About illy: Illycaffè S.p.A. is an Italian coffee roasting company that specializes in the production of espresso. The company was founded by Francesco Illy in 1933, and it was later led and expanded by his son, Ernesto Illy. Today, Andrea Illy is the Chairman, representing the third generation of family leadership, and Massimiliano Pogliani is the CEO. As of 31 December 2015, the company had 1,177 employees, 8.6% more than 2014. The company's coffee is present in 140 countries, and at the end of 2016, its revenues totaled €460 million, a 5% increase over 2015.