We ❤ Coffee and Deals

International Coffee Day celebrates coffee across the world. While the celebration in the U.S. was just yesterday, but around here, EnjoyBetterCoffee.com still wants to celebrate. And, why not? We have a huge selection of the best of coffees grown from and produced in the best places around the world. Our coffees are made for the European market, which makes the flavor profiles a bit stronger and more robust than coffee for the American market.

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So, let’s carry on the party, and this week, you can join in by getting 10% off your order from EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order.*

Please Use Coupon Code: COFFEE10

*Discount valid from 9/30/18 through 11:59PM ET on 10/2/18 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with orders of $30 or more not including cost of shipping. Offer not redeemable for cash. 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.

Here are just a few tastes of the top European coffee brands

Italian-Coffee-Intl-Coffee-DayFirst up, Italy. Italy is the cradle of coffee civilization. Maybe that’s why there are some serious rituals and customs when ordering coffee in Italy, especially for what and when. The science of espresso has been honed through the decades here, so the flavors and aromas are fragrant and strong. Beans are ground at the time of ordering, so cafes themselves can be rather noisy places. You’ll get a glass of water with the coffee, to cleanse your palate before and after the coffee. Drink up quickly, you may as well, since you are likely standing when you are served.

EnjoyBetterCoffee.com has an extensive selection of Italian coffees, all premium and artfully crafted coffees. From Lavazza, choose from many ground coffees, from Caffe Espresso (dark and velvety) to Qualita Rossa (a balanced blend perfect with milk) to Classico (full-bodied with fruity notes) to Intenso (dark, bold, smoky), with many options in between, and beyond! Several of these are available in whole beans, and we also have Lavazza roasts for Nespresso. We can’t go into all 31 roasts here, but trust us, Lavazza is, as they say, “From Italy with passion.”


Austrian-Coffee-Intl-Coffee-DayNext is Austria. Home to some of the oldest coffee houses in the Western world, the traditional cafes are in Vienna and Salzburg. The servers wear dinner jackets, and serve your coffee on small silver plates, with a glass of water alongside, and sometimes, a piece of chocolate. Everyone drinks the Melange, a coffee drink with frothed milk and steamed coffee, similar to a cappuccino. Have one any time of day.

We offer a range of coffees from the top Austrian brand, Helmut Sachers, including Vienna Blend (fine and aromatic), Deluxe (rich and creamy, great for espresso drinks) and Espresso (rich). These roasts are available in both ground and whole beans. Superb is a special blend of fine beans roasted slowly, the Viennese way, creating a smoother and full-flavor coffee.


Let’s head to France for delicious coffee and chocolate drinks.
French-Coffee-Croissant-ParisStreetside cafes line the streets, with small round tables where a leisurely coffee is the rule. In fact, most of the time, the chairs will be turned to the street or corner or square facing out just to watch the world go by. Café au lait, drip coffee with plenty of milk, is often consumed in a bowl with breakfast. Noisette, another popular drink, is an espresso with just a dash of milk. The name refers to hazelnuts, because the coffee turns to that color once the milk is added.

We have coffees from Carte Noire, a top French coffee brand, in ground, whole beans, Senseo coffee pods, and decaffeinated ground. We also have A L’ancienne instant chocolate in assorted size and serving options. In addition, we have two different French brands of fruit candy and pastilles.


Swiss-Coffee-Intl-Coffee-Day-400pxFinally, our whirlwind tour lands in Switzerland, where coffee comes in a real cup with a small piece of chocolate to enjoy alongside, and you’re expected to pay with cash. You’ll find to-go coffee places at railway stations. In restaurants, coffee is ordered and served at the end of the meal.

Our Swiss brands include Davidoff Café, available as instant, ground, Nespresso capsules, and even one roast, Davidoff Café Crème, in whole beans. Davidoff Café makes premium coffee, with a luxurious taste and aroma. As the founder of the brand said: “I have a simple taste, only the best.” Another famous Swiss brand is Movenpick, and we have one of their most popular roasts, Der Himmlische, in ground and whole bean. We also have four Movenpick roasts, including decaffeinated, in Nespresso capsules.

