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Egro Next from Rancilio, the new frontier in fully automatic coffee machines

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Egro NEXT is the new frontier in fully automatic coffee machines. Featuring stylish ergonomic design, the Egro NEXT is intuitive, easy to use and to clean. It guarantees a top quality in-cup result for all types of hot or cool coffee, milk and powder-based drinks.

Operators can select two types of coffee bean as well as different milk and chocolate products. Every drink comes in different combinations and can be completely personalised thanks to the touchscreen interface based on the Android operating system.

Thanks to CONNECT telemetry system, Egro Next enables the operator to monitor all the operations of a single fully automatic machine or of a whole set of machines.

This makes it possible to adjust preferred settings for the various drinks, check the levels for beans and milk, analyse consumption statistics and read any messages relating to maintenance.

Egro NEXT has been designed mainly for use in hotels, fast-food outlets, convenience stores, service stations, cafes and self-service facilities and will be export all over the world.

The machine was developed by Egro R&D with all departments support in collaboration with MM Design and it is it is available in three versions: Pure Coffee, Quick Milk and Top Milk.


On request, Egro NEXT can be supplied with a number of optional solutions: a payment system using external devices or such applications as Samsung Pay or WeChat Wallet, remote order management, a secure payment function with Image Echo, and many more besides. Egro LAB designs personalised solutions for all needs and it shares its wealth of experience with new customers to transform the demands of the market into brand new, state-of-the-art products.

Premium quality in the cup

The stainless steel brewing unit has a choice of brewing chambers with different capacities, either 18g or 22g. The 22g version makes it possible to prepare extra-large American coffees in a single brewing cycle or a Coffee Box of up to 2.7 litres in less than 5 cycles, cutting the average preparation time. An ideal take-away solution.

Self-Adjusting Grinder, a smart algorithm-based self-regulating system, is capable of correcting any in-cup quality alterations caused by such uncontrollable external factors as the state of preservation of the coffee and climatic conditions.

The stainless steel grinders are able to grind and deliver with absolute precision the right quantity and particle size distribution of coffee needed for any type of drink.

4-TEA providing different programmable water temperatures and dosages for tea and other herbal infusions.

iSteam heats and froths the milk automatically enabling operators to obtain just the right mix of steam and air to meet their needs every time. By adjusting the consistency of the foam and the final temperature of the in-cup product directly on the touchscreen interface, it is possible to program and automate preparation of personalised drinks of all kinds.

iSteam Plus further improves the performance of the steam wand for heating the milk. Specially designed for locations with high consumption of steamed milk.

Different Temperature and frothing levels for your product. Chose hotter temperature and liquid foam for your Cafe Latte but use medium temperate stiff foam for Latte Macchiato.

Cold Milk Foam (CMF) is a system that enables a cold milk foam to be automatically prepared for any type of drink. There is also a choice of three different types of foam that can be pre-set by the technician.

Optional Solutions

The external Powder Module enables a great variety for drinks with all sorts of flavours to be made. Using the interface, the ingredients can be selected and the product personalised. Using the settings entered, Egro NEXT automatically mixes the ingredients in the mixer and then delivers the beverage directly from the spout of the machine.

Cooled Coffee Module (CCO) is a solution designed to lower the temperature of the coffee after brewing – from 88° to under 50°C – particularly recommended for all cool coffee-based drinks.

The 6.5 litre fridge with an external temperature display and a capacitive sensor for milk level control is available with the Multi-Milk Selection option enabling two types of milk to be used. As optional, also for external fridges, TOP-MILK version can be provided with patented pressure sensor for timely, accurate milk level control (Egro LAB patented system).

Egro NEXT can be set up with a milk pump unit (SMPU) for the use of external refrigeration units placed underneath the bar counter.

The FUM 4 litre fridge located below the machine for greater space optimisation; with patented pressure sensor for timely, accurate control (Egro LAB patented system).

Stylish, practical 4 litre Quick-Milk Fridge with a brushed stainless steel door.

Ergonomics and design

With its polished, stainless steel finish Egro NEXT is a stylish, ergonomic, and highly functional machine, with clean, soft lines and scratch-resistant surfaces. The aluminium display frame and all the built-in modules match the modern look of the body of the machine. The ample work surface which gives the barista plenty of operating space is lit by white LED lights. In the self-service version, the stainless steel grid has two different cup-placing positions to ensure that any type of cup is always placed correctly under the brewing spout and it is easy to remove and clean.

The optional automatic spout adjusts the height of the brewing spout to suit the drink selected and fit the type of cup used. The two spout parts, which were in food contact are easy to remove to facilitate normal cleaning.

The water wand is extendable to suit the operator’s needs.

The Cool-touch steam wand is insulated from the hightemperature part, allowing the operator to work in complete comfort and safety.

Dura Brew is the hermetically sealed system (an Egro LAB patent) requiring little maintenance and thus reducing the overall running cost of the machine.


Egro NEXT provides a fast, simple guided daily-cleaning cycle. The machine uses mains water for filling the cleaning container inside the fridge. The emptying of the container works automatically at the end of the cleaning cycle. All the user has to do is placing the detergent in the right compartment.

Milk Line Rinsing A standard option of the milk system is cold rinsing and blow out with air afterwards. This option applies to almost all of the milk circuit, fully reflecting the health and hygiene features of Egro products. (Egro LAB patented system).


The HD touchscreen interface based on the Android operating system, is familiar, intuitive and can be completely personalised by the operator. Using an icon-based navigation system and organised in folders, the interface has been designed to facilitate the selection of baristas’ preferences including their most way-out and complicated ideas. Counters are available to show the number of drinks brewed, the income generated, SAG statistics and for error diagnosis. It is also quite simple to upload images to personalise the interface and promotional videos to be shown during brewing.

Multi Drink software acts as a guide for operators as they prepare each drink. Just a few simple clicks make it possible to select the drink size, coffee blend and milk type, adjust the quantity of coffee and the variety of powder products. Multi Drink is an option that can be used for all available drinks or just selected ones.

iButton is the touchscreen interface option that can be used to give customers some extra information on the product they have chosen, for example its nutritional value and the origin of its ingredients. It can also give operators some practical instructions to guide them as they prepare drinks. Multiple Screen mode offers different configurations that can be personalised and programmed at will. This is an extremely useful function for hotels as, for example, it can be set up for self-service at breakfast time and returned to the traditional system for lunch.

Connect is the remote system, enabling the operator to monitor all the operations of a single fully automatic machine or of a whole set of machines. This makes it possible to adjust preferred settings for the various drinks, check the levels for beans, milk and waste drawer to notify the operator, analyse consumption statistics and read any messages relating to technical assistance and maintenance.


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