Jura coffee machines

    Jura is a world-renowned Swiss company that has been making coffee makers for over 90 years. They pride themselves in their commitment to innovation, tradition, quality and design, and strive to provide our customers with the highest quality coffee makers on the market.

    Their coffee makers are designed for espresso connoisseurs, allowing them to make coffee that is customized to their preferences. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert at coffee making, Jura coffee makers are the perfect choice for anyone looking for a truly unique experience.

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    Jura Coffee Machine Legacy: 90 Years of Swiss Perfection

    Nestled in the heart of Paarl, Western Cape, Buna Coffee has become a beacon for coffee aficionados, establishing itself as a purveyor of quality and a testament to the art of coffee making. The secret to their success? A steadfast commitment to excellence, encapsulated in their choice of Jura coffee machines. These Swiss-engineered marvels are renowned for their precision and ability to craft café-quality coffee with the touch of a button.

    For both home connoisseurs and bustling businesses, Jura machines offer a seamless blend of luxury and functionality. With features like the Professional Aroma Grinder and state-of-the-art brewing processes, Jura ensures every cup is a symphony of flavors. Whether it's the robust intensity of an espresso or the creamy delight of a cappuccino, these machines are designed to satisfy the diverse palates of Buna Coffee's clientele.

    What Is a Jura Coffee Machine?

    History of Jura Coffee Machines

    Founded in 1931, Jura has a rich heritage anchored in the Swiss tradition of precision engineering. The brand took a pivotal turn in the 1980s, pioneering the development of high-quality automatic coffee machines. Buna Coffee, nestled in the heart of Paarl, Western Cape, embraces this legacy, bringing Swiss ingenuity to South African coffee aficionados. Jura's expansion into household appliances catalysed its ascent to becoming an industry leader in super-automatic espresso machines. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, each machine is a testament to the company's pursuit of innovation and excellence.

    Features of Jura Coffee Machines

    Jura coffee machines exemplify the fusion of luxury and convenience. They boast state-of-the-art technology such as the Professional Aroma Grinder, ensuring a consistent grind for optimal flavor extraction. The sleek Jura machines at Buna Coffee offer a diverse range of choices, meeting the demands of every coffee lover with the touch of a button. The brand's one-touch cappuccino function and fine foam technology produce velvety milk froth, a feature particularly adored by Buna's patrons. With programmable settings and intuitive maintenance systems, Jura empowers users to craft barista-quality beverages effortlessly. Offering up to 17 different specialities, Jura is the emblem of customizable coffee experiences.

    Choosing the Right Jura Coffee Machine

    Considerations for Home Use

    When selecting a Jura coffee machine for home use, space and personality shape your choice. Buna Coffee in Paarl understands that sophisticated coffee lovers look for machines that fit into their lifestyle and kitchen layout. For instance, the Jura E6 sports a smaller footprint, ideal for limited countertop space.

    Home baristas in the Western Cape savor variety. Features such as programmable functions and strength settings are vital. The Jura Z10, with its Cold Brew and PRG grinder, offers an impressive 20 programmable functions and 10 strength settings, standing out as a versatile choice.

    Bean enthusiasts appreciate the active bean monitoring feature. It ensures that the homeowner is pre-notified when beans are running low, which is available in models like the Jura E8. The size of the water tank and bean hopper also plays a crucial role for home users.

    Daily usage and the number of people in the household will indicate the ideal size of these components.

    Considerations for Commercial Use

    Businesses like Buna Coffee favor Jura machines for their durability and efficiency. For a lively cafe environment in Paarl, cups between service is a critical factor. Commercial models such as the Z10 and S8 are designed for high-volume demands.

    Equally important is the one-touch cappuccino function and milk frothing capabilities. For places offering a range of milk-based coffee beverages, machines with internal auto-frothers, such as the Jura S8, are a boon. These devices deliver quick, consistent quality without complex barista skills, enhancing customer satisfaction.

    For commercial venues, the Professional Aroma Grinder ensures each cup's flavor is optimal, a standard found in the Jura E8, favored by Buna Coffee. Its state-of-the-art grind and brew processes uphold the reputation for quality coffee that Jura is known for.

    Resource management is particularly important, and Jura machines come equipped with easy-to-understand maintenance systems and programmable settings, allowing businesses to conserve energy and streamline operations.

