Individual wrapped pods. Individually servings of esprsso for use in ESE compatible machines * Dispenser box containing 18 single-serving (7 gm) ESE espresso pods. * Made from pure Arabica coffee beans packed in CO2 to preserve freshness * Simply pop a pod into your espresso machine and wait 30 seconds or less for a rich espresso * Eliminates the mess of conventional grinding, dosing, and tamping As its name suggests, espresso is made to order and lasts but a moment, providing a few brief, intense sips of pleasure that define the daily rhythm of life in Italy and much of the world. Just two ingredients—water at 194°F and the powder of 50 beans—worth of freshly ground, roasted coffee—become a feast for the senses when extracted under 9 atmospheres of pressure by the modern espresso machine. The resulting cup of 25-30ml of velvety smooth, rich and fragrant coffee is delicious and stimulating, but in fact contains less caffeine than coffee prepared by any other method. Every year, billions of cups of espresso are enjoyed worldwide, because those cups hold more than just good coffee; they contain a beverage which caresses the senses, energizes the mind, promotes creativity and catalyzes friendships. In other words, a beverage that plays a significant role in the daily lives of many millions of people. For illy, improving and enhancing the enjoyment of espresso is the object of its research and passion, an object where beauty, art, culture and science meet in a delightful and joyous ritual.