Columbia Espresso, Tea & Chocolate Vending Machine by One-Touch Drinks


Columbia Espresso, Tea & Chocolate Vending is the most compact super-automatic espresso vending machine that perfects fresh bean-to-cup specialty coffee and barista style beverages. Drinks are made within one minute after the order is placed with the light touch of a selection on the screen.

Columbia is truly a barista that never sleeps as it can operate 24 hours a day. It can create all varieties of freshly ground espresso-based specialty coffee such as cappuccino, macchiato, mocha, as well as black coffee (Americano). Add other drinks, such as hot chocolate, chai, and green tea lattes. Columbia is fully autonomous and will dispense a paper cup, sweetener, stir stick, and payments are processed with cash and cashless payment options.

Columbia provides reliable drink service for any location whether it’s a small office, a large company, or a public site with requirement up to 500 drinks a day. Place at high-traffic public vending points and watch your business grow remotely with Nayax Payment Systems connected (sold here). With newly added features to increase customer satisfaction, higher profitability is the result. Columbia’s design is minimalist and intuitive to attract and impress. And everyone will appreciate the convenience of having Columbia nearby to visit daily.

Columbia Espresso Vending

Highlighted Features

Interface & Touchless Selection Ordering

A backlit touchscreen display is user-friendly and guides the user through the drink choices. Order through interchangeable color graphic icons for your drink’s menu.  

Pre-selections allow customers to modify each drink order to their specific taste, such as up to 25% stronger/weaker coffee, or no cup.

Truly Autonomous & Energy Conservative

Columbia will dispense a paper cup,
sweetener, stir stick, and payments are processed with coin and cashless payment options.

With Eco-Mode Power, conservative
use of electricity allows you to provide drinks at all hours of the day or night for little expense.

Low Maintenance

A special boiler is incorporated for a hot water cleaning process … the hot flush hygiene system.

Ease of access inside the machine, removable parts, and smooth surfaces make cleaning and maintenance easy. Large waste bins allow more time in between maintenance visits.

Keep track of the number of drinks ordered diagnostic checks and set auto cleaning cycles from the LCD display, among other useful software functions. An internal water bottle-feed option allows you to place Columbia anywhere an electrical outlet is available.

Detailed Specs


Columbia includes one bean hopper and four soluble canisters to create a full menu of bean-to-cup espresso, cappuccino, and mocha drinks with excellent aroma and crema as well as other soluble beverages to delight your customers

Pre-selections allow customers to modify each drink order to their specific taste. Simply tap pre-selections on the top row to adjust the strength of coffee and sugar to customize each drink order. Also, pass on a paper cup drop if the customer prefers to use their own cup. Columbia’s remarkable autonomy (auto cup drop/sweetener/stir-sticks, & payments), and its modern, attractive appearance will significantly increase the profitability of this vending machine.

Columbia is designed in Europe by highly skilled engineers with a long history of experience in the industry to ensure you receive the highest quality espresso machine. Columbia is a commercial-grade machine with quality components made to last with high usage and for years to come. Columbia stands apart from others for its compact footprint, competitive price, reliability, and relevance in the marketplace.


  • Width: 19 inches (480 mm)
  • Depth: 23.3 inches (590 mm)
  • Height: 63.8 inches (1620 mm)
  • Weight: 220 lbs. (100 kg)


  • Menu Selection Screen is a backlit touchscreen to order drinks
    • Easy to use by the public, the ordering screen is made of backlit cards with drink images and drink names which can be custom-made for alternative drink selections.
  • Total number of selections: 12
    • 8 drinks selections if all 4 pre-selections are used: Start button, No Cup, No Sugar, Coffee Increase/Decrease, Sugar Increase/Decrease.
    • Coffee Strength (increase/decrease) allows you to set the strength of coffee you want for each order. Set the system default at 12 grams and the Strengthen button will adjust coffee grounds up or down by 25% (max).
    • Your drink menu and pre-selections will be set up before delivery and installation.
    • Custom drink cards can be made upon request (fee applies).
  • 30 different drink cards. The menu is versatile with a large variety of drink cards included for coffee shop specialties cappuccino, espresso, black coffee, hot chocolate, green tea lattes, etc.
  • Custom drink cards can be made upon request (fee applies).
  • LCD display provides information such as what drink is ordered, error messages (low water, coffee out, bin full), and access to the software programming.


  • Espresso
    • Grounds Capacity: up to 14 grams per drink
  • Soluble mixer bowls: 3
  • The soluble system is specially designed to avoid any errors and product blockage from over-saturation in the bowls.


  • Type: High pressure
  • Capacity (volume): 315 cc


  • Option (1) City tap water supply through a waterline for high-level use
    • Water filters are mandatory to enhance the drink quality and protect the boiler from mineral build-up (scale).
  • Option (2) A multi-gallon water bottle and pump, and water is fed through a waterline.