    Popular Models of Jura Coffee Machines

    Jura E8

    Buna Coffee in Paarl offers the esteemed Jura E8, a machine that seamlessly combines innovation with luxury. With 17 different specialties, the Jura E8 allows coffee connoisseurs to indulge in everything from robust espressos to creamy lattes. The machine's Professional Aroma Grinder ensures a flawless grind, enhancing the coffee's natural flavors. The E8 model also comes equipped with a new fluid system for barista-quality lungo Barista and caffè Barista creations. Its Extra Shot function is a highlight for those craving an intensified coffee experience. With the Jura E8, Buna Coffee delivers a sophisticated brewing experience to its customers in the Western Cape.

    Jura E6

    The Jura E6 promises to elevate the standard of coffee brewing technology. The machine is a testament to Swiss precision and has been designed with the discerning coffee enthusiast in mind. It boasts a Pulse Extraction Process that optimises extraction time, ensuring the fullest flavour for every cup. Its integrated milk system cleans at the touch of a button, simplifying the maintenance process. The Z6's programmable nature and customisable coffee strengths cater to individual preferences, making it a versatile choice for anyone looking to purchase a Jura coffee machine from Buna Coffee.

    Jura S8

    Buna Coffee introduces the sleek Jura S8, a model that effortlessly merges the compact design of a small machine with the capabilities of a larger one. The S8's versatility shines with its one-touch functionality for an array of coffee drinks and its intuitive touchscreen display for user-friendly operation. With its adjustable spout, the S8 accommodates a variety of cup sizes, ensuring that every beverage is made to perfection. Buna Coffee recognizes the allure of the S8's wide selection of specialties and the convenience of its maintenance programs for coffee lovers in South Africa.

    Jura ENA4

    Known for its minimalist footprint, the Jura ENA4 found at Buna Coffee is the ideal option for those with limited space who don't want to compromise on quality. This model specializes in black coffee and offers an exceptional bean-to-cup experience with its three brewing strengths and a sizeable water tank to minimize refills. With a focus on simplicity and efficiency, the ENA4 includes an automatic cleaning cycle and a user-friendly interface, making it a smart choice for modern homes and office spaces.

    Jura Z10

    For the ultimate coffee aficionado, Buna Coffee presents the revolutionary Jura Z10. This pioneering machine is a reflection of innovation, flaunting its ability to prepare both hot and cold brew coffee variations. Its unique Product Recognizing Grinder adjusts to the chosen specialty, ensuring optimal grinding and a sublime taste. The Thermal Block heating system promises quick and precise heating for every cup. The Z10 exemplifies the brilliance that typifies the Jura brand, bringing unparalleled coffee brewing expertise to Buna Coffee's discerning clientele.

    How to Use a Jura Coffee Machine

    Setting Up the Machine

    When setting up a Jura coffee machine, it’s essential for Buna Coffee aficionados in Paarl to ensure optimal water quality. They must fill the water tank with fresh, cold water and if applicable, insert a Claris water filter to enhance flavor and prevent limescale buildup. Next, beans are added to the hopper, selecting only the finest available from Buna Coffee's selection to guarantee rich flavors. After powering on the machine, it'll perform a rinse cycle, signaling it's ready for use.

    Brewing Coffee

    Brewing coffee with a Jura begins with selecting the desired coffee specialty from the pre-programmed options. For best results, Buna Coffee suggests adjusting the grind size to match the beans used. Cup size and coffee strength can also be customized for a personalized coffee experience. With one touch, the machine grinds, tamps, and extracts the coffee flawlessly, offering patrons a cup of perfection in every brew.

    Cleaning and Maintenance

    Proper cleaning and maintenance are crucial for any Jura coffee machine to function at peak performance. The integrated cleaning programs automate much of the process, including the milk system. Buna Coffee ensures its Jura machines undergo regular cleaning cycles and filter changes. This routine not only maintains coffee quality but also prolongs the machine's lifespan. Advanced models alert users when cleaning is necessary, further simplifying the maintenance process.

    Troubleshooting Common Issues with Jura Coffee Machines

    Machine Not Turning On

    Experiencing a Jura coffee machine that won't power up is not only inconvenient but can disrupt the flow of a bustling café like Buna Coffee, situated in the scenic Paarl of the Western Cape. Firstly, check the power source: ensure that the machine is properly plugged in and that the outlet is functioning. Electrical surges could trip the circuit breaker, so customers should check their home circuit as well. If the issue persists, it may be due to a faulty power cord or internal electronic failure, at which point Buna Coffee's staff can assist with service options.

