Tassimo offers a delicious world filled with all the favorite drinks and brands you love. If you are a pod coffee lover, or interested in purchasing one, Tassimo will help you make the switch.
When you learn what Tassimo is, you will love the idea that the machine can make all your favorite drinks. From the milky indulgence of cappuccinos, lattes, and macchiatos, to an exhilarating espresso. You will also be able to make a cup of herbal tea or enjoy some delicious, hot chocolate on a cold evening.
In this guide we explain the difference between each Tassimo machine, and share what we think is the best model for your needs.
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Who is Tassimo and what are Tassimo coffee machines?
Although Tassimo was made known in France almost two decades ago, in 2004, it has become popular worldwide. You can find Tassimo machines in the Czech Republic, Andorra, Denmark, Austria, Ireland, Germany, Greece, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Poland, Switzerland, Romania, the United Kingdom, Portugal, and Russia.
Kraft Foods first made the Tassimo machines; with some of the initial units being promoted by Saeco with Braun as the distributor. Later, Braun’s parent company, Procter & Gamble took over in 2008. In which sales of appliances for the kitchen made by Braun were being phased out all over North America.
The Tassimo coffee-making system utilized beverage pods also called T-Discs. They are made of a non-reusable plastic material. The T-Discs are what give the coffee machine instructions on which settings it should brew the coffee.
A Tassimo pod coffee maker is capable of making a number of hot beverages including cappuccino, filtered-style coffee, hot chocolate, short espresso, and even tea. The whole process takes about 30 to 60 seconds.
What to look for when buying a coffee machine
When you are looking for the best Tassimo coffee machine there are some features that the machine must possess.
Affordability is probably the number one concern we all have when looking for a coffee machine. You will be pleasantly surprised to discover how little a Tassimo coffee machine costs for what you get.
Quality is another feature that is imperative in a coffee machine. The Tassimo coffee machines all operate quietly, and function well. Often, lasting longer than the average coffee machine does.
The last, but certainly not the least important feature to look for in a coffee maker is versatility. All six of the Tassimo coffee machines we reviewed are versatile, capable of making a number of different hot drinks. They are also compatible and you can use other brands T-Discs in another machine if you run out. Besides coffee, you can use the machine to make teas, hot toddies, and hot chocolate. In addition, a Tassimo coffee maker can be used to make oatmeal, couscous, ramen and other instant soup.
Our take on the Tassimo machine range
There are six models of Tassimo single-cup machines; each is compatible with the home usage T-Discs. These six models of the best Tassimo machines include:
- Bosch Tassimo Fidelia
- Bosch Tassimo My Way 2
- Tassimo Caddy
- Bosch Tassimo Suny
- Bosch Tassimo VIVY and VIVY 2
- Bosch Tassimo Joy
The next section will review each of these Tassimo coffee makers. You will be able to see for yourself what makes each one unique and special.
When you want to embark upon the flavors of Italy at a button’s touch, the Tassimo Fidelia is your machine. Choosing your favorite drinks have never been easier with this pod coffee maker.
With your Tassimo Fidelia coffee maker you can produce a range of drinks, from lattes to Costa cappuccinos. You can also make a yummy tasting Oreo hot chocolate drink, and even a number of Twinings teas.
The Tassimo MyWay has the capability to make up to 40 hot beverages and its interface is sensitive to touch.
You can personalize the Tassimo My Way unit to the desired temperatures of preference. Increasing or decreasing the intensity and volume to exactly how you want it.
Bosch Tassimo My Way 2
- Has the capability to make up to 40 hot beverages
- Its interface is sensitive to touch
- Can personalize the unit to the desired temperatures of preference
The Tassimo Caddy has a 1.2 liter capacity water tank. A 3.3 pressure bar, and its dimensions are 39.5 inches high, 26 inches wide, and 31 centimeters of depth. If you are looking for a coffee machine built for convenience, the Tassimo Caddy is your machine.
