THE PROTECTION OF THE AROMAS
Find out why the Nespresso capsule is unique and unrivalled.
Stage 1: The capsule system
With every cup, you can be sure of freshly roasted and ground coffee with all of its
flavours and aromatic richness preserved.
. sealed capsule: no oxidation
. perfect protection against air and light (aluminium coated with a food-grade shellac)
. Hermetically sealed membrane
. a colour for each Nespresso Premium Blend
Stage 2: The preparation of the coffee
Preparing a perfect espresso, crowned with a thick, perfectly textured crema,
is the art of baristas...and an art mastered by the Nespresso machines...
Perforation of the upper part of the capsule by a blade system.
Electronic adjustment of the water temperature
19 bar high pressure pump
Even distribution of water to fully extract the aromas
Rapid extraction of the Premium Blend coffees
Then it's ready for you to taste
Stage 3: The recycling of the capsules
Aluminium: a 100% recyclable material
1190 used capsule collection points in Switzerland.
Separation of the aluminium from the coffee grounds at the recycling centres.
The aluminium is melted down
The coffee grounds are used as fertilisers.
The cycle begins again...