Nescafé

Nescafé is a brand of instant coffee made by Nestlé. It comes in many different product forms. The name is a portmanteau of the words “Nestlé” and “café“. Nestlé‘s flagship powdered coffee product was introduced in Switzerland on April 1, 1938 after being developed for seven or eight years by Max Morgenthaler.

Nestlé

Nestlé S.A. is a Swiss multinational nutritional, snack food, and health-related consumer goods company headquartered in Vevey, Switzerland. It is the largest food company in the world measured by revenues. Nestlé’s products include baby food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, pet foods and snacks.

Nestlé owns the coffee brand Nescafé

Beaker (glassware)

The main piece of a French press is a glass beaker. Because the beaker is exposed to high temperatures in a short time, they are subject to thermal shock, This is why beakers for French press coffee makers are made of borosilicate glass, or more recently, of stainless steel.

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College

A college is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. Usage of the word college varies in English-speaking nations. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate university, or an institution offering vocational education.

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National Coffee Association

The National Coffee Association (NCA) or (National Coffee Association of U.S.A. , Inc. ), is the main market research, consumer information, and lobbying association for the coffee industry in the United States. Surveys produced by the NCA are widely cited in mainstream media.

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Borosilicate glass

Borosilicate glass is a type of glass with the main glass-forming constituents silica and boron oxide. Borosilicate glasses are known for having very low coefficients of thermal expansion (~3 × 10 /°C at 20°C), making them resistant to thermal shock, more so than any other common glass.

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Water tank

Many coffee makers rely on a water tank, or reservoir to supply the machine during brewing. The water tank solution is convenient, makes it possible to move the equipment, and it doesn’t require an expensive installation.

The water tank is used for drip coffee makers, espresso machines, and single serve coffee makers.

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Filtration

Filtration is commonly the mechanical or physical operation which is used for the separation of solids from fluids (liquids or gases) by interposing a medium through which only the fluid can pass. Oversize solids in the fluid are retained, but the separation is not complete; solids will be contaminated with some fluid and filtrate will contain fine particles (depending on the pore size and filter thickness).

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Melitta

Melitta is a Germany-based company selling coffee, paper coffee filters, and coffee makers, part of the Melitta Group, which also has Melitta branches in other countries world-wide. The company is headquartered in Minden, North Rhine-Westphalia.

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Coffee oil

Aromatic oils are used in perfumery, cosmetics, flavoring of food, and in aromatherapy.

Coffee contains many aromatic oils, which we refer to as coffee oils. These oils give coffee the specific flavor and aroma, and they are extracted into the beverage during brewing. Coffee oils are relatively volatile, and they get lost as coffee beans get get older. Coffee oils also evaporate from the hot coffee. Over-extraction also causes the evaporation of the oils.

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Taste

Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation is one of the five traditional senses. Taste is the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with receptors of taste buds. Taste, along with smell and trigeminal nerve stimulation (which also handles touch for texture, also pain, and temperature), determines flavors, the sensory impressions of food or other substances.

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crema

Pulling espresso shot with naked portafilterEspresso crema is a brown, foamy layer on top of the brewed coffee. Crema is a mix of gas bubbles, and emulsified fats, which are the signature of a good espresso. The perfect crema is a reddish-brown foam, with tiny bubbles. If the bubbles are too big, the shot was incorrectly extracted. If the colour is too light is an under-extracted shot, and if it’s too dark, the shot is over-extracted.

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