You’ll find all our brands by country on the Coffee By Type page.


Coffee In The News

The DNA of Coffee

Genome-Arabica-250Just this week, Lavazza and Illycaffè announced that they have achieved the first fully sequenced genome for arabica coffee and available to the public. The project began in 2015, with the goal to ensure future coffee agriculture. Per the researchers, having access to the genome is “an essential precursor to unlocking the potential of genetics research to transform coffee production.” (Note: The download requires registration and specialized software to open the file.) We aren’t sure what all this might do, but we are watching and will keep you posted.


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

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Experience A Cup Above

Imagine George Clooney. (It’s ok to linger on that thought…)

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Now imagine him walking over to the Nespresso machine, and then serving you a perfectly prepared cup of espresso just the way you like it.

If you lived in Europe, this would be a familiar scenario, as Mr. Clooney has been the face of Nespresso for more than a decade. He is considered the brand’s ambassador, and he highlights the specialty of Nespresso coffee making, rather than himself. It turns out that Europeans have long enjoyed and purchased Nespresso coffee pods, which account for almost half of the ground coffee sales in the European market. In fact, the market for the capsules is growing much faster than the coffee market in general, as much as five times as fast per year for several years now.

americano-w-strokeBecause of the disposable capsules, Nespresso machines are often compared to Keurig machines. As it happens, the only real similarity is the single cup serving of coffee. Nespresso machines extract coffee with highly pressurized water, where the Keurig is more akin to drip coffee. Nespresso capsules are smaller than K-cups, and a large majority are recyclable. Nespresso machines make espresso, where Keurig does not. (Not sure about espresso? Make an Americano by adding another portion of water to the brewed espresso.)

Even better for consumers, many coffee brands are now making Nespresso-compatible capsules since the patents on them began expiring in 2012. So many high-end and premium brands make capsules for use in Nespresso machines. Here at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com, we have several brands of European coffee in capsules:

Lavazza, Miscela D’Oro, Pellini, Davidoff, Caffe Vergnano, Kimbo, Caffe Trombetta, Movenpick, Bristot, and Dallmayr.


This week, get 15% off all our Nespresso-compatible capsules with no minimum order.*

Please use coupon code: CAPSULES

*Discount valid from 9/09/18 through 11:59PM ET on 9/11/18 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with no minimum order for Nespresso-compatible capsules only. Offer not redeemable for cash. 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.

Be Sure To Check Out These Capsules

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You’ll find all our capsules under Coffee By Type, Capsules, and from there, select Nespresso Capsules.

From Italy, we have Lavazza capsules in four roasts, including decaf; Kimbo in three roasts, and Pellini in four roasts, including one made from organically cultivated coffee beans. We also have organic roasts from Miscela D’Oro, Organic Purezza, and from Bristot with their BIO Organic capsules.

We have several roasts from Miscela D’Oro in capsules, and many of them are promotionally priced. Miscela D’Oro is a company that is growing, so expect to see more from them. Best of all, the discount is valid on those already-low prices too.

A new range of capsules from Caffe Trombetta, another Italian coffee brand, is now available, with great prices and also available for the discount above.

Several capsules are made with recycled and/or biodegradable material. Italian-based Caffe Vergnano makes capsules that are eco-friendly, and can be entirely composted and/or recycled.

Clooney appeared in the first ad for Nespresso back in 2006, where he overheard 2 women talking in glowing terms about Nespresso, though Clooney thinks they are talking about him. When he realizes his mistake, the long-used tag line was delivered: “Nespresso – what else?” If you ask us, we say nothing else compares to Nespresso machine coffee.


