Knowing Where to Find the Finest Coffees
Today it is no longer possible to buy the coffee proposed by the raw coffee brokers the way we used to. The quality they offer us rarely succeeds in living up to our expectations and when it does, there isn’t enough coffee to meet demand. Now we buy our coffee directly from our friends who produce it in over 15 different countries, from Brazil to Mexico, Tanzania to Ethiopia, and India to Vietnam (which has recently begun producing the Arabica coffee of the very highest quality).
Over 25 years of direct relationships with coffee growers have enabled us to identify the best and work with them to achieve only the finest quality. My sister Anna Illy, our team of agronomists, and sometimes even myself, have been in constant contact with the coffee