Italy does not grow any coffee – it is actually bought from other countries, then processed in Italy and that makes it Italian coffee. Italy has become a master in the art of torrefazione, it being the Italian name given to the toasting process, and blending.
If you do research on Italian coffee basically every single site or source of information that mentions it says something like this: “Italy has a particularly rich and vibrant coffee culture, and is the destination of choice for coffee lovers from all over the world.” Italian coffee is some of the best in the world, with hundreds of large and small producers importing beans and producing coffee blends within Italy. Coffee bars and houses can be found all throughout Italy, where espresso coffee drinking is as much a ritual and a way of life as it is a simple drink.
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