TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Breville, a global leader in premium and innovative kitchen appliances, announces that its espresso machine, the Barista Touch™, was named “Best New Product” in the consumer electrical category at the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) expo in Seattle this past weekend.
The Barista Touch™ (BES880BSS) is the newest addition to Breville’s award-winning automatic espresso portfolio. Its win marks the second year in a row that a Breville automatic espresso machine has taken home the coveted first prize; last year the company’s next generation automatic espresso machine, the Oracle® Touch (BES990BSS), took top honors.
Phil McKnight, Breville’s Global Business Manager - Beverage and Toast notes, “We are thrilled that the SCA - the country’s most rigorous, independent judge of espresso machines - has recognized the innovations in the Barista Touch™ and further strengthened our global reputation for excellence in the category. Together, our lauded trio of automatic espresso machines - the Oracle®, the Oracle® Touch and the Barista Touch™ - make café-quality coffee accessible to every type of consumer without requiring them to possess the skills of a trained barista.”
The Barista Touch’s features include:
- A proprietary, self-cleaning steam wand that automatically delivers barista-quality micro-foam that enhances the flavor of coffee and is essential for creating latté art
- An intuitive touchscreen display, derived from the award-winning Oracle® Touch, that simplifies how users make their favorite café coffee and allows them to easily adjust the coffee strength, milk texture and temperature to suit their taste, and then create and save up to eight personalized coffees with their own unique names
- Breville’s innovative ThermoJet™ heating system that heats the water to temperature instantly and allows the machine to start brewing within three seconds after powering on
Founded in Sydney in 1932, Breville has become an iconic global brand that enhances people’s lives through thoughtful design and brilliant innovation, delivering kitchen products to more than 70 countries around the globe. Breville is the kitchen appliance brand that delivers innovation based on consumer insights, empowering people’s potential to do things more impressively or easily than they’d thought possible in their own kitchen. To find out more visit: www.brevilleusa.com.