Since the Middle Ages, and its origins in the luxury coffee houses of the Middle East, this mysterious, complex, stimulating beverage has provoked love and fear. Considered by some to be a cure-all, coffee has always aroused scientific interest.Nestlé's flagship powdered coffee product was introduced in Switzerland on April 1, 1938. Espresso is part of the Collection range and is made from 100% Arabicas from the finest coffee regions. The coffee beans are roasted to achieve a rich, intense taste needed for this classic type coffee. A short but deeply satisfying cup with a velvety golden-brown crema layer ? the easy way to enjoy an Espresso.