As new machine partner.

Breville has been appointed the new partner for Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machines in Australia and New Zealand, effective November 1, 2017. De’Longhi will remain a machine partner until the end of 2017.

Breville ANZ general manager, Mark O’Kelly said, “The new partnership with Nescafe Dolce Gusto is an exciting time for the Breville ANZ business. The coffee category is performing very strongly and Nescafe Dolce Gusto machines will complement our current manual espresso and capsule ranges.”

Nestlé Beverages ANZ business executive officer, Evan Gongolidis said, “We are very pleased to announce this new partnership. We believe it creates an opportunity for more growth in the portioned coffee machine market. Breville is a market leader in small domestic appliances and a strong Australian and New Zealand brand, with a long and successful tradition of design and innovation particularly in the coffee category.”

Nescafe Dolce Gusto Eclipse coffee machine

De’Longhi ANZ CEO, Paolo Albertoni commented, “We have sold more than 500,000 units of De’Longhi Nescafe Dolce Gusto machines in Australia and New Zealand since September 2012, strongly contributing to the development of the coffee market.

“We have enjoyed a strong partnership with Nescafe Dolce Gusto, not only as a machine partner but also as an industrial partner, introducing innovative machines like the Jovia. We have invested a lot of effort, commitment and time helping to make Nescafe Dolce Gusto what it is in Australia and New Zealand and we are proud of what we have achieved.

“We respect the decision to appoint a new partner and we will work through the transition period diligently with our retail customers and consumers in mind. We will continue to drive the growth of the coffee market from our leadership position, fully focused on our already strong portfolio and an exciting pipeline of meaningful innovation.”