The complexity of excellence.
The AMICI blend combines the best Arabica coffees: nine ingredients selected from South and Central America, Asia and Africa. The cocoa notes and full-bodiedness of South American coffees, the elegant acidity and ripe fruit and caramelised sugar of Central American beans, the bouquet of jasmine and freshness of African Arabicas, and finally the spicy and dried fruit notes of Asian coffees.
The amalgamation of the blend ingredients gives the coffee a smooth and complex taste, with a distinct sweetness and a pleasant, fragrant acidity that complements the bitterness of the roast. The structure of the coffee is given by a silky, velvety body, which invites you to discover the coffee sip after sip, and ensures that the coffee aroma lingers long after the last sip. The aftertaste is first roasted hazelnuts, then evolves into sultanas and candied orange peel, for an experience that lasts long after the coffee is finished.
The E.S.E. pod: the paper solution of the excellent espresso by Amici
The Easy Serving Espresso (E.S.E.) contains the Amici blend, which is composed of nine pure Arabicas selected among the best ones in the world. The blend is portioned in filter paper and packed in a single serving to get a perfect espresso anytime you want, comfortably at home.
The E.S.E. pods are available in boxes containing 18 portions in single packs. Discover below all the E.S.E. pods by Amici Caffè.
The E.S.E. pods are available in boxes containing 40 portions in single packs. Discover below all the E.S.E. pods by Amici Caffè.
If you own a coffee machine with filter holder, a moka, a super automatic machine or if you make your coffee with napoletana, filter or french press, then the perfect coffee is our bags of 250 grams.
The TEN pods: espresso, just like from the barista, but in your own home.
TEN: It is called like that because each portion contains about 10 grams of coffee powder. So there is about 40 % more coffee in each pad.
TEN is an extremely is rich in structure and body. Rich in aromas. Rich in the length of taste (more than two hours if you drink it without sugar). Balanced and harmonious. Very sweet. Just like the coffee in the best Italian bars (which often choose it for that reason).
The TEN system coffee pods contain the Amici blend of nine pure Arabica varieties from the world's best growing regions. Discover our TEN range.
The TEN pads cannot be used with E.S.E. system machines.
We are proud to show our two systems: with the La Piccola, a small compact E.S.E machine. The jewel in every kitchen and, exclusively at Amici, the TEN - Professional Espresso System
For those who prefer coffee portioned in pods, the La Piccola works with the E.S.E. system: Click on the box of the machine you prefer to discover all the colors and characteristics.
La Piccola Piccola - Compact design and small space
The LA PICCOLA espresso machine is the smallest quality machine currently available on the market. Besides that, its extravagant design is an absolute eye-catcher.
An elegant 1-litre glass bottle is used for the fresh water, which is another plus point of the machine.
The PICCOLA is perfect for private households, small offices, on the boat and for all those who do not want to do without quality even when travelling.
Perfect espressos are guaranteed with this hand-lever machine in compact format, made in Italy. In addition to these attributes, various colours make "LA PICCOLA" your perfect designer addition.
Choose your favourite colour.
TEN is a system consisting of special machines and special pods created to make the best possible coffee in Italian restaurants and cafés.It is, of course, a system with pods made of filter paper like the ones we have been familiar with for more than 100 years, but it has extraction parameters that are far superior to any other pod or capsule of the past.
The TEN Professional Espresso System in your home.
SYSTEM FOR PADS OF 10G
Simple, minimalist and functional lines. The ZIP is the ideal model for those who want to offer their loved ones at home a robust, Italian design and high-quality materials without taking up a lot of space.
LT1, the first coffee machine designed by Luca Trazzi for the TEN pod system.
Clear shapes, high end materials, Made in Italy and strong colours are the machines promises. The extraction serves a perfectly round coffee like you've never tried before.
The appropriate care guarantees coffee of the highest quality and also prolongs the life of your coffee machine.
In fact, the cleanness of the machine and hygiene in handling the coffee and water play an equally important role as the technical subtleties to ensure that the machine works well and that you end up with the perfect coffee experience.
"Poi ti spiego..." (I'll explain later) was his shtick. We were boys, except Saverio, who was still in his infancy. If he was caught in the act, he would get out of the affair in a flash with a disarming "Poi ti spiego...".
Even today, when I have to save myself from "one of those" situations, I say as innocently as possible: "Poi ti spiego...".
It always works!
We have brought it back to life, the collection from the 90s by Francesco Illy and Paolo Rossetti: so elegant, smooth and fine, sensual and mature.
The cups without handles! An unusual elegance for these cups, whose collection was born thanks to the work of 2 artists: Karl Kreger, who with his raised coffee beans on the china has created the illusion that the cup is already releasing the intense flavour of coffee — even when it’s empty — and Ron Anderson, who has used a colourful language with four subjects. Since then, new artists have joined the project to enrich this collection. Click on the box of the cup you prefer and discover all its characteristics.
The well-known cup collections - Amici Collection and MOU Collection - are a characteristic feature of our company. The idea of collaborating with famous designers and artists came from our company founder, Francesco Illy.
Artists of the most various directions create the most diverse and imaginative themes on the porcelain cups in an impressive way. To mark its 40th anniversary, Amici Caffè is launching a new collection of cups in exclusive collaboration with the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Design & Arts. Previously, the students submitted their creations to us and we put them on our website. The community had the possibility to choose their favourites. The four subjects of this MOU anniversary collection were chosen as winners.
The story of Dammann Frères
In 1692, King Louis XIV granted "Sieur Damame" the exclusive privilege of selling tea in France. A good 230 years later, the brothers Robert and Pierre Dammann founded the company Dammann Frères. The tea lover Jean Jumeau-Lafond, who had a lasting influence on the history of Dammann Frères, greatly changed the previously weak French tea market in the 1940s. The beginning of a success story, because within 5 years tea from Dammann was sold in more than 1000 shops.
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