Coffee machine: The brands at a glance

There are numerous German brands of coffee machines, but also a few successful Italian manufacturers. Below we give you an overview of the most important manufacturers and brands in the German-speaking market.

AEG: Very small and very big

The company AEG, founded in Berlin in 1883, currently offers espresso capsule fully automatic machines, some with integrated milk frother at prices ranging from 70 to 110 euros, and stylishly built coffee machines with prices around 1000 euros.

Bosch: Classic and modern

Even the German company Bosch can look back on almost 150 years of history: it was founded in 1886 by Robert Bosch. They produce fancy coffee machines in the middle price range: 350 to 1200 euros, as well as built-in coffee machines around the 1300 euros.

Cafe Bonitas: Retro coffee machines

The young German company Cafe Bonitas manufactures chic, inexpensive coffee machines in different colors with touchscreen. The Retrostar fully automatic machines, as they call themselves, currently cost 330 to 410 € online.

DeLonghi: The bestseller

Founded in 1902, the Italian company DeLonghi has probably the widest range of fully automatic coffee machines and also produces the current bestseller and multiple test winner in the price-performance ratio among the coffee machines: The DeLonghi ECAM 22.110.B coffee machine, which costs just under € 300 online and thus belongs to the cheapest models of its kind.

Gaggia: the espresso professional

The Italian manufacturer Gaggia not only produces high-quality espresso machines since 1947/48, but has also launched a few stylish coffee machines with prices between 330 and 1700 € on the market.

Jura: The wide range

The Swiss company Jura, founded in 1931, is probably the German-speaking company with the largest selection of fully automatic coffee machines: the price range extends from simple, low-cost machines for € 350 up to complex, multifunctional semi-professional devices for € 6000. But beware: Customers often complain that the Jura coffee machines can not remove the brew group. This will require maintenance sooner or later.

Krups: Cheap and chic

Krups offers visually appealing, rounded coffee machines in different, chic metal colors in the lower / lower middle price range: The prices vary here from 290 to 1000 €.

Melitta: The inventor

The inventor of the coffee filter today produces not only coffee filters and filter coffee machines but also coffee machines with prices between 330 € and 2000 €.

Miele: Expensive and good

Miele produces optically simple, high-quality coffee machines of the middle and upper price ranges: Here you will find no prices below 800 € and the chic built-in coffee machine costs just under 2800 €.

Philips: Classic black

Classic black, square or rounded, are the coffee machines of the Dutch company Philips. The narrow machines for home use cost between € 300 and € 800.

Saeco: Great selection

Saeco offers a wide range of coffee machines of different price ranges and shapes. The prices range from 280 to 1400 €.

Severin: Fancy and cheap, but inadequate?

Severin manufactures chic, small coffee machines, but get online numerous bad customer reviews. Above all, the short life of the machine and the appearance of defects shortly after purchase are criticized.

Siemens: The constant

Coffee machines from Siemens are unmistakable: angular, silver and most with an external milk container. That's what the models look like, whether they cost 350 or 1700 €.

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