Aldi "Nespresso Pod Compatible" Coffee Machine £49.99 3 year warrenty
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Aldi "Nespresso Pod Compatible" Coffee Machine £49.99 3 year warrenty

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LocalFound 27th Feb 2016
Well it looks like Aldi are after a bite of the Nespresso apple. A Nespresso pod compatible coffee machine with a 3 year warranty for £49.99 sounds like a good deal. Available in 3 colours. There is also a milk frothier for £19.99, pod stand and coffee cups @ £3.99.
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I don't need a machine but I will give the pods a try to see how nespresso compatible they really are with my latisima machine.
they don't sell pods do they, which is weird?
Yea the got pods in stock too on "when it's gone it's gone" deal.
I bought one from them a couple of years takes pods and normal espresso coffee ,never use the pods now expensive way to have coffee and always find the coffee too weak .Wish they would sell them again as mine is used daily n beginning to creek at the seams
Loving the 'Le Creuset' rip off mugs too!
mac1611

I bought one from them a couple of years takes pods and normal espresso … I bought one from them a couple of years takes pods and normal espresso coffee ,never use the pods now expensive way to have coffee and always find the coffee too weak .Wish they would sell them again as mine is used daily n beginning to creek at the seams


Besides which, they're an environmental menace.
So how would this stack up against something like the Inissia?

You can buy an Innissia for around £10 more but I'm wondering if this is a better option.
I've used the Aldi pods in my Nespresso machine and they do work but the coffee comes out really slowly.
pibpob

Besides which, they're an environmental menace.


Nespresso provide recycling bags free of charge and also free collection/return of used pods so the only menace is those people who dont bother to do so.
futura

Nespresso provide recycling bags free of charge and also free … Nespresso provide recycling bags free of charge and also free collection/return of used pods so the only menace is those people who dont bother to do so.


Ah, they've been shamed into doing it, have they? Possibly better than nothing or possibly worse, if it requires more energy and/or creates more pollution than starting from scratch. Recycling is the worst option, after reducing and re-using.
pibpob

Ah, they've been shamed into doing it, have they? Possibly better than … Ah, they've been shamed into doing it, have they? Possibly better than nothing or possibly worse, if it requires more energy and/or creates more pollution than starting from scratch. Recycling is the worst option, after reducing and re-using.



No they've been doing it for years. It even says that they have a recycling programme in the article you linked. I think Nespresso are not quite as bad environmentally as some of the other pod manufacturers.

Edited by: "friendlyfire321" 1st Mar 2016
Buy a Moka pot much cheaper ,and the coffee is far better tasting .
goodlad

Buy a Moka pot much cheaper ,and the coffee is far better tasting .



Partly agree, certainly a lot cheaper but I struggle to make consistent good tasting coffee like my Nespresso machine - although I still persevere with the coffee pot each morning and occasionally get it right
goodlad

Buy a Moka pot much cheaper ,and the coffee is far better tasting .



​Less wasteful too. Those plastic pods are convenient but they don't recycle themselves and don't produce the best quality although they are consistent I'll give them that. Better off using a cafetiere or moka pot or getting a machine that uses ground coffee.
Anyway, bought the Milk Heater/Frother as my second Nespresso Aerocinno has lost a portion of the non stick coating. Tried it tonight and milk was definitely hotter than the Nespresso one(although it did run for longer)
so bought one of these machines yesterday. Seems well built. I only tend to drink lattes, so can't comment on espresso's. Have tried Aldi and Lidl lungo's. Both smooth, but prefer the Aldi version as it seems stronger. Two negatives on the machine so far - the height of it prevents the use of anything larger than an espresso glass, and as this is the auto version, the volume of espresso discharged is set to small or large 40 or 100ml. You can't can't programme the buttons to vary the quantity as you can with the manual version. All in all for £50 I'm happy so far.
Nespresso pods are aluminium. If people bother to fill a free recycling bag & take it to any Collect+ location, the recycled pods are used to make the sides of the Pixie machines & the coffee grounds are used for compost. Nespresso is far more environmentally conscious than the media give them credit for. That said, it's not a cheap coffee-making option, but happens to be my favourite bar none.
noisyneighbour

Nespresso pods are aluminium. If people bother to fill a free recycling … Nespresso pods are aluminium. If people bother to fill a free recycling bag & take it to any Collect+ location, the recycled pods are used to make the sides of the Pixie machines & the coffee grounds are used for compost. Nespresso is far more environmentally conscious than the media give them credit for. That said, it's not a cheap coffee-making option, but happens to be my favourite bar none.


