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Best Selling Italian Coffee – The Top Ten List

Best selling Lavazza Crema Gusto Coffee

I was curious to see whether the best selling Italian coffee at the top of my previous best selling Italian coffee list was still selling well.

You can find answer below in the best selling Italian coffee top ten list which has been updated for 2017. As from 2017, there are now two lists: one for ground Italian coffee and the other for Italian coffee beans.

Note that to get into to best selling Italian coffee Top Ten, the coffee concerned has to be made by an Italian coffee roaster in Italy.  No non-Italian fakes permitted.  Sorry, Starbucks.

Start your day the Italian Espresso way. I do.
Why not start your day the Italian Espresso way? I do.

New for 2017: The Top Ten Best Selling Ground Italian coffee on Amazon.com

Lavazza ground coffee remains popular but Illy coffee makes a good showing too. Some Italians swear by Illy coffee, so if you haven’t tried it, do so.

Even better, try some Lavazza and some Illy ground coffee to see which you prefer.

Here’s the brand new for 2017 best selling ground coffee list:

  1. Lavazza Crema e Gusto – Ground Coffee, 8.8-Ounce Bricks (Pack of 4) (My personal favorite)
  2. illy Caffe (Medium Roast, Ground coffee), 8.8 Ounce Tin
  3. Lavazza Caffe Espresso – Medium Ground Coffee, 8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)
  4. illy Medium Roast Ground Moka Coffee for Stovetop Coffeemakers, 8.8 ounce can
  5. illy Ground Espresso Dark Roast Coffee 8.8oz, (Pack of 2)
  6. Lavazza Caffe Espresso Ground Coffee, Medium 8 oz
  7. illy Medium Roast Whole Bean Coffee 8.8 Ounces
  8. Illy Ground Espresso Medium Roast, 8.8oz (Pack of 2)
  9. Lavazza Qualita Rossa – Caffe Ground Espresso, 8.8-Ounce Bricks (Pack of 4)
  10. Lavazza Qualita Oro Medium Roast Ground Coffee, 8.8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

You might be interested to know that the top selling decaffeinated ground Italian coffee in 2017 is:

New for 2017: The Top Ten Best Selling Italian coffee Beans on Amazon.com

In the coffee bean category, Lavazza does very well taking all the top spots even if Illy Caffe’s Normale whole bean coffee are in 2nd place overall.

  1. Lavazza Super Crema Espresso – Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag – also the number one best selling coffee beans in the USA in June 2017.
  2. illy Caffe Normale Whole Bean Coffee, Medium Roast, 8.8 coffee cans (Pack of 6)
  3. Lavazza Gold Selection – Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag
  4. Lavazza Gran Filtro – Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag
  5. Lavazza Grand Espresso – Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag
  6. Illy Scuro Whole Bean Coffee Dark Roast- Pack of Six 8.8 oz. Coffee Cans
  7. Lavazza Gran Aroma Bar Coffee Beans, 2.2-Pound
  8. Lavazza Qualita Oro Italian Coffee Whole Beans 2.2 Pound
  9. Lavazza Pienaroma Whole Bean Espresso, 2.2-Pound Bag
  10. Lavazza Tierra! Intenso – Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag

Note: Please don’t get beans confused with ground coffee.  To use coffee beans you’ll need a coffee grinding machine or have a espresso machine which can grind them.

Added 2016 – Caffe Borbone

An up and coming coffee brand in Italy – Caffe Borbone- Espresso Pods – Miscela Blu – lots of positive reviews on Amazon too. If you’ve got a Nespresso machine, you can also try Borbone coffee: Caffe Borbone Espresso – Respresso – Superior Quality – 100% Italian Roasted – Miscela Blu are excellent. I recommend these and drink them myself – they make a great tasting shot of espresso. I got to know about them thanks to an Italian friend. Thanks, Roberto!

And here’s another Borbone blend for you to try: Amazon Exclusive: Caffe Borbone BLACK Espresso Pods – Lavazza and illy Compatible – Miscela Black.

A Best Selling Italian Coffee Number One

Back in April 2011, sitting at the top of the top ten best selling Italian coffee list was Lavazza’s Super Crema Espresso Whole Bean Coffee, well, it’s been ousted from the top spot by another Lavazza coffee – Lavazza’s Crema e Gusto, which is a personal favorite of mine!  I recommended Lavazza’s Crema e Gusto blend to someone who got in touch with me via Twitter and he was very happy with it.

