Most experts today would agree that illy was ahead of its time in the 1970s, finding a way to make high-quality espresso easier to prepare and enjoy. The E.S.E. (Easy Serving Espresso) pod format presaged today’s popular pre-packed, single cup coffee-making formats, and remains a popular choice for passionate coffeeloversathome.
Each E.S.E. pod contains a perfectlydosedandtampedmeasure of the distinctive illyblend, enclosed in environmentally friendly filter paper designed to preserve critical flavor and aromas. An E.S.E. pod is simply placed inside a compatible machine, and within 30 seconds yields an espresso with the signatureillytaste: strong, rich, yet smooth and balanced.