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15 Feb 15 GE Café refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System


No matter how you prefer your cup of coffee, there’s no denying the single-serve brewing trend is piping-hot. According to a 2014 National Coffee Association coffee drinking trends survey, 29% of respondents who drank coffee said they used a single-cup brewer, up nearly 50% from the previous year. Brewing at home is about to become even more appealing as GE introduces an industry first: the GE Café Series refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System.


GE’s new refrigerator technology, an evolution of its Cafe French door refrigerator unique hot water dispenser, paired with a Keurig K-Cup single-cup brewer, meets the growing consumer interest. From leaders innovating to change the industry, this breakthrough evolution will take consumer convenience and versatility to a whole new level.


The key features of the new GE Café refrigerator with Keurig K-Cup Brewing System include,
– fresh, filtered water every time with no need to refill
– the built-in system frees up counter space, something that’s a premium in many kitchens, and the Keurig K-Cup brewer is dishwasher safe
– first-of-its-kind water filtration system, tested and verified by an independent third party to remove 98% of 5 trace pharmaceuticals from water
– GE connected technology, allowing consumers to preset the brew time via their mobile device so the water in the reservoir is ready and waiting
– water dispensing flow rate and temperature designed to make the optimal cup of coffee, tea or other single-serve beverages
– Energy Star certification, meeting minimum efficiency standards for refrigerators and freezers and using as much energy as a cell phone does to charge overnight
– opportunity to brew over 400 varieties of Keurig K-Cup beverages from 60+ major brands, including the top 10 best-selling coffee brands in America, including: Folgers, Maxwell House, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Eight O’Clock, Community Coffee, and Peet’s Coffee and Tea

Made in Louisville, Kentucky, the Café French door refrigerator with single-serve Keurig K-Cup brewing system will be available in stainless steel. With an MSRP of ,300, it will be available in the 3rd quarter of 2015 wherever appliances are sold. GE Appliances.


Tags: brewing, Café, KCup, Keurig, refrigerator, system

20 Jan 15 Tealounge tea capsule system


The Tealounge System revolutionized the art of tea making and allows you to enjoy the highest quality tea in a matter of seconds. Employing a capsule system similar to the one from Nespresso, the Tealounge offers 24 sorts of teas for every taste and occasion.


The ultra-compact Tealounge comes in white, black, silver and red. It features a 19 bar pump and makes a hot cup of tea each and every time. And it is very hot.

The easy to use tea maker provides the optimal brewing time, perfect water temperature and ideal water flow for each type of tea. Everything is precisely defined for a given tea type, for example, about 92°C for black and 80°C for green tea.


You can enjoy some of the best black teas, like Darjeeling and Earl Grey, several green teas, herbal and aromatic fruit teas and even chai latte tea, prepared with delicious milk froth. Other flavors include vanilla, cloves and cardamom. Price is around € 80. Tealounge.


Tags: capsule, system, Tealounge

01 Jan 15 Miele countertop coffee system


The freestanding countertop Miele CM 6310 is the whole bean coffee system equipped with many sought after features, normally available in larger built-in coffee machines.

The Miele countertop coffee maker offers the ability to program 4 user profiles, so anyone in your household can store their own preferences when it comes to grind, cup size, temperature and prebrewing option.

In addition to espresso, regular coffee, cappuccino and latté macchiato that were available in the previous Miele coffee machine, the CM 6310 Miele countertop coffee system offers ristretto, a stronger version of espresso at the tip of a finger. Other familiar features include a stainless steel milk flask, button and cup lighting, cup heating and hot water for tea.

Miele AromaticSystem dynamic brew unit is proven in the field. It extracts the entire intensive flavour and last drop of aroma out of coffee beans. Other settings such as the pre-brew option, the fineness of grind, ground quantity and the temperature can be changed individually at all times. You cam manage the machine functionality in a high quality, razor sharp TFT display. Named DirectSensor, it has white characters on a black background, perfectly matching the control panels on Miele Generation 6000 ovens.

