Nespresso may be a sin?
W hristmas and coffee machines - one is unthinkable without the other. Anyway, you get that impression when you drift in these Vorweihnachtswochen through the department stores and all the colorful machine looks ...
We came back from a concert, candle light spilled out onto the reddish-Christmas table cloth sofa, the room was warm and I decided to take advantage of the homely atmosphere in my favor:
"Hach oh well," I sighed. "A little evening espresso would be now but a fine thing."
"Then go" into the kitchen and Carry out a "replied Isabell, the most pragmatic of all the girlfriends.
"I could do, of course," I drawled. "But this is so awkward."
You: "What's so complicated? Jug fill, turn on stove, pots make it, take jug down. "
Me: "That's so awful retro ..."
"Retro" I Sanni had. The works in an advertising agency and constantly drags on those words.
Isabell silent. She worked in any advertising agency and ignored words, which she thought was empty of content. Well I tried it directly:
"So Matthias, who has recently bought a Nespresso machine and this zip is completely blown away from it."
Isabell was unimpressed: "Your friend Matthias," she said, "your", "who was also blown away by the plastic pike on the wall of your mother, who always, Merry Christmas' blaring and fails with the fin when you pass him comes. Also, if it's Easter. "
Over Easter I did not get me to talk to her. So I took a new approach:
"So let Hans" - Hans was the plastic fish - "we can now Hans times from the game. You have to admit that these small colorful capsules are incredibly practical. Purely so in the machine and ready. "
Isabell pfffte through his teeth, which is generally not a good sign. Her tone was also a little battle-ready:
"Exactly - so pure and out with it! Billions of aluminum cap hike in the trash! Do you think about the environmental credentials? "
With this argument I had expected and found on the Nespresso website, what could reply. So I kept the aluminum hat yellow bag against what earned me just another "Pfft" and the remark that I would probably still believe in Santa Claus. Isabell continued:
"Aside from the environment - do you know what you cost?"
"Well, the machines are not that expensive, but that they 19 bar pressure ..." Further, I did not. With a mastery levels frond-like hand movements they silenced me, "I do not mean the machine - I mean the coffee."
I beamed, because I knew the price of the cent: "32 to 38 cents a cup"
You: "Yes, count it out: In a capsule 5 grams are there, so a gram costs about 7 cents. The kilogram of coffee according whopping 70 euros! "
Hmm, I had not yet seen. 70 euros really sounded like a lot. Okay, I was already 14 times, 15 euros for a highland coffee. But this amount but is now made me think. I said nothing. I said nothing because I could think of no more appropriate arguments. Inwardly, I took leave of the Lattissima EN 670, which I had seen for a paltry 200 plus 50 Euro voucher capsule in the media market in the Blaubeurer street. But it was true: it was important that we did not do any marketing gimmick, occasionally saving the world. Yes, my Isabell - I stroked her gently on the hair. Just a question I had:
"Honey, you're right as usual! But I'm really surprised that you have all these facts and figures ready so - Hats off! "
"Oh," she said as she grabbed the TV guide and it flipped, "this does not take much. Finally, I looked around two weeks ago in detail on the Web, before seeing the little black dress for my office - I bought "- model CitiZ & milk, titanium.
Abruptly, I moved away from the most exaggerated by all friends and looked aghast.
"You double-tongued! How could you ...! "I was lost for words.
She reached for the remote and said, "Hach - I think the commercials just so cute, in which George Clooney takes his little Nespressochen and is thinking that women talk about him. You also have to look so grim life is not always. Well, now I want to hear no more of the matter - the crime begins ".