This coffee machine has all the extras– simple, one-touch brewing, LED display warning when water in the tank is low, and cleaning is done easily through the service capsule. In addition, the Caddy takes organization to a whole new level, with space for up to 32 coffee pods.
The Tassimo Suny coffee makers offer a wide variety of ways to make hot drinks that are delicious. If you love a good latte but lack the time it takes to froth the milk, the Suny coffee maker can do it for you. The Suny can quickly and automatically create the ideal froth and milk foam.
The best feature of the Tassimo Suny is that you don’t have to push any buttons for it to operate. Simply use your mug to press against the front of the machine, put it in place and– voila–coffee in an instant!
If you have a little or a lot of kitchen counter space, the Tassimo Vivy and Tassimo Vivy 2 are sufficient. The Vivy 2 measures in at only 17 centimeters wide. This coffee maker
can easily fit into a 7 inch wide space. Amazing tasting hot beverages without sacrificing counter space!
The Tassimo Joy coffee maker has a glossy finish and a water filtration system by BRITA Maxtra. This type of system guarantees it will produce a better-tasting coffee and other heated beverages.
What makes Tassimo coffee machines so desirable?
The fact that a Tassimo coffee machine is convenient, small, and simple to use is what makes them so desirable to consumers. Particularly for the hard-working person, with so many options available, you can quickly make yourself a hot beverage any time of day.
Best value Tassimo coffee machine for the money
The Tassimo Caddy is the best coffee machine for the money. What makes it fantastic are features such as a built-in Brita water purifying system and pod holder. Whether you use this coffee machine at home, the office, or your home office, you will love it!
The convenience of the Tassimo caddy maintains a tidy coffee area. With all the coffee pods stacked in one handy area beside the machine.
If you are looking for a small coffee maker that packs a lot of value, the Vivy 2 is that machine! It is the lowest cost of the Tassimo coffee machines, yet it has invaluable worth! Because the Vivy 2 is compact, the water tank is small and needs frequent topping off. However, it only takes a few seconds to do, so it’s not a big deal.
Best overall Tassimo coffee machine
All of the Tassimo coffee machines offer a lot of great features. Therefore, picking the overall best Tassimo coffee machine is going to be a difficult task. It all depends on personal preference regarding tank size and other aesthetics when choosing the best.
For instance, some might prefer a coffee maker that fills their travel mug as they get ready in the morning. Others like a coffee maker that has automatic cleaning features and heats up quickly.
Best Barista Experience – The Tassimo Vivy
If you are searching for a coffee maker that makes lattes just like a barista, then the Vivy 2 is your machine! For the best barista experience, size doesn’t matter because the Vivy 2 is a tiny machine with big options! Similar to its coffee maker relatives, the Vivy 2 has a removable water tank, a simple one-button operation, and brews quickly!
When space is an issue but you don’t want to compromise that at-home barista taste, the Tassimo Vivy 2 has it all.
The time to buy a Tassimo Coffee Machine is now!
When in the market for a coffee machine, keep in mind, the Tassimo is not just any other capsule coffee maker! Other coffee makers require frothers or a steam wand to do the same job the Tassimo does with a single capsule. If you want great-tasting coffee, tea, or even soup, the time is now to buy a Tassimo coffee machine!
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How many times can a Tassimo disc be used?
Each Tassimo coffee disc should be used only one time, after making a cup of coffee it should be discarded.
Q. Can you get reusable Tassimo T-Discs?
Absolutely, check out our Green Pods reusable T-Discs HERE.
Q. What causes a Tassimo coffee pod or disc to explode?
When the internal pressure increases it can result in leaking or exploding coffee pods. You can avoid this by cleaning the machine prior to using it which will decrease the pressure.
Q. Where does the Tassimo machine originate?
The Tassimo was first introduced in 2004 by France; however, it has markets worldwide. It was first developed by Kraft Foods, later Saeco began to manufacture it with Braun distributing it. As of August 2008, the Tassimo brand is being manufactured by Bosch.