Founded in 1933 by Francesco Illy, illycaffè produces and sells worldwide a single blend of premium quality coffee made from nine varieties of pure Arabica beans. Illy products are enjoyed in more than 140 countries, on all five continents, and are served in about 100,000 establishments. Based in Trieste, the company is led by the third generation of the Illy family: illycaffè S.p.A. belongs (100%) to the Illy family's holding company – Gruppo illy S.p.A.
illycaffè's approach to innovation is focused on the creation of sustainable value for its customers consumers and stakeholders in general, by providing products, solutions and services in line with expectations, and at the highest levels of excellence and quality. The company's achievements in these areas have been made possible through investments made in technology and research and development, through relationships with strategic partners and, first and foremost, through the professionalism and expertise of the people working in the company