Feel like an outdoor espresso? It’s ‘hey presto’ with HandpressoApril 23, 2015
Handpresso machines were the brainchild of the late Henrik Jul Nielsen, and were launched within two years of him coming up with the initial concept in Fontainebleau, 55km south of Paris. It was an innovative breakthrough in the world of mobile espressos, and revolutionised the espresso market.
Nielsen was looking for simplicity and with his R&D team managed to reach a 16 bar-pressure manually, so was able to prepare a tasty espresso up to par with the best mainstream espresso machines. With the Handpresso Wild, officially launched in January 2008, Handpresso became the undisputed leader of the portable espresso.
Like the company slogan – ‘Espresso Anywhere’ – the Handpresso is used in all situations throughout the world. Distributed in more than 50 countries, over 300,000 Handpresso machines have been sold worldwide, in the process winning seven international design awards.
At ProAdventure we stock 15 Handpresso products and accessories, from the Thermo Flask to the Coffee Tamper; from the Outdoor Portable Espresso Set to Unbreakable Outdoor Espresso Cups, E.S.E Coffee Pods and the Auto Espresso Machine for the car.
The Handpresso Auto, the first espresso machine specifically designed for the automotive world, allows you to prepare a premium quality espresso in your vehicle. The Auto E.S.E. (Easy Serving Espresso), the first 12V espresso machine, is simple and easy to use. Placed in the cup holder, simply plug the espresso machine into the 12V cigarette lighter, add water and an E.S.E. coffee pod of your choice. Then press the button, wait for the three beeps and the espresso is ready!
Simplicity is at the core of the Handpresso concept. Simple in design, the Handpresso portable machines are also simple to use to make real espressos wherever you might be. Thanks to the 16 bar-pressure, Handpresso produces creamy top quality espressos.
Handpresso is constantly coming up with new solutions to enable you to drink a genuine espresso where you have never been able to before. An espresso break can now be had anywhere, even if you are simply relaxing indoors. But for us outdoor enthusiasts, who love being in the ‘middle of nowhere’ but also enjoy our real espresso coffee fix, it is now an essential piece of outdoor kit.
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Read our review of the Handpresso Wild Hybrid here: