Abri Senior Member Joined: 21 Jun 2007 Posts: 2 Expertise: Just starting
Posted Thu Jun 21, 2007, 7:11am Subject: La Pavoni and the INEI (Istituto Nazionale Espresso Italiano)
I am interested in purchasing a La Pavoni (Professional) lever machine but have noticed that they are not certified by the INEI - an Italian organization which strives to strictly maintain the quality of espresso coffee.
Does anyone know why this may be? I mean, if La Pavoni is such a quality brand, then why is not certified to make legit espresso?
CGP4 Senior Member Joined: 13 Dec 2006 Posts: 32 Location: NYC Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Thu Jun 21, 2007, 7:52am Subject: Re: La Pavoni and the INEI (Istituto Nazionale Espresso Italiano)
The INEI is a trade program, not consumer. The machines it certifies are commercial machines only; and, even so, any such certification is of dubious value. The certification is soley in Italy, and allows the cafe/bar to state that it serves "official" Italian Espresso.
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