Saeco is an Italian company that makes coffee-brewing stations. Established in 1981 by Sergio Zappella and Arthur Shmed, Saeco released its first automatic espresso machine for domestic use in 1985. The company bought out the brand Gaggia in 1999, and in May of 2009, Philips became the parent compan... Read Morey of Saeco. Today, Saeco's hot-beverage machines make coffee, tea, espresso, latte, and cappuccino. Saeco’s automatic machines feature digital personalization options. The Xelsis machines offer six customizable settings profiles, so each family member can get a personalized beverage at the touch of a button. Xelsis machines have an external milk carafe for automatically frothing milk. All Saeco machines come in chrome or stainless-steel finishes. Saeco offers three lines of manual machines that brew classic espresso. The Poemia, Aroma, and Via Venezia lines are more affordable than automatic machines and have a stainless-steel finish. Manual espresso machines feature pressurized crema filters and a pannarello, which froths milk. The 15-bar pump on the Poemia manual espresso machine uses a high-pressure system to extract coffee flavors. The Via Venezia pump espresso machine can make two espressos at once. Saeco coffee and espresso brewing stations are used in households across the United States.
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