FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How Do I use my refillable Nature's Pod Capsules?
Easy 5 simple steps:
1. Use scoop provided (5g/spoon) to fill capsule
2. Fill to top, do not tamper
3. Close lid firmly
4. Place capsule into machine
5. Brew & enjoy!
How many times can I use the same refillable capsule?
1 empty refillable capsule can be used up to 40 times. A packet of 3 has up to 120 uses per pack.
*This means that with each packet of refillable coffee capsules your waste reduction up to 120 capsules that could go in the bin then to landfill and not recycled.
How do I get the best re-use from my refillable capsules for my nespresso machine?
How do you get the best coffee out of your refillable capsules?
What coffee grind is best?
- If you are using Nature's Pod Coffee Nature's Pod recommends using Natures Pod Coffee for optimal results and taste.
If you are using pre-ground coffee If you a buying pre-ground coffee or having your coffee store grind the coffee for you, a ﬁne grind is recommended.
If you are grinding your Expresso yourself If you are grinding the coffee yourself, a ﬁne grind is recommended.
My capsule didn’t seem to work well am i doing something wrong?
What Nespresso Machines are they Compatible with?
Nature's Pod Capsules will fit for Nespresso® Original Line Machines such as, Citiz, Inssia, Pixie, U, Lattissima.
Do I Tamper the coffee?
Loose fill is best although different machines perform differently, you don’t want it filled too loose or too tight as it will reduce the effectiveness of water flow through your capsule.
If you pack too tightly it will cause a weak coffee and a slow stream. It is best to experiment to find you own optimal coffee with an espresso blend you love.
Can I use Instant Coffee?
No, the capsules are designed for ground coffee beans (not whole coffee beans), you can grind your own beans or use a fine grind pre packaged espresso coffee or coffee from your local roaster.
How much coffee do I use to fill an empty pod/capsule?
You can add 5 grams of coffee per re-usable capsule.
*Spoon provided is 5g.
How do I get a really strong Coffee?
Use 2 shots! It is recommended that you allow the capsule to cool before using again so you can use 2 separate capsules to make 2 shots. It is not recommended you use the same capsule consecutively, wait until it cools down.
What do I do if my coffee is brewing slowly?
If your coffee is brewing slowly try a finer grind and when filling do not tamper the coffee in the coffee capsules.
What do I do if the capsules is not compatible with my machine?
Prior to purchasing please ensure the capsules are compatible with your machine. Please check return policy.