Espresso Coffee Image: Nic McPhee (Flickr)

Bid for UNESCO World Heritage status for Italian espresso coffee

Italy has launched a bid to award the UNESCO World Heritage status to espresso coffee, the traditional and popular one shot coffee originating from the Neapolitan area. The bid is to include the whole (italian) supply chain, such as coffee roasters and espresso machines manufacturers. The bid passed the Italian parliament on tuesday 2 december.

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