Super-automatics will help specialty coffee become more accessible – but at what cost? & more…

Super-automatics will help specialty coffee become more accessible – but at what cost?

Over the past decade or so, specialty coffee has clearly embraced automation. Technology that was once considered to minimise the craft and skill of making coffee is now accepted as a barista’s “ best friend” to assist them in their job roles.

Even more recently (and noticeably), however, has been the resurgence of super automatics. Not only have these machines now made their way into the World Latte Art Championship, more and more barista champions are endorsing them as a way to produce exce… read more