Coffee is one of the most widely consumed hot beverages worldwide, especially in Italy. Prepared by roasting coffee beans from the Coffea plant, the beverage comes in several varieties, the two most common being Arabica and Robusta. Although Italy is not a coffee-growing country, a wide variety of coffee types are served, with Espresso being the king of them all. In fact, coffee was the second most consumed beverage in the country after bottled water, with 78 percent of Italians choosing it.
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