Illy: The dream to offer the best coffee to the world
illycaffè is an Italian family business founded in Trieste in 1933 by Francesco Illy. Today it is led by the third generation of the family. Andrea Illy is the president and Massimiliano Pogliani the CEO. Anna Rossi Illy is honorary president (she is the wife of Ernesto, the son of the founder, who passed away in 2008).
Anna Illy is Chief Ethical Officer and president of the Ernesto Illy Foundation.
Illy is renowned around the world and recognised for the high quality and velvety taste of our coffee, a blend made of nine varieties of pure Arabica that delights millions of people every day at home, in the office, in hotels, restaurants and coffee shops.
The company has built a world of experience, taste, science and art around the pleasure of a perfect cup of coffee. The world of illy also includes coffee machines, designer cups (the illy Art collection) and accessories; our illy Caffè - authentic Italian coffee shops - and the Università del Caffè, founded in 1999 to promote and share the culture of quality coffee in Italy and around the world.