THE ART OF COFFEE
A company with a long and prestigious history, Caffè Vergnano was founded way back in 1882. The company began as a small grocer's shop in Chieri, a small town at the foot of the Turin hills, set up by the grandfather of the current owners of the company, Domenico Vergnano.
The Vergnano family's true vocation soon became clear - within a few years, that small shop mastered all the secrets of roasting and selling coffee. The company grew at an astonishing rate, and the first three Italian shops were opened in Turin, Alba and Chieri. But the true leap forward happened in the 1930s, and was the outcome of a brave decision - the purchase of a coffee factory in Kenya.
The company can look to the future with confidence, standing strong with their 13500 square metre factory and 14 automatic production lines. In 2008, they become the seventh biggest Italian large scale distributor in the HORECA sector, present in 19 regions with more than 4000 clients, and more than 40 branches in 13 countries worldwide. What's more, the company exports successfully to more than 60 countries worldwide.