Based in Trieste, Italy, illycaffe produces and markets a unique blend of coffee as the single brand leader in quality coffee and gives coffee connoisseurs an overall authentic Italian coffee experience. It is available in more than 41,000 of the best restaurants and coffee bars and is sold in over 100 countries around the world, serving over 6 million cups of illy espresso coffee a day. On a global level, it employs over 600 people.
illy buys green coffee of the highest quality Arabica directly from the growers through partnerships based on the mutual creation of value. The Italian-based company fosters long-term collaborations with the world's best coffee growers - in Brazil, Central America, India and Africa - providing know-how and technology and offering above-market prices.