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Lavazza has established itself as the leader of the Italian retail market

Established in 1895, the Turin-based company has been owned by the Lavazza family for four generations.
Lavazza is one of the most important roasters in the world, a leader in Italy with a share of about 44% of the retail market by value.

Lavazza today:
over € 1.473 billion in turnover (figures as of 31/12/2015)

  • Over 90 countries worldwide in which Lavazza is present with direct Lavazza subsidiaries and an extensive network of distributors
  • Over 3.000 employees
  • 3 plants in Italy, plus the Carte Noire plant in France, and another one in India serving the local market
  • More than 50 Training Centers around the world, in which over 30,000 people are trained every year
  • More than 25 years of tradition in the production and marketing of systems and products for the portioned coffee segment
  • 20 billion cups of Lavazza coffee consumed yearly worldwide

A growing company
The company has established itself as one of the Italian brands with the highest credibility abroad, thanks to a vision based on a constant dialogue between tradition and innovation. The opening of the Australian subsidiary and the two acquisitions of Carte Noire, the market leader in France, and Merrild, the leading brand in Denmark and the Baltics, propelled Lavazza into the ranks of large global companies. Today, the company is in sixth place in the global industry ranking, with over 50% of its turnover originating abroad.

The Training Center Network
The distinctive values of the Lavazza brand are mainly quality and innovation. Therefore, Lavazza has created the Training Center Network, an international network of over 50 training centers around the world, where about 30,000 users each year such as customers, journalists and opinion leaders, can learn how to make an excellent espresso and study everything there is to know about coffee on a broader level. 

Download the 2015 Annual Report.