The story of illy begins in Trieste, Italy, where in 1933, company founder Francesco Illy developed the modern espresso machine. illy is a family-run business that considers respect for the environment and for the people that nurture coffee a fundamental part of doing business. illy is where experience, taste, scientific curiosity, art and culture come together to create a multidimensional and multisensory pleasure in the cup. More information can be found at their website: 

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Francis Francis

Founded in 1994 by Francesco Illy, Francis Francis produces iconic espresso machines for the home market.

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Monin is a family-run French brand that started in 1912 with Georges Monin. Over the
years, Monin has created a worldwide business selling into more than 140 countries.
Always ahead of its time in the use of technology and the creative development of new
products and applications, Monin has carved out a reputation as an imaginative drinks
solutions provider. Find out more about this great brand here: 

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A passionate British tea brand that believes it’s ‘what’s in the inside that counts’. In 1984,
along came its founders, Mike and Lorraine – two tea fanatics, determined to change the
world of tea forever. They were the UK’s first Fairtrade tea company. Clipper Tea created a
range of teas that are brighter, bolder and better-tasting. More interesting information can
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An Italian, historic brand that represents the Italian tradition of espresso coffee machines.
Astoria’s taste for excellence is expressed in the consistent performance of their machines,
in the quality of their production process, in their design, and in their relationships with
their customers and suppliers. You can read further here:

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Drink Me Chai

A family-run British brand with a passion for chai latte. Their belief is simple…“Once chai’d
never forgotten”. They are proud to donate a percentage of their profits from every pack
they sell to Pratham, a charity teaching disadvantaged children in India to read. Find out
more about Drink me Chai here:

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Monbana is a French family business founded in 1934, three generations of chocolate
lovers have enabled Chocolaterie MONBANA to become one of the most creative in its
sector. Read on here:

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