This Miele countertop coffee system makes maintenance simple. The milk lines and the Cappuccinatore are automatically rinsed when the machine is switched off. Simply separate the hose from the milk flask and insert the end into the drip tray. The hose is first rinsed with water and then flushed with steam. The brew unit can be removed and run under warm water for cleaning. The drip tray and the waste container are both dishwasher-safe. Price is ,000. Miele.


Tags: coffee, Countertop, Miele, system

09 Dec 14 Baraldi hoods with air deodorizing system


Baraldi is currently offering 4 hoods – Pratika, Nur, Space and Noa that feature DeoTech air deodorizing system.


There are 3 fresh readily available fragrances – Deep Clean, Light Breeze and Home Aroma that will make your kitchen air more enjoyable. See Baraldi Kiria wall hood. Baraldi.




Tags: Baraldi, deodorizing, Hoods, system

22 Jul 14 DacorMatch color system for Dacor Appliances


The premium cooking ranges and wall ovens from Dacor Appliances are now available in the new optional custom colors. DacorMatch Color System allows you to personalize the cooking appliances in any color, by providing Dacor a swatch of the color you want.

Dacor Design Team also picked 10 robust colors for several wall ovens and ranges, including the high performance, award winning Discovery iQ 48″ dual fuel range cooker and Discovery iQ 30″ wall oven.

Available fall 2014, you can get these appliances in Crimson, Envy, Black Tile, Tangerine, Cordon Bleu, Citron, Smoke, Sangria, Arctic and Radiant Orchid. Dacor. Previously, Dacor Renaissance wine cellar.


Tags: Appliances, Color, Dacor, DacorMatch, system

10 Jun 14 Gaggenau Vario dishwasher with push-to-open system


Clear lines and lavish surfaces characterize the design of the handle less kitchen, whose cabinets are opened at a touch. This understated design language is matched by the very energy efficient Gaggenau Vario dishwasher DF 460 / 461 with push-to-open system. The dishwasher is completely concealed from view behind the furniture front.

Gaggenau Vario dishwasher, the DF 460 / 461 is the 60cm wide fully integrated dishwasher, available in 2 heights – 81.5cm or 86.5cm for more interior space. Additional models with flexible hinging are available to accommodate longer furniture fronts, wall cabinets or narrow plinths. The dishwasher can be optionally fitted with a furniture front with handle – the push to open system remains active in this case.

Rated in energy efficiency class ‘A+++’, the DF 460 / 461 achieves optimum cleaning and drying results with the help of the Zeolite drying system. The eco friendly mineral stores moisture and heat to release both as required, thus reducing water and electricity consumption. The dishwasher features 6 programs, some of which are sensor-controlled. They cover all requirements from cleaning heavily soiled dishes to gently rinsing glasses.

The programs can be individually combined with 4 options, including cleaning and drying in under an hour. The smooth running, extra-extendable pull out basket system with flexible folding spines and racks affords maximum convenience and loading versatility. The cutlery drawer, which is positioned above the upper basket, and comes as a special accessory, has ample room for larger items of cutlery, cooking utensils or espresso cups. Gaggenau. Previously, Gaggenau Vario cooling 400 Series.


Tags: Dishwasher, Gaggenau, pushtoopen, system, Vario

25 May 14 Wolf built-in coffee system


The new Wolf built-in coffee system, a part of the company new generation of kitchen appliances, should be available for purchase in June 2014. The gourmet home coffee system makes professional quality brewed coffee, espresso, cappuccino, latte, macchiato, and up to 14 ounces of hot water, and perfectly steams and foams milk in seconds, producing a consistently delicious cup of coffee, prepared precisely to your taste, every time.


Not only does the 24″ Wolf built-in coffee system produce a solid repertoire of beverages, it offers the convenience of a single-touch milk cleaning feature, which uses steam and requires no disassembly. It also comes with 1.8 liter water tank, so no additional plumbing work is necessary.

Featuring the bright LCD control panel, the coffee system allows you to select the size you want from 4 push button presets. Choose from a 1-ounce espresso shot to a 12-ounce coffee. You can also program and save, using the customizable My Coffee setting, a drink size up to 7 ounces.

