In the Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Coffee Machine, we introduced you to the many different kinds of coffee machine. Yet, each has its own advantages and disadvantages and so hich one would suit you? Click on each tab to find out more about the different coffee machines.
When you have decided which one would suit you best, have a look at our coffee machine range to select yours.
Description: The coffee plunger or French Press, is a popular way to make small batches of coffee. Just add ground coffee to the bottom of the glass jar, add hot water and place the sieve mechanism into the head of the jar and wait. After 5 minutes, push down on the plunger mechanism to push the ground coffee out of suspension and to the bottom of the jar, leaving only coffee and water above the sieve.
Coffee Type Required: Ground coffee
Coffee Made: Filter coffee
Advantages: Inexpensive; various sizes from 1 cup to 10 cups; fast and simple
Disadvantages: Uses ground coffee that can go stale if not stored well; cleaning out the grounds can be messy; manual process.
Best Suited For: Low cost coffee making
Typical Price Range: R200 to R500