1. The single serve coffee maker
If you are working in Google, Yahoo or similar capacity companies, then you can and would probably get these coffee machines. When you can afford to pay, you can get any machines you want. However, considering the space, the ease of use and also cleaning.
I would strongly recommend Keurig, any type would do. We all know that although millions of people hated them, but Starbucks coffee really has its merits. And with Keurig, you can get many types of Starbucks coffee right from the K-cups.
The coffee pods cost more and the machines are quite expensive, other than that, these machines brew gourmet espresso and cappuccinos. The good coffee would really make office a more bearable place to work in.
2. Coffee Pots
This would be your usual office coffee machines , like your drip filter coffee maker, the french press and the coffee pots.
Nothing wrong with that except that if you would really investigate, they actually waste a lot of coffee, through pilferage and the coffee brew can range from bitter to stale, being subjected to many variables.
3. The free on loan
Many people are still dumb founded when they know that coffee machines can be obtained for free. The fact is, there are many companies willing to loan them to you, as long as you meet a minimum consumption every month.
These machines are not only reliable, but the coffee they serve are always the same, consistent for every serve. And there is no wastage, every time is one serve. The varieties are stunning, from the usual long black to a flat white, these office coffee machines can brew anytime as long as you get the company to calibrate.
The most popular model would be Lioness, used extensively by Nestle. Then there are the Neva or Ultra 5 used by Douwe Egberts, and the lesser known Coffee Tek. This machine used patented coffee and beverages hot mixes that are designed to last for at least a week in these machines, and every serve still taste exactly the same.
Sure, these office coffee machines serves coffee that are closer to the instant coffee genre. But, with varieties, a machine and professionals servicing to your pantry corner, it is difficult to reject such a good offer as long as it taste good right?