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A LEAP INTO THE FUTURE:
THE FIRST ESPRESSO IN SPACE.

  • 2004 Calendar by Thierry Le Gouès — Photographs, 2004.

2004 Calendar by Thierry Le Gouès — Photographs, 2004.

2004 Calendar -Thierry Le Gouès “Mission to Espresso”

In 2004, the Lavazza calendar took coffee into space, with the photographs of Thierry Le Gouès, inspired by Barbarella and the pop and science fiction imagery of the Sixties and Seventies.
2015

10 years later we made this dream come true: actually taking Italian espresso onto the International Space Station, in collaboration with Argotec and the Italian Space Agency (ASI).

2015
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Looking to the future.

2015

In the same year, we saw the results of another unique project: in partnership with illycaffè we unveiled the genome sequencing of Coffea arabica.

Today, to celebrate 120 years of our history, we are taking part in Expo 2015 where we are presenting the first Lavazza compostable capsule for preparing a perfect Italian espresso, respectful of the environment.

2015

Lavazza 2015 Calendar: The Earth Defenders by Steve McCurry