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CBTL Overview

One Touch. One Perfect Cup.

CBTL is an easy to use, single serve beverage system that combines the handcrafted taste and quality that is the hallmark of The Coffee Bean & Tea
with the finest Italian technology and design perfected by CAFFITALY
SYSTEM. One capsule is all you need to create a single serving to savor. One touch is all it takes to brew fresh espresso, brewed coffee or tea. One taste is enough to transport you to a moment of comfort – the comfort of one perfect cup.

One Touch. One Perfect Cup.
Compare CBTL Americano* CBTL Kaldi* Nespresso® Essenza* Keurig® B40*/60*/70* Starbucks® Verismo™ 580
Prepares Espresso Yes Yes No No
Prepares Brewed Coffee Yes Yes No No
Prepares Brewed Tea Yes Yes No
Hot Chocolate Yes Yes No

*Comparably priced models available as of October 2012.

In the United States, Nespresso® is a registered trademark of Societe des Produits nestle S.A.

In the United States, Keurig® is a registered trademark of Keurig, Incorporated.

In the United States, Starbucks® is a registered trademark of Starbucks Corporation.

One Touch. One Perfect Cup.

It couldn't be easier.

Just place a capsule of our exclusive, hand-selected espresso, coffee or tea into the CBTL System, select a cup size and press a button. There’s no grinding, measuring or filter drip. The perfect cup is one touch away.

Optimal Flavor Extraction

Optimal Flavor Extraction

Every serving of espresso, coffee and tea is freshness-sealed to lock in exquisite taste and aroma. And an internal two-filter system ensures evenly balanced extraction and optimal flavor. Specialty beverages are easy to prepare and enjoy with our exclusive flavored powders.

Quality and Convenience

Quality and Convenience

Enjoy the fresh flavors of an authentic The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf beverage at home. Whether you're serving guests or savoring a quiet moment, the CBTL System delivers perfection, with ease.

The System

The System

Combining innovative technology, functionality and design, the CBTL System is more than a single cup coffee machine.

It’s an easy-to-use beverage system. The touch of a button delivers one perfect cup.

Automatic proportioning ensures consistency in taste and aroma. And a unique twin pressure system provides high pressure to capture all the aroma, texture, flavor and great crema of espresso, while gentle pressure allows flavors in coffee and tea to develop naturally and with great balance.

CBTL System Difference

CBTL System Difference

Perfectly sized for a perfect cup

Each capsule contains The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf hand-selected premium coffees and hand-plucked whole leaf teas grown on the world’s best coffee and tea estates. To lock in these delicate aroma and flavor characteristics, every serving of espresso, coffee and tea is freshness-sealed. Coffee capsule and tea capsule features an internal two-filter system to ensure evenly balanced extraction and optimal flavor.

Every beverage you make at home with the CBTL System is full of the authentic taste and aroma that you savor at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores.

Our Product Story

Our Product Story

We’re passionate about what we do. It’s why we buy only the best quality harvests from small artisan farms and private estates around the world. Why we work directly with our growers to ensure exclusivity. And why we go beyond the plantation with programs that benefit local growers and their communities.

We select the top 1% Arabica beans from Latin America, Asia Pacific and East Africa. Then each batch of espresso and coffee is hand-blended and hand-roasted to ensure it’s done to perfection.

Cultivated in the world’s most exclusive growing regions, our whole-leaf tea is hand-plucked using only the top two leaves and a bud. It’s then hand-blended and hand-flavored to ensure the highest quality and consistency.

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