It takes a lot of energy to recycle - it is the worst option after reduce and re-use. Reduce is what you do when you buy your drinks in sensibly-sized containers. Also you have to consider that these are not pure aluminium but coated stuff which has to be removed.

I wouldn't credit Nestle at all - if they cared about their impact they would offer a deposit on the return of their used pods.
Aldi Australia have been selling Nespresso for a few years, so I'm sure the machine should be good, certainly the same milk frother. I was not keen on the Aldi nespresso capsules though nor for that matter the Taylors ones, though the Lidl Restretto one were ok. The originals are still the best, but had no problem with the Cafepod and cafe direct pods.
Link for the machine is here(looks a bit like the first Australian one they had for sale)
https://www.aldi.co.uk/coffee-capsule-machine/p/068660016538900

The original Nespresso ones can be bought for £60, or £90 with the aeroccino milk frother from John Lewis.

Edited by: "winchman" 7th Mar 2016
Are these still in store ?
ChrisUK

Are these still in store ?




They were in Newtown Birmingham yesterday, had about 10 in stock.
lcassey

They were in Newtown Birmingham yesterday, had about 10 in stock.



Nowt left locally, just been. Thanks for the reply anyway.
Very tempting..

Got a Tassimo, but since they changed their drinks I really need to change my machine.
Just FYI, you can now order these online with free delivery
SolidWarrior

Very tempting..Got a Tassimo, but since they changed their drinks I … Very tempting..Got a Tassimo, but since they changed their drinks I really need to change my machine.



​exactly why I bought one. the new tassimo drinks are rank.
bobziz

​exactly why I bought one. the new tassimo drinks are rank.



Glad you agree, I thought it was just me
pibpob

It takes a lot of energy to recycle



It takes alot of energy to make aluminium too. Aluminium can almost be considered solidified electricity.

To make/smelt 1kg of aluminum

from bauxite (the raw material aluminum is made from): 63,000 to 95,000 watt-hours
from recycled aluminum: 3,150 to 4,750 watt-hours

As you can see - it is incredibly more efficient to recycle the stuff and can be done over and over again indefinitely - particularly compared to things like plastic which is made from crude oil.
mrbill

It takes alot of energy to make aluminium too.


True - I know all that - but it's irrelevant as most aluminium is recovered from the waste stream and recycled anyway. The more that is produced, the more that will slip through.
pibpob

True - I know all that - but it's irrelevant as most aluminium is … True - I know all that - but it's irrelevant as most aluminium is recovered from the waste stream and recycled anyway. The more that is produced, the more that will slip through.



Efficient packaging is a necessary evil. Aluminium is far better than plastic for many reasons - infinite recyclability being once of them . Nestle should be applauded for taking the effort to recycle their pods, and the contents. Rather than expending energy knocking the producers of these products that people want, rather use those energies making sure people recycle properly, and compelling other companies to take note of what Nestle is doing and do the same.
It's all greenwash though isn't it? The shocking level of excess packaging is so self-evident that they have to pay lip-service to be doing something about it. How many are actually recycled though? Can you take them back to the supermarket? Can you post them back free and receive credits on future purchases? And either way, there's all the transport and reprocessing costs/energy to be taken into consideration.

No, don't be taken in. However you look at it, this is a very wasteful way of making hot drinks. Re-use is far better than recycle.
Has any got this machine and a normal nespresso machine. Is it just as good when using official nespresso pods? E. G. Temp OK and strength OK?
Anyone used the aldi machine with nespresso pods and got good results?
Now £34.99
what store had this for 34.99 ?
I'm thrilled with my ambiamo coffee pod machine. The ☕️ is lovely, I can't tell the difference from Aldi coffee pods and Nespresso. After many years of drinking Nespresso from expensive machines, I have converted
bobziz4th Mar 2016

so bought one of these machines yesterday. Seems well built. I only tend …so bought one of these machines yesterday. Seems well built. I only tend to drink lattes, so can't comment on espresso's. Have tried Aldi and Lidl lungo's. Both smooth, but prefer the Aldi version as it seems stronger. Two negatives on the machine so far - the height of it prevents the use of anything larger than an espresso glass, and as this is the auto version, the volume of espresso discharged is set to small or large 40 or 100ml. You can't can't programme the buttons to vary the quantity as you can with the manual version. All in all for £50 I'm happy so far.


The instructions state that if you hold eithervcup button down for the relevant amount of time you can vary the amount of fluid that comes through.
boonergooner41 m ago

The instructions state that if you hold eithervcup button down for the …The instructions state that if you hold eithervcup button down for the relevant amount of time you can vary the amount of fluid that comes through.


Thread is 2 years old buddy 😬
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