Baratza was established in 1999. The owners were awarded a number of US and foreign patents for innovations while the knowledge and passion for coffee drive Baratza to bring high quality coffee equipment for home.
Initially, Baratza was the importer of Swiss made Solis coffee/espresso grinders. Seeing ways to improve, as of 2001 Baratza developed their first grinder, the Maestro. Then additional improvements came up by 2003 introducing the Baratza Maestro Plus grinder. By 2005 the all new Baratza Virtuoso grinder was introduced setting a higher standard for home grinders and today, Baratza has introduced their latest most innovative coffee grinders yet - Baratza Vario Grinder and Virtuoso Preciso.
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