1933: Alfonso Bialetti comes up with the brilliant idea of Moka Express: this would revolutionize the way of making coffee at home and is the original stovetop coffee maker. Generations of Italians wake up to Bialetti, leading to the company becoming one of the premiere Italian producers of Moka Pots.
The name? It comes from the city of Mokha in Yemen, one of the leading and most famous production areas of coffee worldwide.
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