In July 2015, the top spot goes to Lavazza Super Crema Espresso Whole Bean Coffee. Back in In July 2014, Lavazza’s Crema e Gusto was the number 1 best seller in Amazon.com’s ground coffee category which is now Coffee Beverages.

I particularly like Lavazza’s Crema e Gusto coffee because it tastes like the espresso coffee I drink in Milan coffee bars – it’s got an authentic Italian coffee taste. By the way, I live in Italy and I love Italian coffee too.

If you want to try Lavazza’s Crema e Gusto coffee, you don’t need to buy four packs of it. Amazon.com sells a single 8.8 ounce brick – so trying this great tasting Italian coffee is even easier than ever.

Just think about it, you can make a cappuccino which tastes like those cappuccinos you had on your summer vacation in Rome, Florence or Venice. Happy memories of Italy will come flooding your way! And a shot of espresso is a great way to wake yourself up in the morning.

The previous list, which contained both ground and coffee beans, is here:

Top Ten Best Selling Italian Coffee on Amazon.com – 2015 List

Best selling Italian Coffee - Lavazza Crema Gusto
Best selling Italian Coffee – Lavazza Crema Gusto

The numbers in brackets show the coffee in questions position in the original coffee Top Ten list.

1. (2. in 2014) (1. in 2011) Lavazza Super Crema Espresso Whole Bean Coffee, 2.2-Pound Bag – a number 1 best seller in mid-2014 in Amazon’s Whole Roasted Coffee Beans

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Like I was back in Tuscany, but also makes great American coffee“, commented Jack Huesman, an Amazon Top 1000 reviewer.

2. (1. 2014) (2. 2011) Lavazza Crema e Gusto Ground Coffee, Italian Espresso, 8.8-Ounce Bricks (Pack of 4) – has slipped on place in 2015.

Customer Nicholas Chase commented that Lavazza Crema e Gusto is an “Excellent Blend“, he also added: “Lavazza is a great Italian brand name and the Crema e Gusto blend is a fairly new introduction to the Lavazza catalog. I first tried the Crema e Gusto in Europe and quickly became addicted! I packed my suitcase full when I came home and it was worth the effort. All of the Lavazza blends are excellent, but this blend is particularly special- it is very smooth and rich with virtually no bitterness at all. I brew it in a stove-top espresso maker and it’s absolutely perfect every time.”

3. New Entry for 2015! – Lavazza Caffe Espresso – Medium Ground Coffee, 8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

(1a – in 2014) Lavazza Crema e Gusto Ground Coffee, Italian Espresso, 8.8-Ounce Brick – not ranked in 2015.

The following Italian made coffee roasts were not ranked in Amazon’s Best Sellers in Coffee Beverages in July 2015:

(3 in July 2014) (2 at start of 2014) (3 in 2011) Lavazza Caffe Espresso Ground Coffee, 8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

(4 in 2014)(5 in 2011) Lavazza Qualita Rossa, Caffe Ground Espresso, 8.8-Ounce Bricks (Pack of 4)

(5 in 2014) (7 in 2011) Lavazza Qualita Oro Espresso Ground Coffee, 8.8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

(6 in 2015)(Not ranked in 2011) illy Caffe Scura Coffee, Espresso, (Dark Roast, Black Band), 18-Count E.S.E. Pods (Pack of 2)

(7 in 2014)(6 in 2011) Lavazza Qualita Oro Whole Bean Coffee, 8.8-Ounce Bags (Pack of 4)

(8 in 2014)(9) Lavazza Decaffeinated Espresso Ground Coffee, 8-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

(9 in 2014)(Not ranked in 2011) illy Caffe Normale MOKA Ground Coffee, 8.8-Ounce Tin

(10 in 2014)(Not ranked in 2011) Lavazza Premium Drip Ground Coffee, 10-Ounce Cans (Pack of 4)

Lavazza is still doing really well in the coffee top ten and continues to do so in 2014.  The only other challenger is Illy – whose Caffe Scura coffee has knocked Lavazza’s Lavazza Qualita Oro Whole Bean Coffee off its sixth place.

The best selling Italian coffee top ten will be updated!

PS Try this Espresso Cups for Christmas post for some interesting Italian coffee cups which, along with some authentic Italian coffee, would make an great Christmas gift.

You might like a expresso espresso coffee maker too.

A cup of good Italian coffee is a great way to start your day! Nowadays, coffee machines which take coffee pods can whip up a great espresso in a few moments – perfect for anyone with a busy lifestyle.

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