    Coffee Not Brewing Properly

    When a Jura coffee machine isn't brewing to its high standards, it could indicate inadequate water levels or bean supply. Machines such as those at Buna Coffee come equipped with Active Bean Monitoring, which signals when bean levels are low. If the water tank has sufficient water and beans are plentiful yet the brew is poor, it could be a clog in the coffee grind passage or a problem with the brewing unit. Regular maintenance, including cleaning and descaling, is essential to prevent such issues. Their team of experts can guide on the right procedures for optimum machine performance.

    Error Codes

    Jura coffee machines are designed with a comprehensive self-diagnostic system displaying error codes when something goes awry. Each code pinpoints a specific issue – ranging from water system errors to malfunctions in the grinder or brewing mechanism. For example, Error Code 8 indicates that the brewing unit is not correctly initialized, which could suggest a mechanical hindrance. Buna Coffee suggests referencing the user manual for a detailed explanation of error codes and troubleshooting steps. More complex problems might require professional support, which Buna Coffee's technicians provide efficiently for their range of Jura coffee machines.

    Comparing Jura Coffee Machines to Other Brands

    Jura vs. Breville

    When Buna Coffee customers consider an automatic coffee machine, the choice often comes down to Jura versus Breville. Jura stands out with its Swiss engineering, which guarantees precision and quality. Breville, on the other hand, is well-known for its user-friendly interface and customizable settings. Where Jura takes the lead is in its application of Pulse Extraction Process (PEP), that optimizes extraction time and guarantees a fuller flavor for short specialty drinks. Breville strives to compete with innovative features like adjustable temperature control and multiple filter sizes.

    In the context of Buna Coffee in the Western Cape, the choice also hinges on the longevity and maintenance of the machines. Jura's integrated cleaning programs simplify the upkeep and enhance the durability of the coffee machines. Despite Breville's admirable quality, Jura's consistent performance and superior technologies give it an edge, particularly for those who value the full development of coffee aromas in every cup.

    Jura vs. Miele

    As connoisseurs walk into Buna Coffee, they not only anticipate a great cup of Joe but often deliberate whether to invest in a Jura or Miele coffee machine for home use. Miele is recognized for its sleek design and adaptability to various kitchen environments. Yet, Jura claims superiority with its unique features like the Professional Aroma Grinder for a consistently fine grind leading to unparalleled coffee taste.

    Moreover, Jura’s machines offer an array of coffee specialties unmatched by Miele, making them a preferred choice at Buna Coffee. Jura prides itself on its innovation, evident through custom touches like the Extra Shot function, which enhances the intensity of the coffee. While both brands offer luxury and premium quality, Jura’s dedication to coffee perfection and bespoke user experience positions them as a favorite for South African coffee aficionados.


    Jura coffee machines stand out for their Swiss engineering and innovative features like the Pulse Extraction Process which ensure a superior coffee experience. They're a testament to the brand's commitment to coffee perfection and user satisfaction. With the convenience of integrated cleaning programs and customizable brewing options, Jura machines cater to the discerning tastes of South African coffee lovers. Regular maintenance will keep these sophisticated machines at their peak ensuring that each cup of coffee is as delightful as the last. Whether it's the richness of the flavor or the smooth operation, a Jura coffee machine is a worthy investment for any coffee enthusiast.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Jura Z10 worth it?

    The Jura Z10 is highly regarded for creating quality espresso at home and stands out even when compared to the best espresso machines tested. It's a top performer, though not without minor flaws.

    What country is JURA made?

    Jura Elektroapparate AG, known for its espresso machines, is a Swiss company headquartered in Niederbuchsiten, founded in 1931 by Leo Henzirohs.

    Is JURA still in business?

    Yes, JURA continues to operate successfully, maintaining its headquarters in the original location of Niederbuchsiten, Switzerland.

    Does JURA make real espresso?

    Indeed, JURA Automatic Coffee Machines are designed to produce high-quality, high-pressure-brewed coffee and espresso, as well as cappuccino and latte, efficiently and with ease.

    Why is JURA so expensive?

    JURA machines, like the E8 model, command a premium due to their advanced technology such as the Pulse Extraction Process (P.E.P.®), which optimizes extraction time, ensuring exceptional aroma even for short specialty coffees.