SEATTLE -- In this coffee-centric area, where barristas are as plentiful as umbrellas, an independent supermarket has doubled gourmet coffee sales by shifting espresso sales to a self-service machine. g the self-service espresso/cappuccino machine, said Michael Larson, Art's deli manager. Customers operate the machine by pushing a button indicating their beverage preference -- espresso, cappuccino or latte. The automatic machine grinds the beans per order, makes the espresso and foams or ...

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