Think of the Nespresso U C50 Espresso Maker - Pure Cream as the express way to enjoy fresh, aromatic espresso any time of day. Equipped with a patented extraction system for just the right pressure to produce a great-tasting cup every time, this espresso machine uses Nespresso coffee capsules, which are available in a variety of sizes, coffee intensities, and aroma profiles. The machine pierces the capsule, brews your beverage, and neatly ejects the used capsule into a collection container. The machine holds 12 used capsules and has a 27-ounce water tank, which rotates 180 degrees for easy filling.
Constructed with high-quality ABS plastic and stainless steel heating element for years of reliable performance, this machine features a 19-bar pressure pump for maximum flavor extraction. Thermoblock technology provides fast, efficient heating in just 25 seconds. Additional features include automatic memorization of your preferred cup size, removable cup/drip tray to accommodate larger cup sizes, and auto-shutoff after nine minutes of inactivity. Designed to look great on your countertop and take up minimal space, this sleek, compact espresso maker has a cream and black finish that complements virtually any kitchen decor.
About Nespresso USA Inc.
Nespresso USA Inc., is a division of Swiss company Nestle Nespresso SA. It manufactures and sells high-quality, stylish espresso makers that brew espresso from special capsules containing ground coffee. With more than 4,500 employees, Nestle Nespresso SA sells products in more than 50 countries. Their espresso machines are found in fine restaurants, hotels, homes, and retail outlets around the world. At the end of 2009, the company operated a global retail network of more than 190 exclusive boutiques worldwide. Nespresso is one of the fastest growing brands within the Nestle Group and in 2009 alone achieved global sales of more than $2 billion.