Lavazza North America, a part of world Italian espresso corporate Lavazza Group, has begun development of the primary roasting and packing plant within the United States. The new plant is slated to open in October 2021 and can serve america marketplace.

The plant is a selection of the Lavazza Professional facility in West Chester, Pennsylvania, which is able to combine present and new functions for Lavazza to provide roasted and floor espresso within the United States, including 1,000 sq. metres to the 18,000 sq. metre facility. Strategically the brand new plant will create the likelihood to extend the trade, to be extra reactive in america marketplace, and building up buyer pride.

“North America continues to be a strategic growth market for Lavazza Group and opening this facility in the United States will sharpen our competitive edge,” stated Davide Riboni, president and leader govt BU Americas for Lavazza. “We will more efficiently service our current customers and offer incentives to attract new ones.”

Until now, all Lavazza roasted and floor espresso for america marketplace used to be sourced from Italy, positioning the brand new plant to scale back Lavazza’s carbon footprint thru lowered delivery, in step with the Group’s “Roadmap to zero” that objectives to totally neutralise the gang’s carbon footprint by means of the tip of 2030. The West Chester facility is a LEED Gold website online, is 0 landfill, and the primary website online within the Lavazza Group to succeed in ISO 45001 certification. In the growth, Lavazza will care for the similar environmental requirements and historical past on the website online.

Products from West Chester will satisfy the entire high quality requirements of Lavazza logo, aimed toward offering to shoppers a product which fits the emblem’s Italian style.

“This is a very important step for the Lavazza Group and for its future development in the United States, a country that has always been of fundamental importance to us,” stated Eleuterio Quagliarini, crew leader operations officer. “In addition, the investment is made within a production facility that we acquired few years ago, which immediately proved to be the ideal context for developing this new Lavazza reality in the United States, principally thanks to the passion and expertise of the people who work there.”

Lavazza Group lately has 9 manufacturing vegetation in six Countries (3 in Italy, one in France, USA, UK, Canada, India). With a historical past of over 125 years, Lavazza has constructed on its Italian heritage and dedication to high quality and innovation, setting up itself as an trade pioneer this is liked by means of espresso drinkers all over the world. In contemporary years, the Lavazza Group has concerned about strategic efforts to fulfill emerging buyer call for for top rate espresso.