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Which Capsules Work With Your Nespresso Machine?

Oct. 18, 2014
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So you’ve decided to buy a Nespresso machine, such as the Nespresso Pixie. Now you need the capsules to make the brew. To help you find capsules – which can be expensive, according the New York Times – we’ve compiled some suggestions for where to buy capsules that fit, for a deal:


Mixpresso, which makes its own espresso machines, also sells Nespresso-compatible capsules, made by Neapolitan coffee brewers. Flavors include Ricco, a full-bodied roast; Luce, which has a crisp, citrusy body; Classe, which has a rustic flavor; and Lungo, which features fruity flavors. The capsules come in boxes containing 10 6-gram capsules; each box is $4.99. The company also offers free shipping on orders of at least $49.


HiLine, based in New York City, offers capsules that are not only compatible with your Nespresso Pixie, but are great tasting and a great value. Flavors include Wall Street, which is creamy and nutty; Liberty Lungo, which has hints of raspberry and caramel; Broadway, which is fruity and tart; and Times Square, which is chocolaty. The flavors can be purchased in boxes of 10 for about $5.49 each. Free shipping is available on orders of more than $50.

Coffee Capsule Delights

Coffee Capsule Delights offers a diverse range of Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules, using only Arabica beans. Flavors include Etimo, which is a classic mocha java; Proto, which is perfect for black-coffee drinkers; and Trella, which is strong without being bitter. Other flavors include Guatemalan, Indian, Kenyan, Sumatran and decaf. The capsules come in boxes of 10 and sell for about $5.80 per box. Free shipping is available for orders of more than $50. carries a variety of brands that make capsules that work with your Nespresso machine. For example, you can get 60 dark-roast capsules, which are 100% recyclable, for just $29.25. If you buy more than one set, you can get free shipping.


Gourmesso is another company that produces Nespresso-compatible capsules that you can use with any Nespresso machine, including your Pixie. The company sells a number of flavors, including its Ristretto Blend Forte, which is strong and dark. The company also offers other flavors, including caramel, chocolate, coconut, hazelnut, almond and vanilla. Each flavor capsule is sold in a box of 10 for $4.49. You can also opt to buy a bundle pack, which comes with 150-160 capsules for $52.99 to $69.99. The company will ship your order for free when you spend more than $50.