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Creating Highest Quality Grand Cru Coffees

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Nespresso ensures that only the highest quality coffee makes its way to Club Members and consumers. Selection of the finest green coffees. Deep coffee expertise. Machine innovation.

As part of its Unique Business Model, Nespresso manages every aspect of the coffee production process from farmer to consumer to maintain the highest quality standards .


 

The unique Nespresso system – the interaction between the original Nespresso capsule and the genuine Nespresso machine – delivers perfect in-cup quality every time.

 

Unsurpassed quality and deep coffee expertise

Our green coffee experts select only the highest quality beans from the world’s finest coffee producing regions. Because of our strict coffee selection process and our sourcing based on select terroirs, we estimate that only 1-2%* of the coffee grown globally meets our specific taste and aroma profiles and quality requirements.

Nespresso
takes a responsible and sustainable approach to coffee sourcing. To this end, Nespresso launched in 2003 the Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program, in collaboration with the NGO The Rainforest Alliance.

Our range of 23 Grand Cru coffees offers consumers exceptional blends and pure, single-origin coffees. The distinct characteristics and flavours of our coffees suit every taste preference. Nespresso coffee experts use their passion and expertise in blending and roasting to create each Grand Cru in our three production centres in Switzerland.

Additionally, Nespresso introduces several Limited Editions each year to delight and surprise consumers with rare creations.

 

Innovation, design and R&D expertise

Nespresso has reinvented the way coffee is prepared with its range of stylish, convenient and easy-to-use machines. Nespresso coffee machines are specifically developed to reveal the subtleties of each Grand Cru and enhance the tasting experience for our consumers. They are designed to fit into diverse lifestyles and suit different needs.

Nespresso experts have perfected over 30 years the complex interaction between the genuine Nespresso machine and the original Nespresso aluminium capsule to deliver the highest quality coffee. The unique and innovative Nespresso system delivers a balance between the right water temperature, quantity, speed and pressure, producing consistently exceptional coffee. Our capsules and machines work together to deliver the perfect coffee for enjoyment at home and away from home.

 

     
* The World Bank estimated in a report about 10 years ago that 10-20% of the worldwide coffee crop be considered gourmet coffee, a category defined by the industry. Since Nespresso has very strict taste criteria, a sourcing approach based on terroir specificities and a quality management process more stringent than for the gourmet coffee category, we estimate that within this particular gourmet coffee category, only another 10-20% of the coffee matches our taste and quality requirements. This is why we estimate that only 1-2% of the worldwide coffee crop matches our requirements.
     
     

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