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New automatic espresso machines from Philips offer an easier way to make caf ©-style coffees at home

2019-10-15 10:00 ET - News Release

Brew up to five coffee drinks from freshly ground beans in the comfort of your kitchen

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you can enjoy a variety of delicious fresh café-quality coffee beverages at home and easier than ever with Philips. Introducing the Philips Espresso series, an innovative range of automatic espresso machines that provide a truly effortless coffee drinking experience – from setup to clean-up. Innovative LatteGo technology offers the easiest to clean milk system yet, offering favorite coffee beverages with fresh ingredients at the touch of a button, whether enjoying a morning coffee before work or sharing a cappuccino with a guest.

"There is a growing desire among coffee lovers for quality beverages made from freshly ground beans at home," says Lesley McIntosh, Director of Domestic Appliances for Philips Personal Health North America. "Philips' new portfolio of automatic espresso machines is specially designed to craft five favorite café-style drinks. Using unique LatteGo technology to provide delicious milk froth and the easiest clean-up ever, users experience hassle-free, exquisite taste."

The intuitive touch interface offers five different beverages, including coffee, espresso, Americano, cappuccino and latte macchiato. For an even more personalized coffee experience, aroma strength and quantity of both coffee and milk can be adjusted with the MyCoffee Choice feature.

The new patented LatteGo milk system, available in select models, is the fastest-to-clean milk system everi, creating silky smooth milk foam and leaving no milk residue after every cup. LatteGo is easy to set up and can be cleaned in as little as 15 seconds for effortless froth to top milk-based beverages. Clean up is also a breeze with dishwasher-safe equipment so more time is spent enjoying coffee and less time cleaning residue.

Philips' durable ceramic burr grinders extract maximum flavor from coffee beans without overheating or burning, delivering exceptional taste for up to 20,000 cups. The patented AquaClean filter delivers crystal clear water and prevents the need to descale for, up to 5,000 cupsii.

Philips espresso machines are available in various models and finishes on Philips.com, starting at the suggested retail price of $549. Philips 3200 Series with LatteGo is available in silver exclusively at Williams Sonoma, starting at the suggested retail price of $849.

About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2018 sales of EUR 18.1 billion and employs approximately 78,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.

i Based on consumer testing in Germany comparing leading One touch (Coffee + Milk) Fully Automatic Espresso Machines (2017)
ii Actual number of cups depends on the coffee varieties selected coffee varieties, and the user's rinsing and cleaning patterns.

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