacier, almost as if it were a white “sheet fort” they had built. In addition to the art installation photos, Vitale also documents in pictures efforts that are good to the earth and in the same regions as each art installation.


The annual Lavazza calendar is always a big hit. So is their coffee – delicious, Italian coffee, and we have a full range of Lavazza coffee products. So for the next 2 days, get 15% off your order with no minimum required at www.EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please use coupon code: LAVAZZA15

*Discount valid from 1/6/19 through 11:59PM ET on 1/8/19 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order required for Lavazza products. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

Lavazza Coffee: Heaven in a Cup

It’s Lavazza’s first advertising slogan, and it’s so true. Check out what we are drinking from Lavazza.

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We have a great range of ground coffee from Lavazza, from Crema E Gusto (dark and full), to Qualita Oro (medium roast), to Blu (medium roast), which is velvety and used in Lavazza coffee bars around the world. We also have Lavazza espresso ground in cans, plus a Premium House Blend that you can drink anytime.

Lavazza makes 2 special single origin coffees: Santa Marta, with beans grown on a mountain, is balanced and sweet while Kilimanjaro is grown in volcanic soil in a tropical forest and has hints of cherry.

We carry several whole beans from Lavazza too. From the economically-priced Qualita Rossa in whole beans (full, velvety with chocolate notes) to the Gold Selection Espresso (full-bodied with a strong crema), and several others in between, you won’t be disappointed by any of them!

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For those who love Nespresso (and who doesn’t??!!), we have 7 roasts to get your Nespresso machine rocking! We have intense flavors in Vigoroso, Deciso, and Armonico capsules to the subtle flavors of Delicato, Avvolgente, and Leggero capsules. We also have a decaffeinated version. If you can’t decide, try the Lavazza Nespresso Capsule Variety Pack, which includes the first four roasts mentioned above. With Lavazza, you won’t be disappointed. Use the discount above, and you’ll really save.


Lavazza In The News

Comedians in Cars Get Lavazza Coffee

lv-cicOne of the latest commercials from Lavazza shows highlights from the Jerry Seinfeld vehicle “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee,” all with Lavazza subtly intertwined into the shots – the making of espresso in the café, drinking coffee in the café or in the car. In fact, in the last shot of the commercial, Jerry is seen sipping Lavazza from the white and blue Lavazza-emblazoned cup and saucer while driving his red Ferrari down a country road. Luckily, a barista is able to grab the cup and saucer from Jerry just as he speeds down the road and off into the sunset.


As always, enjoy better coffee and thanks from the EnjoyBetterCoffee Team!

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