In 1901 Luigi Bezzera patented the first espresso coffee machine introducing a new way of drinking coffee, starting the Italian Espresso Coffee culture.
Through Patent No. 726,793 of May 28, 1902, filed in the United States, Luigi Bezzera describes in detail the structure of the coffee machine with the important changes he made compared to those already existing.
Thus, was born one of the most famous Italian traditions in the world. The first espresso coffee machine Bezzera was called ‘tipo gigante con doppio rubinetto’: a "jewel" of technology for those times.
Bezzera has a range of home machines that were based on the BZ35 and BZ40. They have the BZ group - a group pioneered by Bezzera and include Bezzera BZ02, Bezzera BZ07, Bezzera 09, Bezzera10, Bezzera 16, Bezzera BZ99, and PID models Crema and Duo. BZ means Bezzera and the number is the year of it initial production. The E61 home prosumer machines use names such as the cutting edge with the E61 group Matrix, Aria, Magica, Unica, and Matica. The Hobby was produced for the home and is more affordable.
Bezzera also produces a lever machine for the home, which uniquely is pump driven, for a lever machine. The commercial B2013-Al is also a lever machine.