19 Jan '12, 9pm

This round's on ... Nespresso's Irene Latoa: The moment I inhale the fragrance of the coffee aroma, I know I'm g...

FOR Irene Latoa, coffee is a necessity. "It's akin to breathing air and drinking water," the native Australian quipped. She has been based here for the last five years, and was recently-appointed Nespresso Singapore's country manager. Her love for a good brew, though, is something a growing number of Singaporeans can relate to. "I love the ritual of making the perfect cup of coffee in the morning with my Pixie coffee machine. The moment I inhale the fragrance of the coffee aroma, I know I'm going to have a great day," she continued, adding how she would kick start her mornings with a ristretto, moving on to cappuccinos in the afternoon. Indeed, the demand for gourmet coffee has climbed rapidly in the last few years. And she believes that the surge of interest is due to a number of factors, starting with Singaporeans' love for travel. Irene also let us in on some of her oth...

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