Choose from 5 strength settings when brewing with whole beans – from extra mild to extra strong. And speaking of whole bean, this Wolf coffee system holds about half a pound and grinds it automatically with its adjustable built-in stainless steel burr grinder that offers 13 grind settings. And, of course, you can also use ground coffee.

The Double Coffee button pours 2 identical cups in the same time. You can position a cup under each of the two spouts or place a large mug under the spouts to make a double-size coffee instead.

You can also program a time for the system to turn itself on and warm up automatically, so it is ready to brew when you want. For safety and energy efficiency, the system powers down after a set period of inactivity. And once your coffee is ready, the Wolf built-in coffee system ejects the compressed grounds into a container, then lets you know when the container is ready to be emptied. A removable drip tray catches excess water from brewing and rinsing. Simply rinse it out just as you would your coffee cup.

The matching 24″ warming cup drawer is available in CW24/S stainless and CW24/B black models for suggested price of 5. Wolf cup warming drawer uses air circulation to gently warm cups to the ideal temperature for your drink while keeping them cool enough to hold comfortably.

The Wolf built-in coffee system will be available in EC24/S stainless steel and EC24/B black glass styles with optional trim kits to seamlessly coordinate with other Wolf products. Suggested price is ,200. Wolf Appliances.


Tags: BuiltIn, coffee, system, Wolf

01 Oct 13 Skantherm Elements Stove System


Designed by Professor Wulf Schneider, the unique and incredibly versatile Elements Stove System from Skantherm consists of only 3 elements. Using a special magnetic technology, you can create an endless number of upright or horizontal layouts to suit your available space and taste, positioning 2 elements of different widths which are opened at one side, above, below or at the sides of the 5.0 kW combustion chamber. In addition, the combustion chamber is optionally available with a 180° turning device, so you can use Elements Stove System as a room partition. And for a long lasting heating retention, you can install optional Skantherm thermostone storage module.




Skantherm Vision modern stove
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Skantherm Quint solid fuel stove
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27 Feb 13 Frecan Paradigma System – innovative modular ceiling vent hoods


The new Paradigma System by Frecan is the industry first modular suction system, developed to simply go unnoticed and stay that way in the kitchen ceiling – thanks to its compactness and ceiling light like aesthetics. The 4-speed perimeter aspiration System allows you to design a beautiful ceiling decor, creating a very functional yet completely unobtrusive light / suction layout.


You can install up to 4 modular ceiling vent hoods with 600 m³/h suction rate each, giving you an incredible 2,400 m³/h in total extraction power. Similar to Frecan Coanda range hood, the new Paradigma System utilizes the Venturi effect and allows each module to generate air currents which help to attract the smoke to each of the aspiration spots.


Each Frecan Paradigma System module comes with remote control, 4 low energy, bright 9 watt lights, deferred stop and washable stainless steel filter for easy maintenance. Frecan. Previously, Frecan Satelite wall hood.



Tags: Ceiling, Frecan, Hoods, Innovative, Modular, Paradigma, system, vent

24 Sep 12 Kenwood food chopper with Quad Blade system


The Kenwood CH250 is a highly practical and functional food chopper that helps you quickly prepare herbs, nuts, dips or baby food. Thanks to the Kenwood stainless steel Quad Blade system that works twice as fast as typical two blades, you can crash ice in matter of seconds. A beautifully designed food chopper, the CH250 features brushed die-cast body, 500 watt motor, one touch control and 500ml capacity.


The multi blade chopper Quad Blade system combines two tiered sets of blades, so it can process larger amounts of food. And if you worry about over chopping, the top set of blades can be easily removed.


With the 2-speed push down control, you can intuitively tune the blade speed – just by applying more or less pressure on the push down lid lever. Thus you have greater control over finished results.


In addition, the multi blade food chopper CH250 has non slip base, safety interlock and dishwasher safe parts. In stores for just around £30. Kenwood.


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Tags: Blade, Chopper, Food, Kenwood, Quad, system