A Trip to Trieste
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A Trip to Trieste

We saw where our coffee comes from first-hand, and it sure was beautiful.

Did you know that more than 500 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide each year? And, guess what – at least 14 billion of them are Italian espressos.

Lucky for us, then, that our coffee supplier, illy, invited 11 of the best baristas across the Harvey Nichols group to visit their coffee factory in Trieste, which specialises in the production of the espresso. Nestled at the edge of Italy and on the border of Slovenia, they shared their barista secrets and explained how real Italian coffee is made.

Once our team landed, they were taken on a lunch and market tour with the illy team. This gave them the opportunity to try Italian coffee made by the best people in the industry. The next day, there was a factory tour with a tasting session at the LAB, where our team got to understand the whole process of making coffee from farming all over the world to the final espresso cup that many enjoy every morning.

They returned to the UK ready to share their new-found knowledge with the rest of the team, and each cup of coffee we serve is now better than ever.


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