BEST ITALIAN COFFEE
For many enjoying a cup of coffee, whether espresso, cappuccino or macchiato, has become an irreplaceable habit which characterises specific moments of the day. As soon as we wake up it gives us the right charge to start the day; while during the afternoon it represents an occasion to meet up with friends and colleagues. Nowadays, the coffee one is a tradition spread all over the world but is good to know that the traditional espresso coffee has origins from our own motherland Italy.
In Italy, as in other countries, the introduction of coffee collided with the opinion of some members of the Church. Some Christian fanatics incited Pope Clement VIII to ban the “drink of the devil” to the faithful. But the Pope, tasting a cup, turned out to be favourable toits use. Thanks to papal approval and blessing, the coffee started to become a very popular drink.
Coffee is mainly grown in the tropical areas of the equator. Among the different coffee species, the most common is the Arabica, indeed, three-quarters of the world production come from its cultivation.
The espresso coffee has Italian origins, both for the production method and for the industrial production of espresso coffee machines, spread in Italy as a consequence of the refinement of a prototype presented at the Universal Exhibition of Paris in 1855.
The cultivation of coffee goes far beyondthe simple production process. In fact, it represents a ritual, an expertise, a cultural sediment and a source of livelihood for thousands of people all over the world. Behind every serving cup there is the commitment of those who have decided to make coffee their own choice of life. A passion that comes hand in hand, from generation to generation.
It is the passion that drives Italian coffee producers to seek excellence and perfection. This attitude is expressed in the knowledge of the product in all its aspects, in the methods of preparation and in the forms in which it can be served. A way to meet the tastes of all coffee lovers, always guaranteeing the right mix of tradition and innovation.
Care and passion mean also support and protection for those who make sure that the best coffee arrive in our homes and bars and for those who grows coffee in the countries of origin. By safeguarding the territory and dignity of the producers, the values are preserved throughout the coffee chain, ensuring that passion, dedication and care are passed on from generation to generation.
Let’s then see which are the Top 5 Best Italian Coffee!
Best Italian Coffee: Molinari Platino Roasted Coffee Beans
Italian coffee – 1Kg
For shopping Molinari Platino Roasted Coffee Beans in the UK go to The Italian Community Shop.
The Molinari Platino Roasted Coffee Beansis characterised by a persistent aroma, perfect for customers who want to rediscover the taste of atraditional coffee.
This blended coffee, predominantly from Central America, is characterized by a decisive aroma and a strong taste which makes of it the ideal blend for all coffee lovers. The mix of the best coffee determines an indistinguishable body, cream and scent. The strong flavour and dark cream, with a decided character are the main features. It leaves an intense and persistent aromain the mouth all customers who like to enjoy an unequivocally tasty coffee.
PLATINO is the new line of Molinari coffee which gives the most refined palates an accurate selection of refined coffee. It is characterised by low acidity, strong and full body and a low- medium sweetness.
This Molinari blend is the result of a careful selection of the toughest blends, with intense aroma, velvety consistency and a decided taste, pleasant at any time of the day.
The “Caffè Molinari Spa” is a company that, born and developed in Modena, operates a roasting service that offers a wide range of products ranging from classic coffee to the most innovative Bio Coffee, decaffeinated and flavoured coffee.
Thanks to the association of tradition with new packaging technology and constant attention to customer satisfaction, the Molinari brand offers high standard quality products that has allowed it to becomea renowned coffeeproducer all over the world.
Best Italian Coffee: Caffè Ginevra– “Special” Blend
Italian Coffee – 1Kg
For Shopping Caffè Ginevra– “Special” Blend in the UK go to The Italian Community shop.
The Caffè Ginevra– “Special” Blend is made from the selection of the most particular and aromatic beans with Asian and African Robusta origins, which determine a strong, constant and vigorous taste in the cup. This blend is created to exalt the characteristics of the beans which produce a refined, sweet and gentle taste and a persistent aftertaste with a chocolate aroma.
The Ginevra “Special” blend is characterised by a full bodied and velvety taste, ground both for the classic coffee machines and the American one. The harmony of flavors ranges from the sweet and soft taste to the long, full and generous one which makes of it a vortex of satisfying fragrances and scents.
The roasting process represents for Caffè Ginevra long familiar tradition, considering that it has been roasting coffee in the Sicilian lands for almost a century. Indeed, in 1923 Massimino Ginevra first created the fragrant and aromatic coffee blend using a small, traditional hand-held roaster. Not long after, his coffee was recognized nationally for it’s individuality and above all, it’s quality.
The production process starts with the selection of only the finest Arabica and Robusta beans which are then blended and roasted according to the principles of the Caffè Ginevra’s tradition. Today Caffè Ginevra still guarantees those high standardsand, although the processes of roasting coffee may have changed, that research of quality and freshness is stronger today than ever. Additionally, each mixture follows a particular packaging process which is designed to ensure and preserve the original fragrance.
