ASIC - Association for science and information on coffee

Remembering Ernesto Illy


Co-founder of ASIC

Ten years after his dead we remember Ernesto Illy, co-founder of ASIC

Ernesto Illy was a highly respected coffee scientist, researcher, inventor and humanist with a huge passion for the science of coffee and for the people working to promote quality in coffee.
He managed one of the first coffee research laboratories and worked with academic, scientific and corporate institutions in his studies.