Guide to backflush clean

you Have a café, restaurant or are you just one of the lucky ones with a nice espresso machine at home you need to daily clean your espresso machine.

Removal of coffee fat residue and maintain a good hygiene is very important for kaffesmagen and your espressomaskines life and every time you brew an espresso leaves the coffee typically 3 things in the espresso coffee machine;

  1. coffee grease and fat / oil
  2. Tannins / tannic
  3. coffee grounds / kaffeaffald

these are all things that affect the taste of your coffee and can block and destroy yourespresso machine.

Rensetabletter and rensepulver to backflush from Cafetto is designed to safely and completely remove kaffeolier and kafferester from bryggeenheden in the espresso machine and they contain only ingredients that are 100% organic degradable.

Cafetto's backflush products can be used for all espresso machines by bl.a.:

Ascaso, Astoria, Bianchi, Brasilia, DeLonghi, Dualit, ECM, Elektra, Expobar, Faema, Fiorenzato, Faema, Futurmat, Gaggia, Grimac, Isomac, Izzo, LaCimbali, La Marzocco, La Pavoni, La San Marco, Magister, Nuova Simonelli, Rancilio, San Marino, Wega and many other brands have a need for backflush.

NB. To clean your espresso machine has nothing to do with descaling. See our guide on descaling.

Cafetto Mini Backflush is typically used in smaller home espresso machines. Used 1 tablet per. clean. Mini Backflush rensetabletter, 1.5 g.
Cafetto Maxi Backflush is typically used in restaurants and cafes. Used 1-2 teaspoons of backflush powder per. clean. Backflush rensepulver

At the bottom of this page you will find a Step by Step Guide as well as Questions & Answers to the questions we most often receive from our customers.

See our step by step guide to backflush

Questions & Answers for backflush

is Taking In reservations for the information on this page?

Yes, we have not, unfortunately, detailed knowledge of the many different espresso machines available on the market. The above shall be construed as guidance and it is your responsibility to seek knowledge about your particular espresso machines.

When I clean my espresso machines being decalcified?

No, it are 2 different things. See our guide ondescaling.

How often should I clean my espresso machines?

It should be done every day after use.

Backflush powder and rensetabletter from Cafetto - is it quality?

Certainly. Cafetto sells their recognized products throughout the world. Cafetto is the main sponsor for the World Barista Championship where their products can also be used.

Cafetto was the first in the world which introduced the backflush products that could be used in the organic kitchen. And as the only Cafetto obtained all 3 certificates such as NSF, BFA, OMRI.

Should I use rensetablet or powder when I run the backflush..?

It is up to you... Tablets are dispensed in advance where the powder you dispense.

If I clean my machine, I will then be able to taste the difference in my coffee?

Yes, coffee can have up to 800 different aroma and flavour - as opposed to wine which only has 200. If your espresso machine (portafilter) is not purified, you will experience a spot or miss the original lovely coffee flavor.

Can rensetabletterne be too old?

No, they can last for many years. Keep them dry and not in direct sunlight.

Is Cafetto's rensetabletter food grade?

Yes, of course,

Contains rensepulver chemical waste?

No - they are 100% organic biodegradable.

Can I get a discount if I buy several packages rensetabletter?

Maybe :-) We may offer volume discount depending on how many packages you buy. You find your discount on the product.

Subject to change, printing and image errors. The above is intended and should be construed as a guide under your own responsibility. Please refer to the manual that came with the machine and the manufacturer's instructions at all times.