It is the love for the genuine goodness and the constant search for sweetness, simplicity and balance which characterizes the line of family products “Caffè Ginevra.”
Best Italian Coffee: Pellini Coffee Top 100 percent Arabica Ground Coffee
Italian coffee – 250g – Pack of 2
For shopping Pellini Coffee Top 100 percent Arabica Ground Coffee in the UK go to The Italian Community shop.
Pellini Top 100% Arabica includes all Pellini experience. A blend created for the professional business of the bar and for those consumers who look for a refined, high quality espresso.
Pellini Top 100% Arabica is an exclusive recipe from the Arabica blend, made up of premium coffee selected directly in the home countries. The slow process of roasting at controlled temperature enhances the taste and the aroma. Awarded as a Gold Medal at the International Coffee Tasting for its elegance and uniqueness, it has become iconic and a reference point for the most qualified professionals.
The colour, the texture of the cream and the persistence of the espresso reveals more than we can imagine. An espressocolour hazelnut with light reddish streaks means a 100% Arabica superior quality blend with a careful and accurate roasting and a preparation processwhich respects the times of extraction and the use of the right amount of ground coffee.
The smell is a complex and delicate sense: through smells and scents we can recognize what surrounds us. We talk about olfactory analysis even when evaluating the aromas of an espresso and its many shades.
Pellini Top 100% Arabica is distinguished by the richness and intensity of its aromas. At the classic roastedaroma, we can also feel hints of honey, flowers, liquorice and cocoa. Additionally, the palate is the witness and judge of the best espresso. What is commonly called “taste” in the tasting process is expressed by evaluating a number of technical factors such as the body, acidity, and bitterness.
Pellini Top 100% Arabica is an espresso with a pleasant structure that envelops the palate with a sweet but decided taste. This is a feature of the finest coffee that completes its softness and texture. The low concentration of caffeine makes it naturally less bitter and it gives a slight feel of freshness and a perfectly balanced taste.
Best Italian Coffee: Caffè Aloia – vacuum packed
Italian coffee – 250g
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Caffè Aloia is a refined blend obtained predominantly from precious Arabica beans, carefully selected and roasted, with a sparkling aroma and delicate taste. The Arabica blends are roasted individually to enhance the acidity of the beans which are then combined with Uganda’s Robusta ones characterised by significantly intense aromatic notes. The combination of these blends and the particular slow and light roasting process creates a soft and creamy coffee with a sweet and velvety aftertaste.
The production process is characterised by a continuous commitment to the quality of the product and a strong passion to ensure the production of unique tastes always inspired by the original Neapolitan tradition. The aim is to provide an ever-expanding range of products to meet consumer needs with different cultures and traditions, in line with new technologies so as to ensure the quality which distinguishes this traditional brand.
Coffee Aloia carefully selects raw materials of different origin and varieties with the aim of preserving the high quality of the product. This is achieved through a rigorous and accurate production process which encapsulates all the tradition and experience of 80 years of activity.
The achievement of this goal is given by constant control and a methodology of innovation. Attention to quality also means environmental awareness; for Caffè Aloia it is essential to minimize the impacts of the production process by researching and adopting new materials in full respect of the environment, guaranteeing the attainment of ever higher quality standards.
Best Italian Coffee: Lavazza Coffee Qualità Rossa
Italian coffee – 250g – Pack of 6
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Lavazza Coffee Qualità Rossa is composed by the Brazil’s natural Arabica blend and the Africa’s Robusta blend. So the origins of the Lavazza Qualità Rossa are predominantly South America and Africa. However, the processing of the coffee beans takes place in Turin, Northern Italy. The profile of this coffee is full and rich, characterised by a golden cream and warm colour. Its scent recalls notes of chocolate and dried fruit. Its full, round and velvety taste is determined by the medium roasting of the coffee beans. The Qualità Rossa blend is scrupulously selected, toasted and grinded, as required by the brand’s quality standards.
The ideal grinding, neither too fine nor too big, is designed to always provide the customers with the perfect espresso.
The Lavazza Qualità Rossa represents the pleasure of a good coffee that always accompanies Italian families during their working days and their time off as well. An unmistakable aroma to recharge everyone with good humour and energy. On the nose stand out hints of natural elements, such as wood and earth, with caramel and chocolate notes. Whether it is an espresso, cappuccino or latte macchiato this Lavazza quality coffee guarantees to please the tastes of even the most discerning of coffee lovers.
The blend is defined by its sweet aroma and warm, almost chocolaty touch, which creates a unique Lavazza QualitàRossa, one of the most traditional Italian products.
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