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The AnZa espresso machine elevates an appliance to something you love. Turn heads and deliver cafe-quality coffee in your home kitchen.
The AnZa espresso machine elevates an appliance to something you love. Turn heads and deliver cafe-quality coffee in your home kitchen.
201 backers pledged $145,326 to help bring this project to life.

Better late than never.

Posted by Montaag Products LLC (Creator)
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AnZa backers...here is the update we promised.

This last month has been rather challenging. We have been in tough negotiations with our manufacturer regarding costs, quality, and volume of machines produced. Finding resolution on these has proven difficult.

In order to solidify the relationship with our manufacturing partner, we have had to increase our order quantity beyond the number we have sold so far. Additionally, we have had to agree to a higher per-machine cost in order to insure the quality we want.

Until these issues were fully resolved it felt irresponsible to commit money and place the order, despite the pressure we feel to deliver the machines.

The good news: we now have a production date our manufacturing partner can commit to.

The not-as-good news: the delivery date is a disappointment, but it is the best we could negotiate. The machines will be ready to ship by December 31st 2018.

While we appreciate that this might not be welcome information, we hope you all understand the balancing act we are trying to manage: specialist, low-volume production with new-to-industry materials is challenging to get right. We take comfort (and hope you will, too) in knowing that if it was it easy everyone would be doing it.

All said, we feel more confident than ever that the machines are lining up to be something we are proud of—and are certain you will be proud to own, too.

Team AnZa

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      Bastien Carriere on

      9 months late..... That totally sucks.
      (even if I continue to love the machine, of course)

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      Bastien Carriere on

      9 months late..... That totally sucks.
      (even if I continue to love the machine, of course)

    3. Montaag Products LLC Creator on

      @ALLWINTER Snowboarding, please expect something soon. Thank you for the reminder, and your patience. We are getting excited too, now that the order is officially placed with our manufacturer!

    4. Montaag Products LLC Creator on

      @Johannes Lange We understand your frustration and we have been trying to address every comment individually. Thank you for your contribution, without it we would not be able to bring the Anza to the world. All of the funds pledged on Kickstarter are going directly to production costs, and as we have shared, these costs are higher than initially anticipated. This is the challenge of bringing a unique product like the AnZa to production. Our efforts right now are focused on delivering the machines to our backers at the expected quality. Thank you for your patience.

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      Johannes Lange on

      Actually this sucks. Thats extremly dissappointing! Not only that the new update comes in the last Moment when the machine should have been shipped already or at least be prepared for shipping. You could have known before that it will ship later. I think you should offer at least a little excuse to all the backers that are waiting now since one Year for their coffee-machine like a free concrete tamper for every backer who made this timewasting desaster possible. Or an extra free pound of coffee. But in this way your timemanagment and also your customersupport is extremely bad.

    6. ALLWINTER Snowboarding on

      But what about the latte art eBook? That is very late and seems to have been brushed under the rug. I for one, want that ASAP and I’m sure those who backed for a machine would appreciate the eBook as well in the meantime to practice with their old machines and get excited for the early 2019 AnZa delivery.