Professional espresso coffee machines and their group heads need a concentrated cleaning powder to effectively remove old, unwanted coffee oils, odours and tannins from the group heads, lines, and valves. The powder can be used for a routine group head backflush cleaning, and to clean filters, trays, and other additional barista equipment.
With the Caffenu® Coffee Machine Cleaning Powder, your coffee machines will keep working perfectly, ensuring the best cup of coffee, every time. This concentrated, fast acting cleaner removes dirty coffee oils, odours and bitter tannins from your group heads, lines, valves, handles and accessories.
Caffenu®’s cleaning powder formula is eco-friendly yet highly effective, made from biodegradable and organic materials. The formula is 100% phosphate-free and chlorine-free, and leaves absolutely no residue behind. Just great tasting coffee. Perfect to be used daily.
For best results, use daily as part of your backflush regiment.
Group head backflush cleaning:
Place 1 heaped teaspoon (3-5 g) of Caffenu® Cleaning Powder in the blind filter. Start brew cycle for 10 seconds, then stop for 10 seconds. Repeat the procedure 5 times. Remove portafilter and start brew cycle; rinse portafilter with water from group head. Remember to also brush group head. Reinsert portafilter with no powder and carry out flushing procedure twice to rinse. Make and discard an espresso.
Weekly cleaning of filters, handles, holders, trays, cups etc:
Dissolve 2 heaped teaspoons (8-10 g) of the Caffenu® Cleaning Powder per 1 litre of warm water in a suitable container. Place objects to clean in solution for about 20 minutes, brush if required until parts are clean. Rinse thoroughly afterwards with fresh water.