The E.S.E. (Easy Serving Espresso) espresso pod invented and launched by illy has become an espresso standard, found in homes, offices and cafés throughout the world. Each serving, or pod, contains 7 grams of perfectly ground, expertly tamped coffee to ensure delicious, consistent espresso each and every time. Simply insert a pod into an E.S.E.-compatible espresso machine and in less than 30 seconds it yields a delicious cup of rich, robust espresso. The individually wrapped servings protect the illy coffee from oxidation and guarantee maximum freshness each and every cup.