Illy Coffee – Now available @LondonDrugs !!
A number of months ago I told you that we would be listing Illy Coffee at London Drugs. I am happy to report back that one most famous coffees in Italy and one of the most recognizable brands in Canada is now available at all London Drugs locations!
A little info on Illy right off their web page (I am not even going to attempt to write my own Illy descriptive!!);
“Founded in 1933 by Francesco Illy, illycaffè produces and sells a unique blend of high quality coffee made from 9 types of pure Arabica beans A careful balance of ingredients from South and Central America, India and Africa creates the unmistakable illy flavor: always identical in any espresso cup, wherever it is drunk around the world.
The illy blend is destined for the Ho.Re.Ca. (hotel, restaurant and catering) sector, household and office consumption. It is now marketed in 140 countries worldwide, covering all 5 continents, and is served in more than 50,000 of the finest restaurants and coffee bars in the world.
Based in Trieste, Italy, illycaffè is led by chairman and CEO, Andrea Illy, the third generation of the Illy family.
Today, the illycaffè group helps to develop the global market and culture of coffee by working on all the factors that go into the perfect cup of espresso: the blend, the machines, the preparation, the training of specialized bar staff and even the design of bars and venues where people can enjoy drinking coffee. It disseminates the culture of coffee by continually reinventing tradition.”
This is one of the nicest espresso blends that you will find in the mass market. There are other boutique brands etc, but few match illy!
London Drugs now carries 4 of those classic looking metal tins in 250g size! Retails of $15.99 on all 4 flavours!
We have 2 Espresso (Ground and Bean), Dark Roast Whole Bean and Medium Roast Ground. Of course all can be used in a traditional Canadian type drip machine, a traditional Italian mocha, or any of the new electric espresso machines of which we have many great varieties in London Drugs stores!
Come in and give them a try. I know you will LOVE this coffee!
Thank You to Illy Espresso Canada for giving us the chance to carry their wonderful coffees!
Ciao for now @kootenayborn