Knowledge of the Raw Material

To create the perfect Espresso blend, it is necessary to have an extremely in-depth knowledge of the raw material, that is green or “raw” coffee: 86 years of experience have enabled us to fully understand “Coffee for Espresso”. The Illy family has concentrated exclusively on Espresso coffee since 1933: four generations dedicated to this passion, handed down from father to son, along with specific know-how. (See “The Story of the Illy Family”)