18 Feb '16, 4pm

Moka Magnate Renato Bialetti Meets His Maker in a Moka Pot

Moka Magnate Renato Bialetti Meets His Maker in a Moka Pot

The patent for the moka pot was acquired by Bialetti’s father, Alfonso, in 1933 from the moka pot inventor Luigi De Ponti. It was under Renato Bialetti’s company leadership, which began in the 1940’s, that the Bialetti name became commonplace in homes throughout Europe, from which the contraption spread as an easy-to-use stovetop brewing solution for strong, not-quite-espresso coffee throughout the world. Various accounts suggest the little mustachioed man in the Bialetti brand logo is either a character of Alfonso or Renato Bialetti.

Full article: http://dailycoffeenews.com/2016/02/18/moka-magnate-renato...

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