  • Number: 1
  • Flat burr blade made of steel
  • Sensors can detect blockages and out-of-stock beans to increase the proven reliability and durability of this grinder.
  • The custom grind function allows the doser to vary each and every shot. So the coffee dose per service can adjust to the consumer’s preference and how strong they like it.


  • Number of coffee beans hoppers: 1
  • Number of soluble powder canisters: 5
    • 4 drink powders, 1 sweetener on the back of the door
  • Hot water is available
  • Auto Cup Drop: Number of 80 mm cups (400)


  • Whole bean coffee: 5-6 lbs
  • Soluble milk: 5-6 lbs
  • Chocolate: 6-7 lbs
  • Soluble tea: 2-3 lbs
  • Sugar: 7-8 lbs


  • Out of coffee beans detector
  • Blocked grinder detector
  • Water temperature and a water level control
  • Electronic “liquid bin full” detector
  • A programmable water filter change alert system is set by the number of servings chosen.


  • Ease of access inside the machine and smooth surfaces make cleaning easy.
  • Easy to refill top-loading, flip-top canisters mean you do not have to remove the canisters to refill them.
  • A special boiler is incorporated for a hot water cleaning process… the advanced hot flush hygiene system that functions with hot water flushes through the mixing bowls and dispensing tubes.
  • Auto-Clean: Schedule for 15 minutes or more after every drink service. Auto-cleaning routines are quick, thorough and can be scheduled at specific times throughout the day or night.
  • Minimal daily maintenance: emptying the waste bins of used coffee grounds and wastewater. Large waste bins included for less frequent mandatory visits.
  • Easy-to-follow guides help you keep your machine in top condition.


  • Made with durable materials such as acrylic glass, cold-rolled sheet metal, and galvanized steel panels reinforcing the cabinet
  • Payment solutions: Incorporate two types for customer convenience (max two-suggested as cashless and coin acceptor).
  • Fully flexible recipes are configured easily through a remote control on the back of the door. Or use the software on a Windows-based computer and USB thumb drive to transfer files.
  • Independent drink counters: track the drink orders in the software for each drink.
  • Eco-Mode for energy efficiency. Energy consumption has been reduced as low as possible by obtaining an A+ energy efficiency certification.
  • Developed under the 3R rule: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


  • The door has an anti-lever lock which works well for unattended locations and secures all the ingredients away from the public.
  • Metal panels reinforce the cabinet. The rear reinforcement is made of galvanized steel.
  • The secure cup station is constructed of stainless steel with no gaps that could give access to the interior.
  • Several anchorage points available for greater security


  • RS232/USB connectivity and communication routes
  • EXE/MDB protocol
  • EVA/DTS module


  • Voltage: 120v
  • Maximum power: 1800 W
  • EcoMode,  A+ Energy Class rating


  • Black
  • White One-Touch Drinks wrap (fee applies)
  • Custom wrap (additional fee applies)
    • Wrap Columbia with your company logo and promotional messaging to boost sales. Magnets are suggested since they are not permanent.


    • Credit Card & Cashless Payment system compatible
    • Nayax Cashless offers many programs through a VPOS device. Use as a hybrid free/sales system with the use of a pre-loaded Nayax card so the machine will provide free drinks for employees. Meanwhile, the default setting would be payment-per-service mode. (See Nayax here.)
    • Incorporate two types of payment solutions at one time (suggested as cashless and coin acceptor).


      • One year on parts and labor

      We provide free shipping and installation for all new drink machines sold with a destination in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex and 250 miles beyond the zip code of 75010. Maximum distance for free to the following cities (for example); Austin, Shreveport, Oklahoma City, Colorado City.

      Installation Terms: Installation is possible as long as the location is within the service area of a third-party technician who can be employed for the installation, training, and after-sales service calls. Any installation requiring additional visits due to a site not being ready or that requires travel in excess of one hour would incur additional costs relative to the certified technician in your area. Installation by an unqualified technician can void your warranty. Please call One-Touch Drinks to place your order and start the process. We look forward to hearing from you!

      Sales Tax

      We do not charge sales tax on drink machines for 49 of the United States. The one exception is Texas, our home state. If you have a Texas tax exemption, please send it to waive the state sales tax.  All consumables are always tax-free.

      Tel: 800-560-5062



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      Maintenance & Service

      We believe that having the best machines in the world is the key to success. One-Touch Drinks and EGRO technology are designed by highly skilled European engineers and have been tested over many years and in markets all over the world. Our machines are commercial grade, low maintenance, require little electricity, and will run smoothly for many years with proper maintenance. We provide free shipping and installation, and we stand behind our machines with a one to a two-year warranty. We look forward to keeping you well-informed about your machine’s maintenance requirements and providing technical support when needed. Your success is how we measure our success, and we look forward to leading the way.

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