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

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Tomorrow Is A Special Day But We Can’t Wait…

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Have a restful and relaxing Labor Day weekend and enjoy 10% off your order of $30 or more today through Tuesday at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: LDSALE10

*Discount valid from 9/02/18 through 11:59PM ET on 9/04/18 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with orders of $30 or more not including cost of shipping. Offer not redeemable for cash. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Our office will be closed on September 3rd but the EBC team will be available to talk Tues-Fri 9AM-5PM ET at 800.582.6617.

Have a safe and happy holiday!


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

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Today Only! It’s Time For A Customer Favorite Giveaway…

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This promotion ends at 11:59PM ET on 8/22/18. Offer available while supplies last at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com on orders of $30 or more, before shipping costs, and must include required order comments. We are unable to honor requests for promotional items received after 8/22/18. Offer not redeemable for cash. All sales are final; returns are not available on promotional items. Questions? Call us at 800.582.6617 Mon-Fri 9AM-5PM ET.

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

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Get A Deal on Italy’s Best Coffees

Italian Coffee: Who Fuels Italy?

Would you be surprised to know that Lavazza holds the number one spot in the retail coffee market of Italy? Lavazza is so popular, it holds more than a third of market share at 36 percent! In addition, included in the top are Kimbo at ten percent market share and Segafredo with a solid two percent share. Considering that nine out of ten Italians drink their coffee at home, that is a lot of coffee.

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This week, we are highlighting 3 big Italian roasters: Lavazza, Kimbo and Segafredo.

moka-pots-groupedIn Italy, coffee is drunk at various times during the day, usually with sugar and no milk. Espresso is made with coffee machines that use pods, capsules or sachets. Moka pots are also popular, and most households usually have one of those. Coffee is usually served with a glass of water to drink alongside.

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


This week, we are giving you 15% off your order of these top 3 brands with no minimum order required on EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: COFFEEIT

*Discount valid from 8/12/18 through 11:59PM ET on 8/14/18 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.

 Lavazza: Italy’s Favorite Coffee

Lavazza-espresso-advert-square2We have a wide range of Lavazza coffee, from those made with 100% Arabica to blends of Arabica and Robusta beans. Lavazza harvests coffee beans from South America, many from Brazil. Lavazza also makes annual calendars with well-established artists and photographers, which have long been collector’s items.

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 even before our discount above! Try Lavazza Caffe Espresso ground coffee in a can, which is intense, velvety, and distinctive from 100% Arabica beans. Try any of our four Lavazza capsules for Nespresso machines, with Delicato and Decaf on the lower end of intensity and Vigoroso and Deciso on the high end of intense.


Kimbo: True Italian Espresso

kimbo-advert-250px-CR2Kimbo Coffee, as they say, is not just Italian espresso. It is espresso from Naples, “bellebbuono” (extra good) as they say. We have several coffees available, from the rich and delicious Antica Tradizione, to Aroma Gold, with 100% Arabica beans, perfectly balanced, smooth and delicate. Try Kimbo Extra Cream Espresso in whole beans, which are sweet and balanced, with a good crema. Try any of our three Kimbo Nespresso capsules, or get a variety package with all 3 types of capsules.


Segafredo: Crafted Like No Other

Segafredo-advert-espressoA 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 ground coffee, to the dark and rich Montagna, to the spicy Casa whole bean coffee, with plenty of choices in between. Segafredo makes capsules for the Segafredo Espresso machine (not Nespresso), all of which are strong with a persistent crema.


Italian Coffee In The News

Lavazza Labor Agreement Supports Parents

For Lavazza workers at the coffee plant outside Turin, having or adopting a child earns the employee a 250 Euro bonus. This is part of a new labor agreement, which was approved almost unanimously by workers. Others benefits include work performance-linked bonuses.

Charge Yourself and Your Phone

airoAn Italian company has created Airo Vision+, a coffee machine and wireless charger combined. Development started in 2014; now the product is completely designed, ready for production and available via Kickstarter. The espresso machine uses the current pods and capsules, or new, composable Airo capsules can be used.


