Edward Brunner from Cambridge Consultants with the new machine that could spell the end of the teabag. See MASONS story MNBAG; The humble teabag could be squeezed out of kitchens after scientists brewed up plans for the perfect cuppa. Cambridge Consultants, who brought us the round teabag, believe they can take tea to the next level using pods filled with leaves which are spun at high speed. A prototype machine which has been developed promises a quicker, better and cleaner brew, which could challenge the dominance of coffee makers such as the Nespresso. Edward Brunner, group leader of the industrial and scientific group at Cambridge Consultants, said: âWhilst coffee systems have seen a significant amount of innovation over the last decade nothing has changed in tea brewing, leaving the tea drinker almost forgotten about.