As it expands machine offering.

De’Longhi has presented its first semi-professional pump manual coffee machine, the La Specialista, at IFA in Berlin.

“The fully automatic category has always been at the core of our coffee machine offering. This machine marks our first entry into the semi-professional pump manual coffee machine market,” De’Longhi Australia and New Zealand managing director, Paolo Albertoni said.

De’Longhi ANZ marketing director, Raniero Miccoli and managing director, Paolo Albertoni

“The La Specialista has an integrated grinder and unique manual tamping system with a lever that applies the exact right amount of pressure of about 20kg. The machine also has two boilers to allow users to easily switch between coffee and milk. The TFT display enables users to adjust their coffee preferences.”

The De’Longhi La Specialista is expected to arrive in the Australian market in the first quarter of 2019. Further details regarding availability and pricing is yet to be confirmed.