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

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Summer: The Sweet Smell of Coffee and A Cool Breeze

It’s all you need!

The Summer Forecast: Bright and sunny with the chill of iced coffee in the air.

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Every summer, we share the newest recipes for iced coffee. EnjoyBetterCoffee.com has all the coffees that you want for iced coffee drinks (and for anytime you want a coffee). Our coffees are made for the European market so they have slightly stronger and more intense flavor profiles than coffee made for the U.S, making them perfect for that iced coffee.

This week, we have selected several European iced coffee drinks that will help you enjoy your summer in a cool way.


If you’ve been thinking of ordering from us, then now is the time. We’ll give you 10% off your purchase of $30 or more when you order from our site.*

Please Use Coupon Code: ICED10

*Discount valid from 7/29/18 through 11:59PM ET on 7/31/18 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with purchases of $30 or more before shipping cost. 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 – Try any of our flavorful instant coffees – perfect for a quick iced coffee!


Italian Iced Coffee Two Ways

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You’ll find Caffe Freddo in most coffee bars in Italy. Straight espresso is stored in a freezer and served as a coffee slush. Or try espresso over a scoop of vanilla gelato or ice cream and you have an Affogato, perfect for dessert. We have a wide range of Italian espresso, including Bristot, Caffe Vergnano, Illy and Lavazza; you bring the ice cream.


Germans Know Eiskaffee

Eiskaffee means “ice-cream coffee” and this recipe delivers a creamy iced coffee in no time at all. Use one of our great German brands. Tchibo Instant coffee and Jacobs Instant coffee are two of the most popular brands on our site and in Germany. Tchibo and Jacobs also make full-flavored ground and whole bean coffee if you prefer.

Eiskaffee-2018Ingredients:

  • 1 quart strong instant or fresh-brewed coffee
  • 2 scoops of ice cream (per drink)
  • Whipped cream
  • Grated sweet chocolate to garnish

Directions:

  1. Make the coffee. Allow to cool to room temperature, then chill in fridge.
  2. Into a tall glass, place 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream.
  3. Pour the cooled coffee into the tall glass, leaving a little room below the rim.
  4. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with chocolate. Enjoy.

In Greece, It’s Frappé

When the Summer Olympics was last held in Athens, Frappé was a huge hit among the tourists. Nescafe instant coffee is the recommended instant in Greece because it gets foamy. You’ll need a blender or cocktail shaker.

FrappeIngredients:

  • 1 ½ – 3 teaspoons instant coffee
  • 2/3 cup cold water
  • Sugar, Milk and ice cubes (optional)

Directions:

  1. Add coffee, sugar and a splash of water to a cocktail shaker or blender. Shake or blend until the mixture forms a thick and frothy foam.
  2. Pour the foam into a tall glass, then stir in the remaining water, sugar, milk and ice if using. Enjoy with a straw.

NOTE: Variations on this drink include versions without sugar, medium sweetened, very sweet and without milk.


Iced Coffee Add-Ins Can Spice It Up:

ESPRESSO-DRINK-W-TONIC-200px* Try a strip of lemon peel, twisted over the glass, then rubbed on the rim of the iced coffee. Very refreshing!

* Pour a shot of espresso over a glass of tonic water and ice. Bitter and sweet.

* Mix 1 cup of milky tea and 1 cup of strong coffee, then serve over ice. Creamy and smooth.


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

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We’ve Brewed Up A Special Gift…

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Today and tomorrow take 15% off your order of $30 or more on EnjoyBetterCoffee.com.*

Please Use Coupon Code: FIREWORKS

*Discount valid from 7/04/18 through 11:59PM ET on 7/05/18 at EnjoyBetterCoffee.com with orders of $30 or more. Offer not redeemable for cash. Not valid with other coupons or discounts, special sale or case sale products. Questions? Our office will be closed on July 4th but the EBC team will be available to talk Thurs-Fri 9AM-5PM ET at 800.582.6617. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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

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